Tour of Opportunity Helps High School Students Explore Local Job Opportunities

Jasper- Dubois Strong – in partnership with Vincennes University Jasper, Patoka Valley CTE, Hub  19, Indiana Municipal Power Agency, the four Dubois County school corporations, and local businesses – will be providing  580 high school freshmen with a firsthand exploration of job opportunities in Dubois County on Wednesday, October 12,  2022.  

Students from Forest Park, Southridge, Northeast Dubois, and Jasper will convene for the daylong Tour of Opportunity to  learn about careers in agriculture, arts/communications, automotive/transportation, business/finance, marketing/human  resources, construction/architecture, engineering/manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality/culinary arts, social services,  information technology, public safety, and welding/precision machining.  

Participating businesses include:  

• Fischer Farms 

• Sander Meat Market 

• Superior Ag Resources 

• DC Broadcasting/WBDC/WJTS 18 

• Thyen-Clark Cultural Center  

• Jay Hamlin – Yourstory Photography  

• Uebelhor & Sons 

• Sternberg International Truck 

• Bob Luegers Motors 

• German American Bank 

• Springs Valley Bank & Trust 

• Craig Hanneman, Edward D. Jones 

• OFS 

• Dubois County Builders Associations (Various Companies)  

• Jasper Engines & Transmissions  

• Indiana Furniture  

• Kimball Electronics 

• Kimball International  

• Memorial Hospital & Healthcare 

• RiverCenter  

• Fairfield Inn 

• Visit Dubois County 

• Lifespring Health Systems 

• Southwestern Indiana Childcare Advocacy Center Coalition 

• Meyer Distributing  

• Matrix Integration 

• Scott Vaal, Riverside Technologies, Inc.  

• Dubois County Corrections 

• Dubois County Sheriff 

• Memorial Hospital Ambulance 

• Jasper City Police Department 

• Jasper Fire Department  

• Versteel 

• Jasper Engines & Transmission 

For more information on the Tour of Opportunity, contact:  

Jacob Berg, Director 

Vincennes University Jasper – Center for Technology, Innovation and Manufacturing  

[email protected] 


Jarred Howard, Director 

Patoka Valley Career and Technical Cooperative 

[email protected]