One of the main goals of Iowa NSF EPSCoR is to engage students at all levels in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Whether it's K-12, community college, undergraduate, or graduate students, Iowa NSF EPSCoR involves students in workshops, events, internships, and research where they learn about energy as well as other STEM topics.
Community Youth Concepts' mission is to engage and connect Iowa students through youth development programming and to provide coaching, training, and technical assistance in best practices to youth-serving non-profits. Community Youth Concepts also offers STEM Programs where students can explore interests in STEM fields and work together on creative and educational projects.
This resource highlights over 60 exciting careers in this industry, including corresponding links to the Future Ready Iowa Career Coach site for readers to learn more about local education and employment opportunities. Career interest and personality types were also incorporated throughout, to better match students and job seekers with a more personalized experience on their career exploration journey.
Careers in advanced manufacturing are expected to continue to grow in Iowa, largely due to amazing and innovative advances in technologies with robotics, augmented and virtual reality and 3D printers. This growth with further increase the needs for quality advanced manufacturing education and training programs across the state. This guide provides information about the advanced manufacturing opportunities in Iowa.
Building trades professionals build, expand, and improve our communities every day in Iowa, laying a stable foundation for business and population growth for future generations. Steady demand for safe, affordable, and sustainable residential, commercial, and industrial space to fuel a growing economy, combined with a consistent need to repair and improve critical infrastructure, such as highways, smart power grids, and high-speed telecommunications networks, require Iowans skilled in modern building trades, such as architecture, construction and engineering. This guide provides information about the building trades opportunities in Iowa.
Health science careers provide the foundation for the healthy communities necessary to fuel Iowa’s growing economy through a dynamic and exciting range of physical, mental, and public health care offerings. Due to an aging population and related health care needs, it is also one of the most secure and fastest growing sectors. This guide provides information about the health science opportunities in Iowa.