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Cooking with Chicago Kids at Healthy Start
Courtney Mitchell

Cooking with Chicago Kids at Healthy Start

DMC Cares is an initiative that started at one of our All Day Company Meetings, or ADCMs. For this ADCM, we split into teams and given an envelope, contents unknown. I’ll never forget opening it to find $500 and instructions to make an impact in Chicago by "paying it forward." My team thought a lot about causes that were important to us and went all over the city to distribute the money to each cause. Hello Healthy Start In my personal life, I’ve volunteered w...

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DMC Campus Career Fair Tour 2017
Courtney Mitchell

DMC Campus Career Fair Tour 2017

Another school year is starting, and for DMC that means visiting campus career fairs! So far, 2017 has been a big year for DMC. We added a sixth office, hired a ton of new employees, and were once again voted one of the best places to work by Crain’s Chicago Business. DMC continually makes strides to grow and improve as a company, and we are always looking for talented individuals that can help us achieve our goals.  Why work for DMC? DMC provides M...

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Campus Career Fair Tour 2016
Courtney Mitchell

Campus Career Fair Tour 2016

School is almost back in session, which means it's time for campus career fairs! With five offices, repeat workplace awards, and plenty of great SWAG to give away, you won't want to miss DMC on your campus. DMC is recruiting on-campus for entry level Automation Engineers for our office locations in Chicago, Boston, Denver, Houston, and New York. We want to meet all Mechanical, Electrical, and Computer Engineering majors, so please come introduce yourself! All DMC office...

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Beer Under Glass  2016
Courtney Mitchell

Beer Under Glass 2016

This May marked the 7th annual Beer Under Glass, one of DMC Chicago's favorite events. Beer Under Glass is celebrated at the Garfield Park Conservatory as part of Chicago Craft Beer Week. It's a fundraising event benefiting the Conservatory's programming and mission while celebrating Chicago craft beer. The ticket sales for the event support the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance's mission to change lives through the power of nature and connect people to plants. DMC ...

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DMC Campus Career Fair Tour 2015
Courtney Mitchell

DMC Campus Career Fair Tour 2015

The new school year is just around the corner which means it's time for campus career fairs! With two new offices, repeat workplace awards, and plenty of great SWAG to give away, DMC is ready for our biggest career fair tour ever! DMC is recruiting on-campus for entry level Automation Engineers for our office locations in Chicago, Boston, Denver, Houston, and New York. We're also hiring .NET Application Developers for our Chicago office. We want to meet all Mechanical, Elect...

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DMC Campus Career Fair Tour 2014
Courtney Mitchell

DMC Campus Career Fair Tour 2014

It's the start of a new school year and that means career fair season has returned! DMC has come a long way since last fall. With two new workplace awards under our belt, including Crain's Best Places To Work in Chicago, one new office in Denver, and a host of great SWAG to give away, we're sure that this year's tour will beat all the previous ones combined. DMC is recruiting on-campus for entry level Automation Engineers for Chicago, Boston and Denver locations. We want ...

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DMC Employees Find Their Strengths
Courtney Mitchell

DMC Employees Find Their Strengths

When you’re a new employee at DMC, amidst receiving welcome parties, high fives, and access to the most well-stocked kitchen in Chicago, you’ll also receive a copy of StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath. The book details a list of 34 strengths that a person may have. In the back of the book there is a code giving you access to an online survey to help you determine your top five strengths. Since the goal is to get your gut reaction, the 30 minute assessment allows you only 20 seconds ...

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DMC Campus Career Fair Tour 2013
Courtney Mitchell

DMC Campus Career Fair Tour 2013

Fall has arrived and that means career fair season is upon us! We have a ton of great DMC SWAG to give away, a brand new demo to show off, and a lot of bragging to do about how awesome it is to work at DMC. We are so excited to meet ME, EE, CE and CS majors who love to program, tinker, provide amazing customer service and have fun. Our Boston office is recruiting Automation Engineers and our Chicago office is recruiting both Automation Engineers and .NET Application Developers. We’ll...

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DMC Hosts Future Engineers of After School Matters
Courtney Mitchell

DMC Hosts Future Engineers of After School Matters

DMC recently partnered with After School Matters to host a group of future engineers at our Chicago office. After School Matters is a non-profit organization whose mission is, “to provide Chicago public high school teens opportunities to explore and develop their talents, while gaining critical skills for work, college and beyond.” The group of students who visited our office was particularly interested in robotics so we were eager to show them around. We won the group of about tw...

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CSIA 2013 Executive Conference
Courtney Mitchell

CSIA 2013 Executive Conference

DMC will be attending the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) 2013 Executive Conference from May 1 - 4. The annual CSIA conference provides certified control system integrators from around the world a unique opportunity to share industry expertise. Held this year in St. Petersburg, Florida, the event's 2013 theme is "Stay on the Ball."   As the only CSIA certified control systems integrator in Chicago, DMC is excited to meet and share ideas with other integrators...

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Wouldn't It Be Cool If?...
Courtney Mitchell

Wouldn't It Be Cool If?...

Although some engineers might want to think otherwise, the employees at DMC are not robots. We are humans and humans thrive on variety. Unlike robots, humans can’t work continuously for eight hours and produce the same results because we get tired and most of us get bored after thinking about the same thing for more than two hours. Wouldn’t it be cool if what some people call distractions, we called productivity boosters?   Wouldn't it be cool if you could play ping po...

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DMC's On Campus Recruiting Schedule - Fall 2012
Courtney Mitchell

DMC's On Campus Recruiting Schedule - Fall 2012

Not only is DMC an amazing place to work, the work that we do is also amazing! DMC develops sophisticated solutions for: Industrial Control Systems and Process Automation Robotics and Motion Control Applications Automated Test and Measurement Systems Vision Based Inspection and Control Systems Embedded Device and Custom Software Application Development At DMC, we work on problems that few people can solve. We combine advanced software and hardware expertise to deliver custom e...

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A DMC Welcome by the Blue Man Group
Courtney Mitchell

A DMC Welcome by the Blue Man Group

Since DMC is so excited about adding new members to the team, every new employee receives a welcome party. DMC is fortunate to be located in the best city in the world, so there are endless party options. Every new employee chooses their welcome event, and the entire company is invited to attend, as well as significant others. In order to properly welcome Dan Lawler and myself to DMC, we decided to be entertained by the brilliant madness that is the Blue Man Group. After hittin...

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Happy Employees Make Happy Customers
Courtney Mitchell

Happy Employees Make Happy Customers

One of the keys to a happy customer is a happy employee, and one of the keys to a happy employee is an awesome work environment. As part of DMC’s administrative team, one of my many duties is to help ensure these conditions. In many ways, DMC administrative work is like customer service for our own employees. Aside from making sure everything is running smoothly from paychecks to printer ink, our job is to make our employees happy and to keep our work environment fun. One way we do this...

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