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Technology Week

Technology Week

February 20-24, 2023

The School of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering, and Applied Science (SAMEAS) and the School of Information Technology (SOIT) hosted local area high school students and their chaperones on campus on Wednesday, February 22.

  • Have fun learning about the programs you're most interested in by participating in an activity-filled scavenger hunt
  • Meet current students and hear why they chose their program and what they love about being an Ivy Tech Bear!

Technology Week Employer Panel 2023


Meet businesses that hire Ivy Tech grads

SOIT Employers:

School of Information Technology Employer Participants
Jon Rogers State of Indiana Office of Technology
Maya Gomez State of Indiana Office of Technology
Richard Cardwell Infosys, Ltd.
Charles McKinney Eli Lilly
Timothy TJ Gadlin TEK Experts
Kelsey Donnelly WGU
Brianna Phillips American Structurepoint

SAMEAS Employers:

  • Arcamed (Zoom panel only)
  • Ed Martin Group
  • Eli Lilly
  • Heartland Foods
  • Hobart
  • IndyGo
  • O’Neal Manufacturing Services
  • Peerless Pump
  • PTS
  • Stoops Training Center
  • Telamon Industries
  • Tom Wood


  • Chances to win prizes and cool Ivy Tech swag
  • Much more!

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Employer Partner Videos and Information

Did you know employers in the technology industry seek out Ivy Tech graduates? The School of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering, and Applied Sciences has relationships with many local, national, and global companies that value the credentials and experience students gain.

Employer Partner Videos





Median salary data is wage data taken from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau, and Labor Statistics. May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates, Indiana (2021). 

About our Educational and Employer Partners

  • Arcamed logo

    We are committed to being a fast, responsive, and reliable provider of case and tray systems and precision machined products to orthopedic OEMs. We understand that without the products we provide, our customers are unable to get their products to market right and on time.

    They are seeking technicians from our Smart Manufacturing & Digital Integration Program, Machine Tool, Industrial Technology, and Welding.

  • Commonwealth logo

    Our focus for over 45 years has been serving communities and industries in Indiana. Over this time, we have developed niche expertise in water resource engineering.

    This expertise has allowed us to partner with other Engineering Consulting Firms across the Midwest – primarily serving in the role of water resource expert. They seek out and help with our Design Technology Students, Building Construction Management, and Engineering Students.

  • Conexus logo

    Conexus focuses on developing and growing Indiana’s advanced manufacturing and logistics (AML) industries. We connect manufacturers, logistics companies, academic partners, and the public sector to drive digital innovation, develop new talent, and implement ideas that strengthen us.

    They provide training for our MPRO program and partner with us to help students connect with other corporate partners. 

  • FedEx logo

    FedEx’s mission statement is “FedEx Corporation will produce superior financial returns for its shareowners by providing high value-added logistics, transportation, and related business services through focused operating companies.” It outlines the significant projections and activities the company seeks to implement to satisfy the needs of its clients.

    The statement also defines its area of operations and the projected objectives. They seek our Advanced Automation & Robotics Technology students, Industrial Technology, Welders, and Diesel Techs.

  • GMB logo

    They were the leads on our newest building, the new Automotive Technology Center and seek out our Building Management and Design Technology Architecture Students.

  • Heartland logo

    Heartland Food Products Group is a global leader in the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) industry, producing low-calorie sweeteners and liquid water enhancers. Simply put, we make coffee, tea, and water taste better. Our sweeteners are also great for baking and sprinkling!

    From peanut butter cookies to banana bread, low-calorie sweetness starts with Splenda®. They seek our technicians in Advanced Automation & Robotics, Industrial Technology, and Biotechnology.

  • Indiana State University

    Indiana State University is a public university in Terre Haute, Indiana. It was founded in 1865 and offers over 100 undergraduate majors and more than 75 graduate and professional programs. Indiana State is classified among "D/PU: Doctoral/Professional Universities".

    Most of our programs offered in the School of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering, & Applied Science offering the Associate of Applied Science Degree can be transferred into several of their programs to complete a bachelor’s degree.

  • IndyGo logo

    We are IndyGo, a Municipal Corporation of Indianapolis – Marion County, and we’re proud to be the largest public transportation provider in the state of Indiana. We operate 30 transit routes throughout the county, providing nearly 10 million passenger-trips a year to the good citizens of our region.

    They seek out our Diesel Technology Students and also when their apprentices complete their program they also received a Technical Certificate from Ivy Tech.

  • Seam Group logo

    SEAM Group is a global leader in asset maintenance, reliability, and sustainability solutions for multiple industries operating around the world.

    Recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies by Inc. Magazine for multiple consecutive years, we offer all of our team members the opportunity to serve some of the largest, most recognizable brands worldwide. They are seeking our Industrial Technology, HVAC, and Building Management students.

  • SMC Corporation

    SMC Corporation of America is part of a global organization that supports our customers in every industrialized country and is the U.S. subsidiary of SMC Corporation based in Japan. Since its establishment, SMC has been a leader in pneumatic technology, providing the industry with technology and products to support automation based on the guiding principle of “contributing to automation labor savings in the industry.” 

    Over the past 50+ years, SMC's products have become recognized internationally through sales, technical, supply, and after-sales services in world markets. They seek our Industrial Technology Students and Advanced Automation and Robotics Technicians.

Other corporate partners include:

  • Eli Lilly whose apprentice program is with Ivy Tech also seeks our students from Industrial Technology, Advanced Automation and Robotics, and Biotechnology.
  • Ed Martin Group, Andy Mohr, Tom Wood, Ray Skillman, and other automotive groups partner with us to place Automotive Technology students into their maintenance departments.
  • Meritor is the recognized leader in providing advanced drivetrain, mobility, braking, and aftermarket solutions to the global commercial vehicle and industrial markets. We anticipate our customers' needs by developing innovative products that provide superior performance, energy efficiency, and reliability. They seek out our Machine Tool and Industrial Maintenance students.
  • Telamon Industries, Durmark, and Coca-Cola Bottling are partners with our new Smart Manufacturing and Digital Integration Program and seeking our Automation and Robotics student and Industrial Technology students.