2019 Career Crawl
Friday, September 20, 2019
11:00 – Meet at Gentle Ben's on University for directions to specific crawls
11:30 – 1:00 Lunch hosted by an expert in each Career Track
1:00 – 4:00 Students will meet with top Tucson Employers
Then join us!!!
4:00 – 6:00 After Party for all attendees at the Hotel Congress Plaza hosted by TYP
The Career Crawl will show students and young professionals that a wide variety of companies and technologies exist in their own back yard. We want more students to explore areas outside of campus and see that Tucson is a vibrant and engaging place to live and work after graduation.
Students from U of A, ASU Tucson, Pima Community College, Earn to Learn participants, The Bear Down Network and Tucson Young Professionals.
Career Tracks are:
IT and Innovation, Aerospace and Defense, BioScience, Creative, Entrepreneurial, and Optics, Photonics and Astronomy.
IT and Innovation Description:
Over the last 5 years Tucson has seen a 90% increase in our technology workforce. With over 15,000 employees, this is burgeoning career space spans every industry. Learn about where your interests, education and passion fit into Tucson's fastest growing field.
Aerospace and Defense Description:
With more than 25,000 employees, Tucson is 8 times more concentrated in aerospace than other metro areas in the US. Learn why Tucson is unrivaled in aerospace and defense and the limitless career opportunities available here
Southern Arizona is becoming known as one of the nation’s most innovative bioscience centers and is home to Roche Tissue Diagnostics, Accelerate Diagnostics, and Critical Path Institute, to cite just a few firms with headquarters here. This track will introduce you to those companies mentioned as well as many who are developing the next innovative and life-saving technology right here in Tucson!
Creative Careers Description:
Discover why Tucson is home to world renowned artists, architects, makers, and creative companies. With a landscape brimming with inspiration, a low cost of living and a strong creative culture, our city has become a premier place for creatives to build their careers.
Tucson's start-up ecosystem has seen a renaissance in the last 10 years, becoming nationally recognized for its investment, resources and recent successes. Learn about the mentorship, accelerators and investors in our rapidly growing tech hub.
Optics, Photonics and Astronomy:
Arizona is home to world-class businesses and institutions with decades of innovation and leadership in optics, photonics and astronomy. The sector is also a key enabler for many important industries, including aerospace and defense, automotive, microelectronics, medical instrumentation, nanotechnology and advanced manufacturing. The state’s related economic impact is reported to be over $3 billion annually.
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