Career Discovery Events

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The 2022-2023​ 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. ​

Career Fairs

These events host numerous business partners for students to connect with to gain a better understanding of their organization, positions hired, education and training needs, and what a day in the life looks like. Put yourself front and center as you connect with local employers to find a part-time opportunity or learn more about your dream job!​

​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​

The Fall 2022 event calendar and registration will be posted mid-August! In the meantime, feel free to visit our Career Discovery Virtual Video Library! Check out our full listing of on-demand videos highlighting professionals and businesses throughout Central Iowa. Careers highlighted range from carpenters to veterinarians to physical therapists, court reporters and engineers! See them all here:​

​Upc​oming ​Career Discovery Events - Spring 2022

Registration is open for these events.​​

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