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NICC_booming_careerMechanical Engineering Technology

Do you enjoy creative problem solving and getting paid to use your imagination with technology? Then consider enrolling in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC)!

Skilled mechanical engineering technicians are needed in northeast Iowa to work with engineers on product design projects and quality control assignments. The economy is improving and, with a more vibrant economy, manufacturers need more skilled graduates to help meet demand for their quality products.

Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science – Mechanical Engineering Technology program at NICC earn an annual income range of $33,529 – $64,313 and there are 153 projected job openings in our region by 2025. Learn More. www.nicc.edu/mechanicalengineering.

Construction Business Management and Carpentry

In much the same way that designing a construction blueprint is the first step to building a home or commercial facility, enrolling in Construction Business Management and Carpentry programs at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) may be your first step toward a successful career in a high-demand field.

In the Construction Business Management and Carpentry programs, you learn not only the finer points of interpreting a blueprint, you learn by doing. As a student in the programs,  you will build a house from foundation, to finishing and cabinetry in nine months – the ultimate, hands-on project for people who want to learn by doing.

Certificate options are built into the degree and diploma programs to give you opportunities to develop your specialized skills in cabinetry, finishing skills, floors and framing, and foundation.

With an annual income range of $42,140 – $134,472 and 335 projected job openings by 2025, the career outlook for Construction Business Management graduates is outstanding. Skilled graduates of the Carpentry program earn $24,897 – $58,926, and there are more than 1,700 projected job openings in our region by 2025. Learn More.
www.nicc.edu/constructionbusmgmt and
www.nicc.edu/carpentry!

Dairy Science Technology

pg12_Photo 2Today’s dairy science field is creating a growing need for skilled college graduates who have experience and training on the latest technologies.

Northeast Iowa Community College’s (NICC) Dairy Science Technology program is designed with the rural agricultural employer in mind. As a student in the program, you learn how to operate and maintain robotic milking systems, a traditional milking parlor, Total Mix Rations (TMR) equipment, Artificial Insemination (AI) technology and advanced sensors that monitor dairy herd health.

Dairy Science Technology graduates can earn $22,526 – $60,715 annually, and there are more than 1,500 projected job openings in our region by 2025. Learn More. www.nicc.edu/dairysciencetech.

Large Animal Veterinary Technician

As a Large Animal Veterinary Technician student at Northeast Iowa Community College’s (NICC) Calmar campus, you will develop entry-level skills in veterinary medicine that prepare you for work in clinics and private animal nursing. You gain the knowledge you need in animal care to bring back to the family farm or contribute to a future employer. As a graduate, you may also transfer your credits to complete a degree at a four-year college or university.

Pg. 12_Photo 3During the program, you have an opportunity to complete an internship at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and participate in off-campus studies at a veterinary clinic near campus.

Be bold and learn more in this nationally-accredited and recognized program! With an annual income range of $19,094 – $35,006 and 24 projected job openings in our region by 2025, the career outlook for Large Animal Veterinary Technician graduates is strong and will continue to grow. Learn More. www.nicc.edu/vettech.

Takeaways

As a student in the programs, you will build a house from foundation, to finishing and cabinetry in nine months – the ultimate, hands-on project …

Today’s dairy science field is creating a growing need for skilled college graduates who have experience and training on the latest technologies.

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