NEW Focus 2 Career Assessments
Focus 2 Career includes five free career assessments to help you learn about occupations and majors that fit your unique interests, abilities, values, and personality. After taking your assessments, make a career coaching appointment to review your results and plan your next-steps with a Career Center staff member.
When creating your Focus 2 Career account, use the access code: DMACCBEARS.
Focus 2 Career Instructions & Worksheets (includes link to Focus 2 Career Portal)
Career Center staff are available to meet with you one-on-one to discuss your career interests and goals, Focus 2 Career assessment results, and career exploration activities like informational interviewing and job shadowing. Make an appointment with one of us using our online calendars:
Want to reach out to us directly with a question or concern? Contact us at 515-964-6463 or
Additional Career Exploration Resources
Career Coach – Learn about DMACC programs and related occupations on this website custom-built for our college.
CareerOneStop – Explore career profiles and access training and job search resources on this website from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Occupational Outlook Handbook – Access detailed occupational profiles on this Bureau of Labor Statistics website, including information about salaries, projected job openings, required training, etc.
Career Videos - Learn about hundreds of occupations through these brief videos created by the Department of Labor.
WBL 100: Exploring Careers
Exploring students might consider enrolling in WBL 100: Exploring Careers, an elective 1-credit course which helps students learn how to access labor market information, set career-related goals and make well-informed decisions, and explore their interests, abilities, and values through career assessments. If you have questions about how this course might relate to your program’s requirements, consult with your