Northwest Iowa Community College

NCC's Workforce and Economic Development
NCC’s Department of Workforce and Economic Development provides customized training solutions, funding opportunities, and other outreach programs to meet the changing needs of our businesses, communities and the regional economy.

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Explore the knowledge and skills required for each Career Cluster™ and Pathway, find sample education plans, view brochures for each Career Cluster™ and more. Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Interest Survey

Use this interest survey to determine top clusters for students to explore. Available in English and Spanish.

Elevate Advanced Manufacturing
Consider a career in manufacturing in Iowa! Educators and students should use this resource to explore the amazing opportunities available in Iowa through the advanced manufacturing field.

Iowa Career Coach
Iowa’s Career Coach is a career exploration tool that allows users to research careers (by tasks, typical education, wages, and employer demand), find training providers, create a resume, and connect to job opportunities.

Iowa Workforce Development
Provides job outlook and wage data, as well as information on offerings at your local IowaWORKS office.

Labor Market Information
Find out about the current workforce, employment, and economy status in Iowa. Go to: for detailed information on the estimated activity for each occupation in areas of employment, new jobs, replacements, total annual openings, and current wages.

Mapping Your Future
Explore careers no matter what stage you are in your planning process. This resource includes sections for middle/high school, undergraduate, graduate, student loan borrowers, parent, and middle/high school counselors.

O*Net OnLine
There are many ways to explore careers on this website! Find occupations by Career Cluster™ or sort by Career Pathway. 
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