Hire Me! Interview Fair

In April of 2023, Greater Lafayette Career+ hosted the first Hire Me! Interview Fair event. This unique hiring event allowed regional high school juniors and seniors to connect with local industry professionals.

 

Join us for this year’s event on February 28th, 2024 at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds!

 

Employer Connect

Employer Connect provides a format of transparency where area employers can share information about career pathways, career progressions and earning potential for these roles. This transparency helps students make informed decisions about their career pathways and the education required to attain their destination careers.

Employer Connect lets local employers see how Career+ supports the development of the workforce needed to remain productive, profitable, and competitive in the future. Through Employer Connect, employers can also invite students to participate in industry tours, internships, work-based learning opportunities, career events, and interviews.

ABC Metals

ABC Metals is a Service center specializing in precision slit metal products. In every relationship, we demonstrate our commitment to integrity and service. ABC Metals recognizes your need for speed from your materials supplier. Click here to learn more!

Alloy Custom Products

At Cryogenic Industrial Solutions (CIS) we pride ourselves in offering a unique broad array of experience, expertise, and resources that can support and enable customers in many different ways. Core offerings include equipment installation, repairs, leasing, contract carrying, bulk delivery, Nitrogen pumping and Nitrogen concrete cooling. With resources spread across the US and Canada, we provide custom, reliable and optimized solutions. Click here to learn more!

Arconic

Arconic is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial, packaging and building and construction markets. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive and build. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we make products that meet quality, efficiency and delivery objectives to achieve customer success and stakeholder value. Click here to learn more!

Ball Corporation

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services to commercial and governmental customers. Founded in 1880, the company employs more than 21,500 people worldwide. Ball Corporation stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BALL. Proud of our rich history, we recognize the whole of our company is greater than the sum of its parts. Most importantly, we believe in our people, our culture and our ability to deliver value to all our stakeholders. Click here to learn more!

Birck Nanotechnology Center

The Birck Nanotechnology Center is a state-of-the-art research facility at Purdue University. The 186,000 sq ft. shared use facility allows prototype fabrication and characterization at scale. Birck is home to the Scifres Nanofabrication Laboratory, a 25,000 sq. ft. ISO Class 3-4-5-6 (Class 1-10-100-1000) nano­fabrication cleanroom containing leading-edge equipment for epitaxy, lithography, etching, processing and packaging. Click here to learn more!

Caterpillar

With 2022 sales and revenues of $59.4 billion, Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed. Click here to learn more!

Cives Steel Company

Cives is one of the largest and most successful structural steel and plate fabricators in North America. This success comes from our ability to transform complex designs into magnificent structures of both lasting beauty and structural integrity, time and again. Our quality is borne out of our commitment to teamwork, integrity, expertise, and the financial strength to grow with the needs of our customers. Click here to learn more!

Cook Biotech

In 1995, based on research supporting the versatility and effectiveness of SIS, Cook Group Inc. licensed the technology from the Purdue Research Foundation and established Cook Biotech Inc. to develop and commercialize the new biomaterials. This collaboration bridged the two worlds of a well-established, innovative medical company and a prestigious research university. Since then, Cook Biotech has developed and manufactured products for clinical applications ranging from dura repair to diabetic foot ulcers, from dental repair to hernia repair. To date, we have shipped more than 6 million products through our global network of partners and distributors.  Click here to learn more!

Copper Moon

Our commitment to roasting great coffee also helps to inspire others to do great things. Big things. Otherworldly things. Or the one thing that gets you out of bed every morning. If we can give you the fuel to achieve your goals, that means we’ve achieved ours. When you’re a family-run business, you can’t help but think of each person who drinks your coffee as one of your own. That’s why we never settle for just good enough. We keep reaching for the moon, so you will too. Click here to learn more!

Dana

Dana is a global leader in drivetrain and e-Propulsion systems. We engineer, manufacture, and distribute power-conveyance and energy-management solutions for the vehicles of today and tomorrow. Click here to learn more!

Evonik

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The focus on more specialty businesses, customer-orientated innovative prowess and a trustful and performance-oriented corporate culture form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. They are the lever for profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company. Evonik benefits specifically from its customer proximity and leading market positions. Click here to learn more!

Fontana Fasteners

Acument Global Technologies, a Fontana Gruppo company, designs and manufactures fastening and assembly solutions serving diverse industries throughout the world. As one of the world’s leading mechanical fastening producers, we’re also known for some of the longest-standing and most-trusted brand names in the industry: Camcar® and Ring Screw, as well as TORX®, STRUX® and Mag-form®. Headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan, Acument has 10 manufacturing and distribution facilities across North America. Click here to learn more!

Franciscan Health

A trusted leader in providing faith-based, integrated healthcare, Franciscan Health brings together the latest technology, innovative procedures and the brightest, most compassionate people to serve our patients in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. Click here to learn more!

Girtz Industries

Girtz Industries Designs and Manufactures Power Modules and Enclosures for Gensets, Chillers, Boilers, and Switchgear to Meet Your Needs. Girtz has been in business since 1963 and continues to be a leader in turnkey power packaging solutions. Whether the project starts with a traditional ISO container or is as complex as a structural skid base and dropover, our expert design team is ready to meet the challenge. Girtz’s skilled craftsmen and state-of-the-art technology work together to ensure your project is completed on time, to specification, and with exceptional quality. Click here to learn more!

Harrison Steel Castings Company

A privately owned company, Harrison Steel operates a state-of-the-art, technology-driven international engineering and manufacturing organization. Our U.S. physical plant encompasses 700,000 square feet under roof and is capable of castings ranging from 400 to 18,000 pounds net casting weight. Sophisticated engineering software, tightly-controlled manufacturing processes, superior quality programs, a motivated, non-union workforce, an emphasis on safety, and a continuous improvement culture all inform and fuel the work we do. Click here to learn more!

Ice Cream Specialties

Ice Cream Specialties (ICS) operates plants in St. Louis, Missouri and Lafayette, Indiana. Under the Prairie Farms Dairy North Star label, we manufacture single serve and retail packs as well as various licensed brands, private label and contract manufacturing agreements. Quality You Can Trust Both ICS plants are certified at SQF Level 3 and Kosher compliant. Click here to learn more!

Industrial Pallet Corp.

We are leaders and innovators in our field and here’s why: Utilizing software developed in-house, IPC designers can create the perfect pallet to your specifications. Constructed how you need it and how you want it – the way it should be. Click here to learn more!

IU Health

Indiana University Health is the largest network of physicians in the state of Indiana. A unique partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine, one of the nation’s leading medical schools, gives patients access to leading-edge medicine and treatment options that are available first, and often only, at IU Health. Click here to learn more!

Jordan Manufacturing

Founded by Dave Jordan in 1975, Jordan Manufacturing Company has been a leading brand in the outdoor furniture and accessory industry for decades. We’ve proudly remained family-owned and -operated, creating products using original designs, premium fabrics and American craftmanship from our headquarters in Monticello, Indiana. As a Sedex member, all Jordan Manufacturing facilities are fully SMETA compliant, including our manufacturing operations in Kentland, Indiana and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. As an innovator in the industry, Jordan Manufacturing continuously invests in new systems and technology, increasing production to meet growing demand while maintaining high quality standards. Our state-of-the-art equipment and a vertically integrated process have ensured competitive pricing and fast turnaround times, saving our customers time and money. Jordan’s dedicated team partners with customers to offer great service, customized products and smart solutions based on their unique needs, which has helped solidify our respected position in the industry. Click here to learn more!

Kirby Risk

Kirby Risk Corporation is a multi-faceted organization dedicated to meeting your needs with innovative and effective solutions. With more than 40 locations throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Georgia, we have the experience and resources to provide you with reliable technical assistance, logistics management, communications systems and quality products to meet your needs and enhance your competitive position. We are focused on helping you address the growing competitive pressures to reduce costs, conserve resources, improve productivity and reduce time to manufacture goods and services. We provide a wide range of services including quality electrical supplies, electrical apparatus sales and repair services, wiring harness/cable manufacturing and quality industrial component manufacturing. Click here to learn more!

Kuri Tec

Kuri Tec Corporation has provided quality industrial hoses and accessories throughout the Canadian marketplace since 1984. Tigerflex® PVC Suction and Material Handling Hoses along with Kuri Tec® Thermoplastic Hose and Tubing products represent the most complete line of industrial hose and tubing products available in the industry. Many of these products are manufactured in compliance with current standards that are required throughout the food and water processing industries, as well as meeting the needs of everyday industrial applications. Kuri Tec Corporation also has products for the specialty Beverage, L.P. Gas and Medical Gas hose markets. Inquiries for custom engineered products for other special applications are welcome. Click here to learn more!

Lafayette Instrument

Lafayette Instrument Company has over 75 years of experience engineering data acquisition and measurement instrumentation for disciplines such as research and education, medicine, physical therapy and rehabilitation, security, and law enforcement. Lafayette is positioned at the forefront of neuroscientific discovery, human evaluation, and credibility assessment. Click here to learn more!

Lakeside Book Company

To us, every book matters. Every word. Every page. And every hand that helped build it. It’s how we craft remarkable and memorable books for readers around the world. Since 1864, we have been innovating the printing industry. Today, we continue to push the art of book making to new frontiers, offering the highest quality books and services for publishers of all sizes. Click here to learn more!

Oscar Winski

Established in true entrepreneurial spirit, Oscar Winski began as one man’s response to a community’s problem. Over the last 100+ years, we have grown into a multidivisional company that serves customers all across the state of Indiana, the nation and beyond.  Whether it’s serving our customers, taking care of our employees, connecting with our neighbors in the public or conserving our planet, Oscar Winski Company holds fast to a belief that people matter most, and doing the right thing has its rewards. Click here to learn more!

Primient

Using scientific expertise and technical know-how, Primient provides high-quality products for customers in the food, beverage, paper, packaging, personal care, apparel, and animal nutrition industries. Click here to learn more!

Rea Magnet Wire

At Rea Magnet Wire, we power the world – at work, at home, and on the road. As the world’s leading supplier of magnet wire and nonferrous metals, we’ve earned a reputation for providing an exceptional customer experience and first-class quality & collaboration. With five North American manufacturing facilities and an additional five joint venture locations in China, Rea has the global footprint to support our partners in today’s connected marketplace. Click here to learn more!

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories

Making Electric Power Safer, More Reliable, and More Economical SEL specializes in creating digital products and systems that protect, control, and automate power systems around the world. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and serves customers worldwide. Click here to learn more!

Small Parts Incorporated

Being an excellent metal stampings provider isn’t about what equipment we have, it is about what we know, and how we conduct our business. Striving to live up to our organizational values above translates into value for our customers. Click here to learn more!

Subaru

Subaru of Indiana Automotive Inc. (SIA), part of the Subaru family of companies, is home of North American production for the Ascent, Crosstrek, Legacy and Outback models. SIA employs more than 6,000 associates who are committed to quality, safety and environmental stewardship. Click here to learn more!

Terra Drive Systems

As a leading global manufacturer of steerable hydraulic drive solutions, Terra Drive Systems produces the brands that help to drive you forward in the toughest conditions across any terrain, from the flooded rice fields of Louisiana to the snow-covered mountains of Austria and beyond. We're dedicated to growing sales with enthusiastic customers -- we're dedicated to YOU. Click here to learn more!

Valley Oaks Health

Valley Oaks Health provides comprehensive, high-quality mental health and addiction care based on the needs of Hoosiers living in Benton, Carroll, Fountain, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Tippecanoe, Warren, and White Counties. We recognize our role as an integral provider of mental health services that are available and accessible to everyone. With the designation of community mental health center (CMHC), we champion mental health in our community and provide resources to everyone, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, or insured status. Click here to learn more!

Vanguard

Vanguard National Trailer Corp. started in Monon, Indiana in 2003, has grown to be a premier manufacturer of dry and refrigerated semi-trailers for the North American market. Vanguard takes great pride in offering superior corrosion protection, high strength and long-life specifications and advanced safety components as standard features on every trailer. Vanguard National Trailer Corp. is a subsidiary of the CIMC Vehicle Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial transport dry and refrigerated container and trailer equipment with subsidiaries across the globe. Click here to learn more!

Wabash

We are a world-class manufacturer of advanced engineered solutions and services for transportation, logistics and distribution industries, with capabilities recognized for innovation, reliability and industry expertise. Our commitment to our customers, employees and communities drives everything we do. Our deep understanding of changing demands gives us insight into what to create and how to create it. And, our courage to make big innovations puts us in a class of our own in providing breakthrough improvements for our customers’ business. Click here to learn more!

Waelz Sustainable Products

WSP is a joint venture between Zinc Nacional and Heritage Environmental Services founded in 2018 to service the steel mini-mill industry by providing a sustainable solution for by-products. WSP combines the experience of Zinc Nacional as a pioneer in Waelz Kiln technology, along with the environmental expertise and innovation of Heritage Environmental Services. Click here to learn more!

Wallenius Wilhelmsen

We transport and handle cars, tractors, trains, windmills, or even whole factories for some of the most well-known companies in the world. The more complicated and bigger the cargo, the better. To keep the cargo safely and efficiently moving, we are powered by 8,200 amazing people, working as truck-drivers, at ports, at 121 processing centers, and offices in 29 countries. We have over 130 vessels sailing on every ocean with some of the lowest emission levels in the roll-on/ roll-off segment. And we have systems and software that fit in the palm of a hand to keep cargo information flowing in real-time. Click here to learn more!

Westminster Village

A Life Plan Community teeming with vitality, excitement and innovative ideas for modern senior living: Westminster Village, in West Lafayette, Indiana, is Tippecanoe County’s preferred choice. Situated in a charming neighborhood just two miles from Purdue University, Westminster Village offers independent living, assisted living, short-term rehabilitative services, and long-term care including Medicare-certified skilled nursing and memory care. Here, you can live connected, and live well. Click here to learn more!

Whallon Machinery, Inc.

Company founder, Les Whallon, began building palletizers for the food processing industry over 50 years ago. The Whallon line has evolved into a variety of palletizing/depalletizing products for cans, cases, pails, bags, PET, and glass. Whallon products can be found in diverse industries such as food, paint, chemical, pharmaceutical, automotive, beverage, dairy, petfood, and many more. Whallon offers both conventional and robotic palletizing/depalletizing solutions that are customized to fit your specific needs. A full line of pallet conveying, stacking, and dispensing is available for a complete system. Our products are built to last and well known for their simple design, robust construction, and affordable price. Click here to learn more!

White Oak Health Campus

The team of professionals at White Oak Health Campus has decades of experience in the senior living field. We’re honored to be your guides in navigating this often-challenging landscape. Is Assisted Living the right decision? Are Skilled Nursing or Memory Care services needed? We understand how confusing the choices can be when you or a loved one needs to transition to a community. Our goal is to support you by providing clear information to make the move as seamless as possible. Our extensive care options enable us to individualize a care plan that’s the right fit – and one that establishes peace of mind, as well. Click here to learn more!