Workforce Development

Access to talent is often the largest challenge facing Iowa's technology industry. TAI is helping build the talent pipeline, from encouraging the next generation to pursue technology education and careers to creatively transitioning incumbent workers to technology roles.
Workforce Development

Techstream

This statewide database designed to connect students, parents, and teachers with exciting tech-centered opportunities and news from across Iowa. You can also submit your own event, program or news story.

Techstream is powered by Wells Enterprises.

Workforce Development

College to Career

The College to Career Campaign aims to connect Iowa technology leaders and businesses with college students. Iowa tech leaders present at various colleges and universities around the state, educating students on the different types of career opportunities within the Iowa tech industry.

For more information, contact Mollie Ross.

Workforce Development

TAI Apprenticeship Program

Developed in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship, the TAP program assists member companies in expanding their technical workforce and reach a new pool of Candidates. TAI member companies can utilize fully developed and approved apprenticeship standards for Application Developer, IT Generalist, and Help Desk Technician job types.

For more information, contact Mollie Ross.

Workforce Development

Iowan Project

The Iowan Project is an initiative focused on recruiting tech-skilled Iowa ex-pats back to the state. Iowa technology companies need great talent and the Iowan Project aims to connect businesses and communities with those individuals and provide career opportunities.

The Iowan Project has had multiple success stories of individuals moving back. Read more!

Workforce & Education

How to Get Involved

Make an impact in Iowa’s workforce and talent development.

The Committee supports TAI in its efforts to build the talent pipeline from encouraging the next generation to pursue technology education to creatively transitioning incumbent workers to technology roles.

Submit your interest in joining today!

The (STEM) Internship program provides grants to Iowa companies for internship programs with a goal of transitioning interns to full-time employment in Iowa upon graduation. Learn more!

Developed in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship, this program assists member companies to expand their technical workforce and reach a new pool of candidates. For more information, contact Mollie Ross.

Encourage former Iowans to “drop their pin” at The Iowan Project¬†website.

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Please fill out this form to indicate your interest in joining one of Technology Association of Iowa’s Roundtables.

Participation in the CIO, CISO or CEO Roundtables is exclusively reserved for technology executives of TAI member organizations with these (or comparable) job titles. All other TAI Roundtables is exclusively reserved for individuals employed by TAI member organizations. Not a member? Join now.

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