Career Fairs

​​​​​​2021-2022 DMACC Career Fair Schedule

DMACC hosts a variety of career fairs throughout the year at our campuses and centers. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some event plans are still pending or may change. Please check back regularly for updates on career fair events at the College. Thank you!

Fall 2021 Career Fairs

Diesel Technology Career Fair

Wed. September 15th - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - DMACC Ankeny Campus, Bldg. 14

Diesel Technology students and graduates will meet with industry employers and learn about part-time and full-time job opportunities and internships in their field. Free to attend; employer registration required. Employers can email Shea Parsons, Diesel Technology Program Chair, at snparsons@dmacc.edu to register.


Part-Time Job Fair

Wed. September 15th - 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - DMACC Ankeny Campus, Bldg. 5 Courtyard

DMACC students will connect with a variety of employers from the Des Moines metro area to learn about part-time job opportunities. Free to attend; employer registration required. Employers can click here to register​ beginning on Monday, August 30th at 8:00 a.m. Space is very limited, so employers who are interested in attending are encouraged to register as quickly as possible to secure a spot.​


Agribusiness Career Day

Thu. September 30th - 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - DMACC Ankeny Campus, FFA Enrichment Center

Wide array of Agriculturally based companies from Iowa will be present to students and discuss employment and internship opportunities. Career building skills will be presented. Multiple colleges and universities will also be present to discuss agriculture-related transfer options. Free to attend; employer registration required. Employers contact Andrea Rouse, Agribusiness Faculty Member, at adrouse@dmacc.edu or 515-964-6866 to register.


Fall 2021 Events - Details Pending

  • Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering Tech Career Fair, DMACC Ankeny Campus - employers can contact Sara Clayton, DMACC Career Center, at snclayton@dmacc.edu to receive updates.
  • Nursing & CNA Career Fair, DMACC Ankeny Campus - employers can contact Sara Clayton, DMACC Career Center, at snclayton@dmacc.edu​ to receive updates.
  • Urban Campus Fall Career Fair, DMACC Urban Campus/Evelyn K. Davis Center - employers can contact Alyssa Burnett, Advisor, at arburnett1@dmacc.edu to receive updates.
  • West Campus Internship Fair, DMACC West Campus - employers can contact Dr. Jill Friestad-Tate, Buysiness Faculty Member, at jmfriestadtate@dmacc.edu​ to receive updates.

Spring 2022 Career Fairs

Criminal Justice Career Fair

Thu. March 10th – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – DMACC Ankeny Campus, Bldg. 5 Conference Center

DMACC Criminal Justice students and graduates will meet with employers in law enforcement (local, state, federal), corrections, homeland security, emergency management, military, and the private sector to learn about part-time and full-time job opportunities and internships in these fields. Free to attend; employer registration required. Employers can contact Tim Spooner, Criminal Justice Faculty Member, at tjspooner1@dmacc.edu to register.

Spring 2022 Events - Details Pending

  • Auto Mechanics Career Fair, DMACC Ankeny Campus – employers can contact Sara Clayton, DMACC Career Center, at snclayton@dmacc.edu to receive updates.
  • Health & Human Services Career Fair, DMACC Ankeny Campus – employers can contact Sara Clayton, DMACC Career Center, at snclayton@dmacc.edu to receive updates.
  • Business Career Fair, DMACC Ankeny Campus – employers can contact Sara Clayton, DMACC Career Center, at snclayton@dmacc.edu to receive updates.
  • IT Career Fair, DMACC Ankeny Campus – employers can contact Sara Clayton, DMACC Career Center, at snclayton@dmacc.edu to receive updates.
  • Urban Campus Spring Career Fair, DMACC Urban Campus/Evelyn K. Davis Center – employers can contact Alyssa Burnett, Advisor, at arburnett1@dmacc.edu to receive updates.
  • West Campus Career Fair, DMACC West Campus – employers can contact Dr. Jill Friestad-Tate, Business Faculty Member, at jmfriestadtate@dmacc.edu​ to receive updates.​​

​Coming Soon - 2019-2020 Career Fairs

Check back this summer for details about 2019-2020 career fairs. Questions about career events can be directed to the DMACC Career Center at careers@dmacc.edu.

​Advertise Your Job Openings on DMACC's College Central Network

Employers can post opportunities for free on the DMACC Career Center's College Central Network website. Through your account on the site, you can post openings for our students and alumni to view. Some employers* may also be granted access to search the site’s resume database. To register, click on the link provided and follow the on-screen prompts to create an employer account.

*Employer users who are recruiting directly for their own organization may be granted access to the database of student and alumni resumes on our College Central Network website. While we welcome registrations and postings from third-party recruiters and private citizens on our College Central Network site, we do not grant resume database access to these types of users.

View DMACC's full policy on disseminating job and internship postings to students and alumni. 

Job Posting & Distributing Print Materials on DMACC Campuses

Please email electronic copies of promotional materials (e.g. flyers, posters, handbills) to careers@dmacc.edu or mail printed copies to:

DMACC Career Center
Building 5 - Student Services
Des Moines Area Community College
2006 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

Off-Campus Recruiting Events

If your organization is hosting a recruiting event (open interviews, company tour, etc.) that you would like to promote to DMACC job seekers, please send the details of your event to us at careers@dmacc.edu. We will gladly share the information with our student and alumni job seekers.