NEXT CAREER FAIR
Sept. 14, 2021 11 am to 4 pm MDT
Feb. 1, 2022 11 am to 4 pm MDT

NEXT DAY INTERVIEWS
Sept. 15, 2021
Feb. 2, 2022  

Career Fair

Held 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

Register with Handshake.
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Returning Employers

Log In to Handshake. 

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 SD Mines email account.



More Information for Employers

Registration/Booth Pricing:
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

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)

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

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

logoCoeurMining
Caterpillar
Raven Industries

Kimberly Clark

logoExxon
L-3 Communications
Kiewit
logoMicrosoft
DowChemical

Abbott Logo

BurnsMcDonnell
BarrickGold
Halliburton
LockheedMartin
FreeportMcMoRan
Daktronics
BakerHughes
South Dakota DOT
logoPeabody
Innovative Systems
Lyondell Basell
Cargill
RESPEC
South Dakota DENR
Nucor
EmersonProcessManagement
Rockwell Collins
Garmin