NEXT CAREER FAIR
Sept. 14, 2021 11 am to 4 pm MDT
(In-Person)
Sept. 30, 2021 11 am to 3 pm MDT (Virtual)
Feb. 1, 2022 11 am to 4 pm MDT
(In-Person)

NEXT DAY INTERVIEWS
Sept. 15, 2021



Feb. 2, 2022  

Career Fair

Held typically once each semester, fall and spring, the South Dakota Mines Career Fair connects over 1,300 students with 152 employers (about a third from South Dakota, the rest from across the United States).  Many employers recruit on our campus every year, but each Career Fair also sees new participants looking to recruit South Dakota Mines job seeking students.  Many employers conduct next-day interviews with students.


EMPLOYERS

New Employers

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Returning Employers

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STUDENTS

Don't Miss Out!

Any current South Dakota Mines student can participate - from freshmen to graduate students. Learn about career, internship, and co-op opportunities and network with potential employers.

Career Fair: Info and Tips

FACULTY

Can Log-In Too

Faculty are able to log into Handshake to view participating employers, updates are made as new employers register. Faculty, can sign up and register with Handshake using their Mines email account.


More Information for Employers

Career Fair (In-Person) on September 14th, 2021
King Center - 11am-4pm MST

Registration/Booth Pricing:
Early Bird Pricing Ends August 16th, 2021
Single Booth Option - Early Bird $400.00
Single Booth Option - Early Bird (Gov./Non-Profit) $300.00
Double Booth Option - Early Bird $800.00
Triple Booth Option - Early Bird $1200.00
Quadruple Booth Option - Early Bird $1600.00
*If registered and attending the In-Person Career Fair, employers are able to attend the Virtual Career Fair on Sept 30th at no additional cost. If interested in this option, employers must additionally register for the Virtual Career Fair on Handshake to attend.* 


Registration Fee Includes: 
● Employer breakfast, lunch, and refreshments the day of the career fair 
● Electricity  
● Wi-Fi 
● Parking 
● Next Day Interview Space (Available Upon Request)
● Free Attendance at Virtual Career Fair on Sept. 30th

Booth/Display Space:
Displays must fit within 8’W X 4’D area  
● 6’ X 30” Table (Approximate 8’W X 4’D floor space provided) 
● Single Booth maximum of 1-3 people per booth
● Double Booth maximum of 4-6 people per booth
● Triple Booth maximum of 6-8 people per booth
● Quadruple Booth maximum of 8-10 people per booth
Exhibitor Information

Career Fair (Virtual) on September 30th, 2021
Handshake - 11am-3pm MST

Registration Fee:
$100 Per Each Employer
*If registered and attending the In-Person Career Fair, employers are able to attend the Virtual Career Fair on Sept 30th at no additional cost. If interested in this option, employers must additionally register for the Virtual Career Fair on Handshake to attend.* 

About Handshake

Handshake is the fast and powerful recruiting platform for South Dakota Mines students and alumni. It uses cutting edge technology to better connect employers with qualified candidates. Students and alumni can build profiles highlighting their academic accomplishments, skills and extracurricular activities, then make those profiles visible to companies on Handshake to market themselves to potential employers. 

Employers may use Handshake to post jobs, internships, and co-op listings, register for career fairs, attend virtual career fairs, manage on-campus recruiting, advertise events, and message students and alumni who meet your qualifications. Employers will also be able to promote their brand more effectively by customizing your employer profile, job postings, and events to be more visually appealing to students.
Learn more about Handshake here.

Questions?

Contact the Career Center

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



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CAREER
FAIR


1,300

STUDENTS


25

MAJORS


152

EMPLOYERS


55

SD EMPLOYERS


28

STATES


Data based on most recently
completed academic year

BarrickGold
BurnsMcDonnell
BakerHughes
Innovative Systems
Rockwell Collins
FreeportMcMoRan
RESPEC
Nucor
Daktronics
logoExxon
South Dakota DENR
Lyondell Basell
Cargill
Halliburton
LockheedMartin
Caterpillar
EmersonProcessManagement
South Dakota DOT
DowChemical
Garmin
L-3 Communications
logoPeabody
Kiewit
Raven Industries
logoMicrosoft

Kimberly Clark

logoCoeurMining

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