What Will You Become?
Iowa Western Community College

High School Students

Be better prepared for life after high school and build real world experience in an industry you enjoy!

Southwest Iowa Workplace Connection connects students from school districts in Pottawattamie, Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Page and Shelby counties in SW Iowa with area business professionals who are interested in preparing our region's future employees.

Job Shadows

High School students can explore local careers and gain valuable experience by visiting an area business and learning directly from a professional.  

  • Age Range
    • 10-12th grade students 
  • Time Commitment
    • Typically 1-4 hours
  • Application Deadline Dates
    • Fall 2018 Job Shadows: Applications are due October 5, 2018
    • Spring 2019 Job Shadows: Applications are due February 8, 2019

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