Career Discovery Events

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The 2021-2022 Calen​dar 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 Tour​​s​

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 spe​cific 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. ​​

​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​

​Click on the event title to register and for more information

Educators: please call 515-965-7117 or email​ prior to registering an entire class.

Career Discovery Events - Spring 2022

Registration for these events will open January 10​, 2022​

Career Exploration Days

Worksite Industry Tours

Virtual Events

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