John Deere School to Work Programs

John Deere School to Work Programs

John Deere selects students to train in various industrial and engineering technology programs at Hawkeye and offers them preferential hiring status after the completion of their program.

John Deere offers the following programs:

Benefits of John Deere Programs

  • Train in a high-demand profession and receive a quality education from Hawkeye.

  • Access to a forgivable loan program, making your education affordable.

  • Have the opportunity to work in state-of-the-art facilities for a Fortune 500 Company in the Cedar Valley.

  • Gain preferential hiring for full-time employment as positions are available at John Deere after completing the John Deere School to Work program.

Forgivable Loan Program

If selected as a John Deere School to Work program student you may apply for the John Deere Forgivable Loan Program through the Hawkeye Foundation. The loan is used to cover up to two-thirds of your tuition and fees for your program. After you complete your program and have been employed at John Deere for three years, your loan will be forgiven.

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Kendra Wyatt-Koger
Buchanan Hall 128
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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