Western Iowa Tech Community College
WITCC Intermediary Network

WITCC Intermediary Network

Welcome to WITCC Intermediary Network 

Activities focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), critical infrastructure, commercial and residential construction, advanced manufacturing, bioscience, and information technology careers. However, all sixteen career clusters can be explored. 

What is WITCC Intermediary Network? 

WITCC WIN is part of a statewide work-based learning intermediary network. It connects students, educators, and business through relevant, work-based learning activities that foster deeper knowledge and understanding of career clusters, careers and career pathways. 

This is accomplished through job shadows, worksite tours, student internships, educator externships, and other work-based activities. Career exploration activities encompass all sixteen career clusters. 

Student Activities 

Benefits to Students 

  • Develop career paths based on choice not chance 
  • Learn from employers what they are looking for in employees 
  • Discover good paying careers in Western Iowa 
  • Make well informed post-secondary educational and career decisions 

Benefits to Educators 

  • Opportunity for hands-on learning 
  • Tour worksite businesses and industries in Western Iowa 
  • Enhance understanding of business and industry 
  • Network opportunities with businesses and other educators 
  • Benefits to Businesses 
  • Make connections count 
  • Showcase and promote business 
  • Educate future workforce on career opportunities 
  • Discuss desired employability skills 

The Need for Work-Based Learning