Discover Day, a career exploration event offered to area eighth graders, was held on the NIACC campus on Thursday, May 12 .
The event provided students an opportunity to examine their interests and connect them to actual career opportunities that await them here in North Iowa.
NIACC Enrollment Advisor Anne Boyer said, “Many young people are searching for the career of their future without grasping how we all found our careers – by understanding our interests and how they relate to careers and by meeting local professionals who can help mentor and expose us to potential careers we may not have known even existed.” Boyer coordinated the event.
More than 850 students toured the campus while taking mini-courses along the way.
Questions or comments? Email Arian Schuessler, arian.schuessler@NIACC.edu
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North Iowa Area Community College, founded in 1918, is a nationally-recognized, two-year college located in central North Iowa. With approximately 3,000 career and transfer students, the College has been recognized by the Aspen Institute as a leading community college in the nation. NIACC welcomes students from across Iowa, Minnesota, the nation, and the world. The College has served as a leader in student-centered learning, community engagement, and collaborative leadership for more than 100 years.