SPONSORS

The following companies are members of The Corporate Connection program:

Bloomberg
Bloomberg's research and development department offers exciting opportunities for highly-motivated individuals seeking a challenging technical role in the financial industry. An extensive training program will provide technical and financial skills needed to succeed in Bloomberg's fast-paced and dynamic organization. Successful applicants will be involved in the design and development of state-of-the-art financial information software products. The position can lead to a variety of career paths, including technologist and financial specialist.
Boeing
Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial planes and military aircraft. Boeing designs and manufactures rotor-craft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. As a major service provider to NASA, Boeing operates the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. Boeing provides numerous military and commercial airline support services. Boeing has customers in more than 90 countries around the world and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales. Headquartered in Chicago, Boeing employs more than 160,000 people in the US and 70 countries.
C3
C3 offers a family of software solutions that help companies to understand, optimize, and report on their energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, in order to reduce cost, risk, and environmental impact.
Cisco
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Since 1984, Cisco has led in the innovation of IP-based networking technologies, including routing, switching, security, TelePresence, unified communications, video, and wireless. The company’s responsible business practices help ensure accountability, business sustainability, and environmentally conscious operations and products.
The Climate Corporation
The Climate Corporation’s mission is to help all the world’s people and businesses manage and adapt to climate change. Presently we are focused on helping farmers protect and grow their profits in the face of increasingly extreme weather. We do this through our unique portfolio of technology-based products and services, which are revolutionizing agricultural risk management and farm management. To achieve our mission, we have built a unique technology platform to enable, for the first time, the real-time pricing and purchasing of customizable weather insurance. Managing over 200 TB of data, including 34 trillion+ weather simulation data points, 150 billion soil type observations, and more than 3 million daily weather measurements, we are one of the largest users of Amazon Web Services.
Facebook
Founded in February 2004, Facebook is a social utility that helps people communicate more efficiently with their friends, family and coworkers. The company develops technologies that facilitate the sharing of information through the social graph, the digital mapping of people's real-world social connections. Anyone can sign up for Facebook and interact with the people they know in a trusted environment.
Google
Google is a worldwide leader in information accessibility whose goal is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible through a variety of technologies including search engines, web browsers, and email platforms, amongst others.
Groupon
Groupon is looking for new graduates to become our next generation engineers building the future of the fastest growing company in history. We have about 10,000 employees working in our Chicago headquarters, growing offices in Palo Alto, San Francisco and Seattle, local markets throughout North America and regional offices around the world.
Horizon Hobby
Founded in 1985, Horizon Hobby, Inc., is an international developer, distributor and marketer of radio control (RC) cars, planes, boats and helicopters; model railroad; plastic and die-cast models; and other general hobby products. We are one of the leading developers of RC hobby products which include many of the biggest names in the industry, such as Blade helicopters, ParkZone airplanes, Spektrum radios, and Losi cars and trucks. Horizon Hobby employees approximately 700 people globally, and is known throughout the hobby industry for its exceptional focus of innovation and customer service.
Intel
Intel pushes the boundaries of innovation so our work can make people's lives more exciting, fulfilling, and manageable. And our work never stops. We never stop looking for the next leap ahead—in technology, education, culture, manufacturing, and social responsibility. And we never stop striving to deliver solutions with greater benefits for everyone.
Interactive Intelligence Interactive Intelligence is a global developer of business communications software and services for contact center automation, enterprise IP telephony, and business process automation. Ranked by Forbes Magazine among its “100 Best Small Companies in America,” and by Software Magazine among its global “Top 500 Software and Service Providers,” Interactive Intelligence is not just a pioneering software company, but one that has demonstrated sustainable growth and long-term stability. The company’s innovative communications technology solutions are used by more than 4,000 customers worldwide. 
John Deere
John Deere helps its customers – those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich, or build upon the land – meet the world’s dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter, and infrastructure. John Deere operates as two global growth operations (Agriculture and Construction Equipment), two complementary businesses (Turf and Forestry Equipment), and four supporting businesses (Financial Services, Power Systems, Parts Services, and the Intelligent Solutions Group). John Deere has recently been recognized as a Thompson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovator and ranked second on the InformationWeek 500 Most Innovative Users of Business Technology for 2012.
 
Jump Trading
Jump Trading is an industry leader and innovator in the increasingly popular world of algorithmic high-frequency trading. We design software and implement new technologies as we uncover new opportunities in the financial markets.
 
LinkedIn
LinkedIn takes your professional network online, giving you access to people, jobs and opportunities like never before. Built upon trusted connections and relationships, LinkedIn has established the world’s largest and most powerful professional network. Currently, more than 120 million professionals are on LinkedIn, including executives from all five hundred of the Fortune 500 companies, as well as a wide range of household names in technology, financial services, media, consumer packaged goods, entertainment, and numerous other industries. The company is publicly held and has a diversified business model with revenues coming from user subscriptions, advertising sales and hiring solutions.
Microsoft
Microsoft is a worldwide software corporation that has created essential computer products, such as the Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office. Microsoft has also expanded into entertainment sectors, creating the Xbox gaming system, the Zune music player, and the MSNBC cable network.
Norfolk Southern
Norfolk Southern Corporation is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 20,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.
Peak6
We are a dynamic, entrepreneurial investment firm that pushes the boundaries of what an investment firm can be. We’re not only a successful proprietary trading firm with roots in risk management and market making, we are also a highly-sophisticated technology firm developing solutions for a range of ventures, financial and beyond.
Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. citizenship is required for most positions.
Qualcomm
At Qualcomm, students and new graduates jump right into next-generation technologies that are changing the wireless world. A world where power and capabilities keep increasing while the solutions get smaller and smaller. What’s more, Qualcomm leads in technology innovations no other company is even touching in the mobile space.
Riverbed
Riverbed Technology and our award-winning WAN optimization solutions are changing the way organizations work. The pride, expertise, and innovation we build into our products and services are an integral part of who we are and how we work. Whether you're a recent college graduate or you have several years experience working in the technology sector, we're looking for the best people to join our team.
Rockwell Collins
Big thinking. Big network. Big possibilities. Why does that describe working at Rockwell Collins? Because the first moon transmission was our achievement. So was the development of GPS. What about networked battlespaces and Next Gen air transportation systems? Yes and yes. Big ideas call for big thinkers … and we have a lot of them. In fact, we’re building a global workforce of men and women with diverse backgrounds, viewpoints and ideas who are committed to our foundation of innovation.
State Farm
State Farm is an insurance and financial services company that has been the leading insurer of automobiles in the United States for close to 70 years. State Farm ranked 32nd in the 2008 Fortune 500 listings.
Texas Instruments
As one of the world’s largest semiconductor companies with over 35,000 employees in more than 35 countries, Texas Instruments has been leading innovation for more than 80 years. TI’s semiconductor technologies help create a world that’s smarter, safer, greener, healthier and more fun while helping our customers develop breakthrough innovations. With the industry’s broadest portfolio of more than 100,000 analog and embedded processing products, software and tools, TI offers complete solutions for the consumer, transportation, industrial, communications and computing industries. Innovating a better world is not only what we do, it’s the core of who we are.
Union Pacific
As one of America's leading transportation groups, Union Pacific Corporation and principal operating company Union Pacific Railroad provide Americans with efficient and safe freight transportation. The company's portfolio includes agricultural, automotive, chemicals, energy, industrial and intermodal products and services. Union Pacific seeks individuals to move the transportation industry forward.
ViaSat
ViaSat creates new ways to connect customers to today’s advanced network applications with satellite and other wireless networking systems. ViaSat employees enjoy freedom and independence, as well as individual responsibility, and work that is both interesting and rewarding.
Yahoo!
Yahoo! is focused on making the world's daily habits more inspiring and entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. In turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has offices located throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. For more information, visit the pressroom or the company's blog.