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Many Reasons to Connect with South Dakota Mines

  • South Dakota Mines offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in a wide range of engineering and science disciplines.
  • Students come to South Dakota Mines from across the nation and across the globe.  It's a diverse campus community.
  • 77% of our students graduate with relevant intern or co-op experience.
  • Graduates pass a rigorous academic curriculum focused on developing communication, leadership, and teamwork skills.
  • Many students participate in Mines Advantage, a professional development program for students
  • The result is students that have a strong work ethic and can meet your hiring needs.

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Why Employers Seek Out South Dakota Mines' Students

The South Dakota Mines has an excellent reputation. South Dakota Mines students are well prepared, work hard, and have an excellent grasp of  the fundamentals.
- SD Dept. of Transportation
South Dakota Mines produces well-prepared, hard-working engineers.  They bring good teamwork skills based on projects and initiatives they've been involved in at South Dakota Mines.
- Michelin North America
We find we have shared values with the kind of student that South Dakota Mines produces.  We look for serving leaders who have a commitment to excellence.
- Ring Container

We recruit South Dakota Mines students because of the outstanding education they've received.  They arrive with a good work ethic and an ability to solve real world problems.
- Terex Corporation
South Dakota Mines students mirror our values.  They have a good worth ethic and passion for excellence.  We continue to recruit at South Dakota Mines because of the success of past candidates.
- Sencore Electronics
Students are well prepared because of their academic background  and often because of internships they've participated in.
- Raven Industries

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Why Employers Hire Mines Grads

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Innovative Systems
Raven Industries


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