NIACC Career Connections

NIACC Career Connections

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What is NIACC Career Connections?

NIACC Career Connections is part of a statewide work-based learning intermediary network that connects students, educators, and business through relevant, work-based learning activities such as job shadows, worksite tours, internships, externships, and other work-based activities.  Activities are focused on careers in STEM – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, critical infrastructure, commercial and residential construction, advanced manufacturing, bioscience, and information technology as well as other careers listed in the 16 career clusters/pathways.

Benefits to Students

  • Learn about employability skills
  • Develop relationships with employers
  • Discover good paying careers in North Central Iowa
  • Make well informed post-secondary and career decisions

Benefits to Educators

  • Opportunity for hands-on learning
  • Tour worksite businesses and industries in the area
  • Enhance understanding of business and industry needs
  • Network opportunities with other students and educators

Benefits to Businesses

  • Discuss need for skilled workers
  • Showcase and promote business
  • Educate future workforce on career opportunities
  • Promote quality careers to area students and educators