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Career Clusters


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Career Clusters

Iowa businesses and industry leaders will represent the 16 Career Clusters, providing students with information on new and emerging career opportunities in Iowa, as well as the education and training needed to join certain career fields.

What's a Career Cluster?

A Career Cluster is a group of careers that share common features such as skill sets or industries. Each cluster has a 'career pathway' that outlines a collection of coursework and training opportunities to prepare a prospective employee for a given career. Explore Career Clusters and learn how to link future careers with choosing a college - click here.

What are the Career Clusters?

  • Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
  • Architecture & Construction
  • Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
  • Business Management & Administration
  • Education & Training
  • Finance
  • Government & Public Administration
  • Health Services
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

The following businesses will represent a Career Cluster and exhibit at Golden Circle. Businesses are currently being recruited. Check back often and follow the ICAN Facebook and Twitter pages for updates.

Business Career Cluster

ACT, Inc

Greater Des Moines Partnership



Air Force Academy

Diversity DSM

Nebraska Furniture Mart

Iowa Army National Guard

Iowa Laborers Education & Training

Iowa Student Loan

Signature Healthcare

Sysco Iowa

Education  & Training

Government & Public Administration; Business Management & Administration

Business Management & Administration; Information Technology, Marketing

Education & Training



Business Management & Administration, Marketing, Manufacturing, Retail 


Architecture & Construction


Health Services, Human Services

Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

Event Sponsors

Iowa College Access Network



Greater Des Moines Partnership




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