2017 Talent Upload

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Calling all bachelors candidates with majors in: Computer Science & IT, Engineering, Finance, Logistics or Supply Chain Management


October 12-14, 2017

an immersive three day event to for students and employers to build relationships in the Fox Cities

Our mission is to familiarize college students from around the Midwest with the Fox Cities community, its top employers, and the limitless career paths available here.  High-tech employers in the Fox Cities depend on high-quality talent to meet current needs and facilitate future growth.  Talent Upload is the matchmaker, giving students an opportunity to explore life as a young professional in the Fox Cities and employers a chance to engage them before they enter this ultra-competitive market.

What did Talent Upload students have to say?

What is your perception of living as a young professional in the Fox Cities?

How likely are you to pursue a job/internship in the Fox Cities?



Thursday, October 12

• University Pick-up (varies by location–you will be notified 2 weeks prior to event)
• Hotel Check-In/Registration
• Takeoff Reception–ATW Platinum Flight Center

Friday, October 13

• Breakfast
• On-Site Company Tours
• Reception & Employer Expo

Saturday, October 14

• Breakfast
• Tech Panel Discussion
• Lunch & Scavenger Hunt
• Scavenger Hunt Prizes/Farewell
• University Drop-off (varies by location)

Talent Upload Participating Companies:

Appleton Coated

Appleton Coated

About Appleton Coated:

Appleton Coated is a manufacturer and distributor of coated, uncoated, specialty and technical papers sold under the Ethos™, Utopia®, and other brand names. The company’s products are used in high-end commercial printing, textbook publishing, label papers, transactional printing and a variety of specialty and custom applications. Selling through a chain of highly respected paper distributors, the company serves corporations, publishers, printers, converters, and graphic designers in North America.

Appleton Coated’s corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility are located in Combined Locks, Wisconsin. The manufacturing facility has an annual production capacity of 400,000 tons on three paper machines, and an adjacent coating and finishing complex with processing capacity of 280,000 tons. The company employs about 570 workers, including approximately 400 employees represented by the USW Local 2-144.

Engineering: 2
Computer Science/IT: 2
Logistics: 1
Supply Chain: 1

PERMANENT HIRES – entry level
Engineering: 1
Computer Science/IT: 1

Relocation Benefits: Negotiable

Recruiting from Majors in:

Automation/Controls Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Supply Chain Management


J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

About J.J. Keller:

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is the nation’s leading provider of regulatory, safety and compliance solutions. More than 90% of the Fortune 1000® companies rely on our expert insights to create safe work environments and simplify compliance. We are committed to helping protect lives and safeguard businesses every day and are proud to be a certified Great Workplace by Great Place to Work®.

Our team of 200+ technology professionals build innovative solutions to manage complex regulations. Our development team is passionate about technology, works collaboratively and utilizes cutting-edge web, mobile and cloud technologies.

Computer Science/IT: 4

PERMANENT HIRES – entry level
Computer Science/IT: 2

Relocation Benefits: Yes

Recruiting from Majors in:

Computer Science, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems


Thrivent Financial

About J.J. Keller:

Be Part of Our Story
Many financial services companies say they’re unique. But only Thrivent Financial blends faith, finances and generosity. We want to help people develop new relationships with money, so they can use it to strengthen families, churches and communities.

If you think this sounds revolutionary, you’re right. If you think it’s a little bit radical, we’re OK with that. But if you’re intrigued by our mission and the possibility of becoming part of it, we invite you to learn more about a career at Thrivent.

Engineering: 8
Computer Science/IT: 20
Finance: 5

Relocation Benefits: Negotiable

Recruiting from Majors in:

Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Accounting, Finance


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  • UW-Eau Claire
  • UW-Fox Valley
  • UW-Madison
  • UW-Milwaukee
  • UW-Oshkosh
  • UW-Parkside
  • UW-Platteville
  • UW-River Falls
  • UW-Stevens Point
  • UW-Stout
  • UW-Superior
  • UW-Whitewater
  • Lawrence University
  • Marquette University
  • Michigan Tech
  • MSOE
  • Purdue
  • University of Iowa-Iowa City
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • Carroll University
  • GET YOUR UNIVERSITY INVOLVED!  email beth@foxcitiesregion.com

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If your company is interested in participating, please contact us to discuss your needs and the opportunities available.