Mines News

Release Date Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Mines Welcomes Nucor to Campus

Robert Seivert is one of many SD Mines graduates now employed by Nucor.


RAPID CITY, SD (Sept. 12, 2018) – South Dakota School of Mines & Technology welcomes Nucor Corporation the largest producer of steel and the largest recycler in the United States for a week of events on campus.  The company prides itself on a culture built on safety and teamwork, and Nucor is among a list of companies that hire a wide-range SD Mines graduates each year. 

Nucor teammates will be on campus throughout the week to visit with many classes and groups and to educate students about careers with Nucor. Company officials will also interview students for internship and full-time opportunities.  

This year marks the 5th time Nucor has come to campus for a special week of events. The first Nucor Week took place in 2010 and the event been held every two years since then.

Mines students can stop by the Nucor tent in the campus quad 10 a.m.-4 pm on Wednesday, Sept. 12.


About South Dakota Mines  

Founded in 1885, South Dakota Mines is one of the nation’s leading engineering, science and technology universities. South Dakota Mines offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and a best-in-class education at an affordable price. The university enrolls 2,493 students with an average class size of 24. The South Dakota Mines placement rate for graduates is 98 percent, with an average starting salary of more than $70,036. For these reasons  South Dakota Mines is ranked among the best engineering schools in the country for return on investment. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on FacebookTwitter, LinkedInInstagram, and Snapchat.

Contact: Charles Michael Ray , 605-394-6082, charles.ray@sdsmt.edu