The 2021-2022 Calendar of Events will include the following opportunities:
Career Exploration Days
Hosted at a DMACC location, these events allow 9-12th grade students, parents and educators to explore a career pathway by attending hands-on activity sessions and demonstrations. They will learn about DMACC educational programs and connect to future careers and professionals by touring a related business.
Worksite Industry Tours
These events are hosted by a business and open to 11th and 12th graders. Students will meet with professionals to learn about the business and specific careers. These events are for students only and transportation is the student’s responsibility.
Virtual Business Spotlight
Get to know a business within Central Iowa by attending our Business Spotlights. Hear from Human Resource professionals and other company leaders to learn about careers within the company, education required, job outlook, and company culture. A virtual tour or video will be included, if possible.
Virtual Ask a Professional Sessions
Attend one of our Ask a Professional sessions to get to know a professional in a specific career. Hear their story, how they got to where they are today, and the day-to-day of their career. Professionals will include advice for young people interested in the specific career in this Q&A style session.
Designed to spark student and parent interest in STEM, Family STEM Festivals feature exhibits that provide interactive, hands-on experiences. Festivals are a great opportunity for community partners to engage local youth and adults and showcase their business or organization through related activities. The DMACC STEM Festival will be held late spring 2022 at the FFA Enrichment Center on the Ankeny Campus. More details to come.
Business Community: If you are interested in collaborating with us and want to learn more about how to get involved, we always need more business connections! Please email
Upcoming Career Discovery Events - Fall 2021
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Educators: please call 515-965-7117 or email
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