About Us

97% of last year’s graduates landed jobs at 235 employers in 38 states at an average starting salary $63,354. 

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.



Matt2

Matthew Hanley

Director of Career & Professional Development

Hillary Eaton

Hilary Eaton

Assistant Director of Career & Professional Development
 

Susan Schwartz

Susan Schwartz

Administrative Assistant
 

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.



logo gold

PLACEMENT



97

PERCENT


343

GRADUATES


235

EMPLOYERS


$63,354

SALARY


38

STATES


Data based on most recently
completed academic year

South Dakota DOT
BakerHughes
Daktronics
Garmin
Lyondell Basell
Caterpillar
Raven Industries
LockheedMartin
South Dakota DENR
DowChemical
Rockwell Collins

Kimberly Clark

RESPEC
EmersonProcessManagement
Innovative Systems
ArcherDanielsMidland
FreeportMcMoRan
logoExxon
BarrickGold
Halliburton
logoCoeurMining
Kiewit
L-3 Communications
logoMicrosoft
Cargill
BurnsMcDonnell
Nucor
logoPeabody