About Us

97% of last year’s graduates landed jobs at 157 employers in 33 states at an average starting salary $61,346. 

There’s a reason our students are in high demand. Through our expansive internship program and one-on-one interview prep and resume review to our signature professional development program, Mines Advantage, and year-round workshops and events, we won’t just help you hit the ground running. We’ll give you a competitive edge.

Whether you are a student, alumnus, or employer, we want to connect you to the people and places you need to succeed. Email us to make an appointment today.



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Matthew Hanley

Director of Career & Professional Development

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Hilary Eaton

Program Assistant II
 

Location

Career & Professional Development Center  
SD School of Mines & Technology
501 E. St. Joseph St.  
Rapid City, SD  57701
(upper-level Surbeck Center)

Hours

7:30-4:30, Monday-Friday

Contact Us

careercenter@sdsmt.edu
(605) 394-2667
Fax: (605) 394-6721

Our Mission

SD Mines Career & Professional Development Center will successfully engage students in their career and professional development and will foster partnerships to connect students with employers, campus, and the community.



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PLACEMENT


97

PERCENT


343

GRADUATES


157

EMPLOYERS


$61,346

SALARY


33

STATES


Data based on most recently
completed academic year

DowChemical
South Dakota DENR
Cargill
Raven Industries
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BurnsMcDonnell
L-3 Communications
logoCoeurMining
logoPeabody
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Rockwell Collins
ArcherDanielsMidland
Halliburton
Garmin
Kiewit
Lyondell Basell
EmersonProcessManagement
BarrickGold
BakerHughes

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South Dakota DOT
Nucor
LockheedMartin
Innovative Systems
FreeportMcMoRan
Caterpillar
Daktronics
RESPEC