- Career Forum, Monday, July 7, 17:30 - 19:30
- Young Professionals Luncheon, Tuesday, July 8, 12:00 - 14:00
Monday, July 7, 17:30 - 19:30
IGARSS 2008 offers students the unique opportunity to interact with representatives of companies in geosciences and remote sensing. Registering and attending the career fair allows you to:
- attend short (5-10 minutes) presentations on career opportunities within the main sponsors of the event
- network with representatives of companies and learn more about the employment opportunities
- hand in your resume
- seek potential interviews
- have your contact information shared with potential employers during the conference
This event is available by registration only to students and limited in the number of accepted registrants. If you are looking for employment, do not forget to register for this event! Come to the meeting armed with questions and resumes!
Ball Aerospace is a leader in design, development and manufacture of innovative aerospace systems. We produce spacecraft, instruments and sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data exploitation solutions and a variety of advanced aerospace technologies and products that enable exciting missions. We are known for our contributions in support of space and Earth science, exploration, national security and intelligence programs. We were also a pioneer in the development of the commercial remote sensing market, producing imaging systems and spacecraft that helped spawn a new market-driven demand for imagery. Our projects offer some of the most difficult and exciting challenges in aerospace. We employ approximately 3,000 talented engineers, scientists, technicians and support staff. And one of the keys to our success is our people. Our employees take great pride in their contributions to better understanding our planet and protecting the nation.
Air Force Research Laboratory
AFRL’s mission is leading the discovery, development and integration of affordable warfighting technologies for America’s aerospace forces. It is a full-spectrum laboratory, responsible for planning and executing the Air Force’ science and technology program. AFRL leads a worldwide government, industry and academia partnership in the discovery, development and delivery of a wide range of revolutionary technology. The laboratory provides leading-edge warfighting capabilities keeping our air, space and cyberspace forces the world’s best.
Space Vehicles Directorate
With headquarters at Kirtland AFB, N.M. and an additional research facility at Hanscom AFB, Mass., the directorate serves as the Air Force’s “Center of Excellence” for space research and development. It also leverages commercial, civil and other government resources that ensure America’s defense advantage. Primary focus areas include: radiation hardened electronics; space power; space structures and control; space based sensing; space environmental effects; autonomous maneuvering; and balloon and satellite flight experiments.
Innovative technologies. Superior solutions. Outstanding opportunities.
Raytheon Company, with 2007 sales of $21.3 billion, is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning more than 85 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 72,000 people worldwide.
Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) is Raytheon's leader in Joint Battlespace Integration providing affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security. Headquartered in Tewksbury, MA, IDS employs more than 13,500 people worldwide and generated $4.7 billion in 2007 sales.
We are looking for the best talent, please visit our jobs website at rayjobs.com and apply to a position that best suits your requirements.
ITT Visual Information Solutions
ITT Space Systems Division
The hallmarks of working at ITT Corporation are Real Jobs, Real Responsibilities and Real Challenges. We offer career opportunities that are demanding and rewarding in our Space Systems Division in Rochester, NY, as well as our Visual Information Solutions in Boulder, CO. ITT is a unique company, providing the ideal workplace environment in which to foster a rewarding career. We are looking for team players with the talent and drive for excellence.
Young Professionals Luncheon
Tuesday, July 8, 12:00 - 14:00
As part of the student activities IGARSS 2008 is organizing a "Young Professionals" luncheon. The event is scheduled for Tuesday July 8, 2008 between 12:00 and 14:00 and will be open by registration to students. Only a very limited number of tickets will be available. The luncheon will provide a forum of discussion between current students and Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) members on career paths, skill sets beneficial to secure employment in the geosciences and remote sensing industries, as well as professional development opportunities. Organized for the first time as part of IGARSS, the event will allow current and future GOLD members to network in an informal setting. The nominal charge for this event is only partially covering the food costs. Space is very limited so please register early!