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Companies Attending the Fall 2019 Career Fair

Company Name/ DescriptionCareer FieldsMajors 

United Farmers Cooperative

United Farmers Cooperative (UFC) is a farmer-owned, diversified co-op serving Central Minnesota. UFC employs 400+ people across a diverse group of businesses- Grain, Feed, Agronomy, Farm Equipment, Petroleum and Farm Supply Retail Stores. We provide value to our communities through the principles of cooperative ownership.

Accounting, Agri-Business, Business Sales

Accounting; Ag Business

University of Sioux Falls

The University of Sioux Falls MBA Program is seeking graduates who would like to consider continuing school to earn an MBA degree. USF offers online and on-campus classes with concentrations in Management, Healthcare Administration, Organizational Leadership and Innovation and Marketing.  usiouxfalls.edu/MBA

Accounting, Agri-Business, Banking, Business Finance, Hospitality, Human Resources, Insurance, Management, Manufacturing, Math/Statistics, Marketing, Real Estate SalesAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Hospitality Management; Marketing; Math/Statistics

Smithfield Foods

Smithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world's largest pork processor and hog producer. In the United States, the company is also the leader in numerous packaged meats categories with popular brands including Smithfield, Eckrich, Nathan's Famous, Farmland, Armour, Farmer John, Kretschmar, John Morrell, Cook's, Gwaltney, Carando, Margherita, Curly's, Healthy Ones, Morley, Krakus and Berlinki. www.smithfieldfoods.com/careers

Agri-Business, Management, ManufacturingAg Business; Ag Economics

SDSU Army ROTC

SDSU Army ROTC provides leadership training, mentorship and physical fitness to students looking to be future leaders in the US Army, National Guard, and Reserves. Scholarship money is available for qualified applicants. If you want to challenge yourself, mentor others and become a leader in the premier leadership program in the world, stop by and find out how to become an Army Officer through the Army ROTC program.

 

Accounting, Agri-Business, Banking, Business, Finance, Hospitality, Human Resources, Insurance, Management, Manufacturing, Math/Statistics, Marketing, Real Estate SalesAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Hospitality Management; Marketing; Math/Statistics

South Dakota Division of Banking

The primary mission of the South Dakota Division of Banking is to charter, license, regulate, supervise and provide guidance to South Dakota financial entities in order to instill consumer confidence, protect consumer interests and promote economic stability through common sense, efficient and risk-focused approach.

BankingAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Marketing; Math/Statistics

Dayton Freight Lines

Founded in 1981, Dayton Freight is a private, union-free LTL freight carrier headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. With 57 Service Centers in the Midwest region, Dayton Freight offers shippers 1 or 2 day service in a 13-state area. Dayton Freight is truly different from other carriers. It's apparent in how we treat our customers, and each other. Our culture is one of teamwork, respect and professional honesty. Dayton Freight appreciates its employees: you are not just a number, you are family.

Business ManagementOther Business Management Leadership

CoBank

CoBank is a $125 billion enterprise dedicated to the financial needs of agriculture and rural communities. We fund new ways to grow food, generate energy, access technology, and improve life in America. A career at CoBank can offer you the opportunity to make a personal impact on the people and communities. We also provide competitive compensation, health and wellness benefits, company-funded retirement plan, matching 401(k), and professional development programs.

Accounting, Agri-Business, Banking, Business, FinanceAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics

Dacotah Bank

As a state-chartered bank, Dacotah Bank provides banking, insurance, mortgage, and trust services to customers who enjoy existing financial relationships with us. We also market these services to prospective customers residing in or doing business from our defined trade area within North Dakota and South Dakota and Western Minnesota.

Accounting, Agri-Business, Banking, Business, Finance, InsuranceAccounting; Ag Business; Economics

PREMIER Bankcard

First PREMIER is a locally-owned, community bank with 17 branches in eastern South Dakota. First PREMIER Bank is one of the most highly-capitalized banks in the nation and is consistently named one of the Best Banks to Work For by American Banker magazine. PREMIER Bankcard is a locally-owned company with more than 3 million customer accounts from across the United States. It is one of the nation's largest issuers of Mastercard and Visa credit cards.

Accounting, Banking, Business, Finance, Human Resources, Management, Math/StatisticsAccounting; Business Economics; Math/Statistics

Sanford Health

Sanford Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States, is dedicated to the integrated delivery of health care, genomic medicine, senior care and services, global clinics, research and affordable insurance. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization includes 44 hospitals, 1,400 physicians and more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations in 26 states and nine countries. For information, visit sanfordhealth.org.

Accounting, Business, Finance, Hospitality, Human Resources, Insurance, Management, Math/Statistics, Marketing, SalesAccounting; Business Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Hospitality Management; Marketing; Math/Statistics

Modern Woodmen of America

Modern Woodmen of America is a member-owned fraternal financial services organization.  We've been touching lives and securing futures since 1883.  As a Financial Representative, you'll help your clients plan for their financial security through life insurance, annuities, investments and other financial products.

Banking, Business, Finance, Insurance, Management SalesEntrepreneurial Studies

Agtegra Cooperative

Agtegra Cooperative is an innovative, farmer-owned grain and agronomy cooperative with more than 6,300 active member-owners in eastern North and South Dakota. In addition to offering grain and agronomy services, Agtegra offers its members aerial application services, fuel, feed, and precision ag hardware and software products and services.

Accounting, Agri-Business, BusinessAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics; Marketing

New York Life Insurance Company

We are a Fortune 100 company. New York Life has the highest financial strength ratings currently awarded to any U.S. life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies:  A.M. Best (A++), Fitch (AAA), Moodys Investors Service (Aaa), Standard & Poors (AA+).* We were also recognized by Fortune in 2018 as one of the worlds most admired companies.  We have been in business since 1845, and our passion and commitment to protect families has continued unabated for nearly two centuries.

Business, Finance, Insurance, Management, SalesBusiness Economics; Economics

Query.AI, Inc.

Query.AI is a software startup based in Brookings, SD. Our product provides answers and insights out of IT log data and automates running investigative playbooks. Query.AI's AI console captures, manages and executes analyst workflows, and enables team collaboration.

Business, Management, Marketing, SalesAg Business; Entrepreneurial Studies; Marketing; Math/Statistics; Other Communications, Journalism

Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual is a premier Financial Planning Firm looking for the next best College Financial Reps, Financial Reps & Financial Advisors to help lead clients to Finanical Security through our various products and services. We are the number one direct provider of Life Insurance & a Top 5 US Independent Broker Dealer.     We are looking to grow our offices in Sioux Falls, Sioux City & Aberdeen with interns & graduates with an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to learn and grow a business.

Business, Finance, Insurance, Marketing, SalesAg Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Marketing; Math/Statistics

University of North Dakota-College of Business & Public Administration

The University of North Dakota's College of Business & Public Administration offers a wealth of highly accredited, nationally ranked graduate degrees (online and campus) including: Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Applied Economics, Certificate in Applied Economics, Certificate in Health Administration, Certificate in Policy Analysis, Certificate in Public Administration, and Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship

Accounting, Agri-Business, Banking, Business, Finance, Hospitality, Human Resources, Management, Math/Statistics, Marketing, SalesAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Hospitality Management; Marketing; Math/Statistics

Sherwin Williams 

Founded in 1866, Sherwin-Williams is a global leader in the manufacture, development, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings and related products. Sherwin-Williams branded products are sold exclusively through a chain of more than 4,100 company-operated stores and facilities. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to find a career that takes you places.

Business Management, SalesBusiness Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Marketing

Great West Casualty Company

Founded over 60 years ago to serve the needs of the trucking industry, Great West Casualty Company has become one of America's largest insurers of trucking companies. As a leader in the industry, our focus is always on providing outstanding service and products. At Great West, we strive to hire great people for great careers, including jobs in Underwriting, Claims, Corporate, IT, Business Analytics, Safety, and more. Find out more about us at www.gwccnet.com.

Insurance Other ActuaryOther: Actuarial Science

Community Insurance Group

Community Insurance is a growing independent insurance agency in NW Iowa. We focus on Business, Ag, and Personal Insurance as well as Group Benefits. We are looking for energetic & positive people for our team to help support our mission of Service You Can Count On...Protection You Can Rely On!    We currently have 10 employees and expanding. We are looking to fill sales, support and accounting roles. We just hired an SDSU grad and want more!

Accounting, Business, Insurance SalesAccounting; Ag Business; Entrepreneurial Studies; Marketing

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

FDIC is the independent deposit insurance agency created by Congress to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's banking system.

Accounting, Agri-Business, Banking, Business Finance, Math/Statistics, MarketingAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics Marketing; Math/Statistics

Fishback Financial Corporation

First Bank & Trust is part of Fishback Financial Corporation, one of South Dakota's largest privately-held bank holding companies with 23 locations in 18 communities in South Dakota and Minnesota. Headquartered in Brookings, South Dakota, our organization has over 600 employees and a history that dates back more than 130 years. We all play a role in providing expert advice along with financial products and services that fit easily into your life.

Banking, FinanceAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Math/Statistics

1st Financial Bank USA

1st Financial Bank USA, provides consumer credit services to a nationwide customer base in a small, friendly, team-oriented environment. At its Dakota Dunes and Sioux Falls locations, 1FBUSA operates credit card processing facilities and community bank offices focused on customer service, collections, payment processing, retail banking and insurance services. The Sioux Falls location is also home to: Builder Finance Inc. a construction lender for builders, developers, and investor.

Accounting, Banking, Business Finance, Management, Math/Statistics, Real EstateAccounting; Business Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Math/Statistics

First National Bank

Family Owned & Operated  Various Positions Opened

Accounting, Agri-Business, Banking, Business Finance, Management, Marketing, SalesAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics; Marketing

Daktronics 

Every day around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations, and along highways. They also tell you the price of gas and advertise store specials as you make your daily commute, and enhance your spectator experience when you're in a sports stadium, whether for a high school sporting event or for your favorite pro sports team.

Accounting, Business, Human Resources Management, Manufacturing, Math/Statistics, Marketing, SalesAccounting; Business Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Hospitality Management; Marketing; Math/Statistics

Verizon

We're problem-solvers, engineers, technologists, innovators and thought-leaders.    Every day, we connect millions of people, companies and communities with our powerful technology. We're using our award-winning networks to make breakthroughs in interactive entertainment, digital media, the Internet of Things and broadband services for customers.    Whatever the future looks like, whatever the digital world promises, we will deliver.

Business Management, Marketing, SalesBusiness Economics; Marketing

PILGRIMS

Pilgrim's USA is the second-largest chicken producer in the U.S., with operations in 14 states and Puerto Rico, and the capacity to process 33.1 million birds per week (5-day work week). Pilgrim's USA processes prepare, packages and deliver fresh, further-processed and value-added poultry products for sale to customers in more than 100 countries, employs more than 31,000 people, and contracts with more than 4,300 family farmers.

Accounting, Agri-Business, Business Management, ManufacturingAg Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics

Marsh & McLennan Agency

Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh, serving the risk prevention and insurance needs of middle-market companies in the United States. MMA has access to broad resources and solutions across all of its sister companies under the Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) banner. Although we are not integrating the businesses with Marsh, we are able to leverage the value of our respective capabilities and intellectual capital in those instances.

Agri-Business, Business Finance, Insurance, MarketingAg Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Marketing; Math/Statistics

USD School of Law

 

Accounting, Agri-Business, Banking, Business Finance, Hospitality, Human Resources, Insurance, Management, Manufacturing, Math/Statistics, Marketing, Real Estate, Sales, Accounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Hospitality Management; Marketing; Math/Statistics; Other all

Aflac Regional Office

As an Aflac sales intern, you'll take the first step in what could be a satisfying and rewarding career. Many of our most successful advisors began their careers as sales interns, too.   Your own trajectory and terms mean you can work while setting aside time for studies and fun.  Other advantages: Real business-to-business sales experience; Comprehensive ongoing training with mentors; Competitive commissions; A broad portfolio of products and services to help business owners and employees.

Business, Human Resources, Insurance, Management, Marketing, SalesBusiness Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Marketing

Hurley & Associates

Hurley & Associates, Inc. is an Agri-Marketing company that partners with farmers to help them market their crop. We tailor individualized marketing plans for each farmer; taking into account what makes their operation unique including their attitudes, financial obligations, and their future plans. Together we develop that plan, and the consultant executes the plan on behalf of the farmer. Through education and open lines of communication, we partner with our farmers to build their legacy.

Agri-Business, Banking, Business Finance, ManagementAg Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics

Furniture Mart USA

At Furniture Mart USA, we're always looking for outgoing, friendly and dedicated people to join our team. Whether you work at our corporate headquarters, in one of our many distribution centers, or at one of our 40+ retail stores, you'll be warmly welcomed into our family. We are proud to provide employment opportunities in environments where learning and growth are abundant and hard work and results are rewarded. If you're looking for a fulfilling new role, join our family!

Business, Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales, Other: WarehouseAll Majors

Epicosity

Epicosity is an ideas company that specializes in finance, higher education, healthcare, agriculture and outdoor marketing, blending traditional services with a strong digital footprint. We're thinkers. We're dreamers. We're storytellers, with a digital edge. We excel in creative development, digital strategy, video production, website development, PR and media buying and planning. With clients in 23 states and five countries (and counting), we're not a mega-agency. And we're proud of that.

MarketingMarketing

Mutual of Omaha

Mutual of Omaha is a Fortune 500 company based in Omaha, NE.  Our corporate vision is for every one of our customers to have a financial future imagined, planned, and secured.  Our financial advisors have a passion for helping people accomplish this vision, and an opportunity to build a successful practice with a century-old company.

Accounting, Agri-Business, Banking, Business Finance, Hospitality, Human Resources, Insurance, Management, Manufacturing, Math/Statistics, Marketing, Real Estate, Sales, CommunicationsAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Hospitality; Management; Marketing; Math/Statistics

BankWest

BankWest, a family-owned business with a 129-year history, is committed to customer relationships by helping our customers and communities succeed. We pride ourselves in adapting to meet our customers' changing banking needs while retaining our hometown values and roots. Whether you prefer banking with your smartphone or you enjoy stopping in for a face-to-face chat, we're here to help. We are recognized as a market leader in customer care, community reinvestment and depth of services.

Agri-Business, Banking, Business Finance, InsuranceAg Business; Business; Economics

Wireless World

Wireless World is the leading Verizon Retailer in the Upper Midwest. We value our customer experience and valuing employees above all. If you're looking for a place that will invest in you, push you to be better, and help you grow as a person - Wireless World is for you.

SalesBusiness Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Hospitality Management; Marketing; Math/Statistics

University of South Dakota Graduate Admissions

The University of South Dakota provides high-quality graduate programs in business, the liberal arts and sciences, education, fine arts, and health sciences while offering extraordinary opportunities for research, creative scholarship, clinical experiences, and internships. The Beacom School of Business has AACSB International Accreditation.

Accounting,  Banking, Business Finance, Hospitality, Human Resources, Management, Manufacturing, Math/Statistics, Marketing, OtherAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Hospitality; Management; Marketing; Math/Statistics; Other; all majors

Vantage Marketing

Vantage Marketing is the Nation's largest door to door direct marketing firm. We specialize in Pest control marketing. Average employees make 16-22K their first year during summer months only.

Business Management, Marketing, Sales, OtherBusiness Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Marketing

Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc.

Christensen Farms, a family-owned swine business, is one of the top producers in the US, with operations in MN, IA, IL, NE, & SD. A leader in food production for more than 25 years, CF is an organization that offers a highly collaborative & challenging work environment. We believe in hiring talented people to help us in our mission to deliver a high quality, safe & wholesome pork product to consumers while giving each of our employees the opportunity to be a part of a professional work setting.

Accounting, Agri-Business, Business Finance, Human ResourcesAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics

Dakota Homestead Title Insurance Company

Dakota Homestead and its related companies are focused on the title and closing needs of South Dakota. We offer all services related to the examination of title and real estate closing across multiple locations in Eastern South Dakota. Dakota Homestead is the only title insurance underwriter domiciled in South Dakota. We provide an excellent opportunity for experience in the real estate, insurance, lending, and business management fields.

Accounting, Business, Insurance, Real EstateAccounting; Ag Business; Business Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Marketing; Math/Statistics

U.S. Marine Corps

The U.S. Marine Corps is the world's most elite fighting force. We are looking for college students who possess the physical, mental, moral, and leadership qualities to become a Leader of Marines - a US MARINE OFFICER. If you have the desire and ability to lead, appreciate a challenge, are physically fit and mentally sharp, or seek a career with purpose and distinction, you may be eligible to apply.

Accounting, Banking, Business, Finance, Human Resources, Insurance, Management, Manufacturing, Math/Statistics, Marketing, SalesAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Hospitality; Management; Marketing; Math/Statistics; Open to All Majors

University of Nebraska at Omaha Graduate Studies

For more than 100 years, the University of Nebraska Omaha has helped professionals advance their careers through a wide array of award-winning graduate programs. We focus our attention, expertise and resources on our most important responsibility: our students. Explore more than 90 graduate programs at the master's, doctoral and certificate levels.

Accounting, Banking, Business, Finance, Hospitality, Human Resources, Management, Math/Statistics, Marketing, Real Estate, Sales, OtherAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics; Entrepreneurial Studies; Hospitality; Management; Marketing; Math/Statistics; Other

South Dakota Department of Transportation

The mission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation is to provide a safe and effective public transportation system. SDDOT offers careers in engineering, accounting, real estate, business, and several other fields. Check out the exciting career opportunities with the South Dakota Department of Transportation at our website: https://dot.sd.gov/.

Agri-Business, Business, Finance, Management, Marketing, Real Estate, OtherAg Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Economics; Marketing; Construction Management

Comfrey Farm Prime Pork

Comfey Farm Prime Pork is a start-up pork processing plant located in Windom, Minnesota. They currently have 550 employees in careers from production, maintenance, sales, marketing, finance, logistics, procurement, quality assurance, and human resources.  We are looking for hard-working, dedicated employees interested in growing with this company.  Please stop in and see what we may have to offer!

Accounting, Agri-Business, Business Finance, Human Resources, Management, Manufacturing, Math/Statistics, Marketing, SalesAccounting; Ag Business; Ag Economics; Business Economics; Marketing; Math/Statistics; Other