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Aramark is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE. Aramark employs over 450 individuals here at State and offer more than 21 restaurants for students to come dine.

Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of South Dakota

BBISD is a nonprofit innkeeper member organization that promotes marketing and support of bed and breakfast innkeepers in South Dakota.

Best Western - Ramkota

The Ramkota Hotel of Aberdeen features 154 newly renovated rooms, 18,000 sq ft of event space & Minerva's Restaurant. The Ramkota opened in 1977 and employs 124 people. Our Leadership includes: Event and Catering Services, Sales, F.O.M, Chief Engineer, Exec. Housekeeper, Dining Room Manager, Executive Chefs and Accounting. We are a full service property with sister properties throughout the U.S. We have many opportunities for immediate placement and personal/professional development.

Children's Museum of South Dakota

The Children’s Museum of South Dakota, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, boasts 21,000 square feet of interactive indoor exhibits and programming as well as 1.5 acre outdoors exhibit space. The Children’s Museum of South Dakota is the first broad-based, cross-discipline children’s museum in the state of South Dakota. The purpose of the Children’s Museum of South Dakota is to promote learning for children of all ages and abilities through interactive, hands-on exhibits and demonstrations.

Comfort Suites University

Comfort Suites University is a brand new, 100 room all suite hotel. Amenities include: pool and hot tub, fitness center, free hot breakfast, business center, marketplace, on site laundry and free coffee and lemon water 24 hours a day. Each room has 25% more space with 55 inch HD TVS, microwave, refrigerator, mini cube charging station and ergonomic work desk area. We are adding a 25,000 SQFT Convention Center with bar and restaurant in late 2018. We opened in 2017!

Custer State Park Resorts

Custer State Park Resort is a seasonal property, that has four full service Lodges. Each Lodge offers: Hotel Rooms, Cabins, or Camping with Full service Restaurant and Banquet Facilities. Custer State Park Resort is looking for energetic, hardworking and professional employees. Flexible work schedule. EOE.

Hegg Hospitality

Hegg Hospitality specializes in the hospitality management of full-service and select-service hotel segments. For over 35 years, the company’s dedication to success is proven in the results as a hotel owner, management company and hotel developer. The services encompass every important facet to achieve substantial revenue growth, create value for the hotel owner, and maximize return on investment.

Holiday Inn Express and Suites

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Brookings is looking for positive hard working individuals to join our team.  We provide internship opportunities in the hospitality industry.  Overall we have 62 room, 137 Foot waterslide, and full hot breakfast every morning. We have five departments to choose from and employee about 50 individuals at our property.  We have also been linked to additional opportunities at some of our surrounding hotels in the Brookings area.

Kahler Hospitality Group

Kahler Hospitality Group is located in Rochester MN, positioned next to the world renown Mayo Clinic. We provide exceptional hospitality resulting in the healing and wellbeing of our guests. With five hotels offering full to selected service, award winning fine dining to burgers and brews. We are the premier hotel group in our market. Our goal is to hire the best and provide you with an exceptional experience whether it is a Co-op or a permanent position you are looking for

Lamont Companies, Inc

Lamont Companies, INC is a professional organization overseen by committed staff, passionate about hospitality and commercial real estate. Lamont Companies, INC is a close-knit group who values the team approach. Lamont Companies, INC offers a broad range of career opportunities including hotel management, administration, construction and development. The company is always on the lookout for motivated, accountable team members.

My Place Hotel

My Place Hotel is an extended stay hotel, offering nightly, week or monthly rates! Traveling for business or pleasure, the hotel offers an array of modern amenities including pillow top mattresses, microfiber bedding, and a variety of soft and firm pillows. All rooms offer a full-sized refrigerator, a two burner cook top, and a microwave. Also available are onsite laundry facilities, a My Store in which you could purchase a pre packaged breakfast for minimal cost making it easy to make My Place your home away from home!

Panda Restaurant Group (Panda Express)

Panda Restaurant Group thrives in an environment where continuous learning, a healthy lifestyle, respect for others and giving back is emphasized and acknowledged. Panda Restaurant Group offers comprehensive and competitive benefits including paid time off, health insurance, savings options and more. Hard work and dedication is rewarded with opportunities to advance professionally and personally.

Sheraton Sioux Falls Hotel

Whether visiting for business, pleasure, or a little of both, the Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center provides friendly service and thoughtful amenities. You will enjoy our amenity-rich accommodations including locally-sourced regional cuisine at our inviting Falling Water Grille and Water's Edge Lounge, and fantastic recreational options including our heated indoor pool and Sheraton Fitness Center. Also, complimentary self-parking, free WIFI, a business center and Starbucks coffee.


Your local Sprint store is a wireless affiliate retail store owned and operated by Brookings Municipal Utilities and Swiftel Communications.  We are organization deeply rooted in our community and have been serving area residents for over 100 years. We are currently seeking year round, part time team members to join our Sprint team. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in building relationships with clients and learning about the latest technology!

Strawbale Winery

Strawbale Winery, just north of Sioux Falls, produces, manufactures and sells wine and wine products, in a beautiful country setting. Live musical events twice a week, business outings, special parties, weddings, wine tastings and retail sales fill the spring to fall schedule. Established in 2004, the company is always looking for innovative, creative ways to show off our winery, something different and fun for all ages. Strawbale Winery enjoys SDSU students looking for a fun place to work for a paid internship.

Upper Midwest CMAA Chapter

The Upper Midwest Chapter of the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) represents the Club management profession in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Western Wisconsin. Its membership consists of over 80 Club management professionals at Country Clubs, Golf Clubs, City Clubs and Yacht Clubs. The Upper Midwest CMAA Chapter is dedicated to education, professional development and networking.

WR Hospitality

WR Hospitality is SD's oldest and largest restaurant company. It has 15 locations that include 11 banquet and catering operations.  WR Hospitality comes from a steak and chop house background and has been in business for over 40 years. WR Hospitality is also partners with S D's largest and oldest hotel company, Regency Hotel Management. Together with the partner WR Hospitality operates the four historic lodges at Custer State Park for state of SD.

1899 Inn Bed & Breakfast

An intimate Victorian bed & breakfast in Deadwood's historic district specializing in unique guest rooms, gourmet breakfast, personalized tourism advice, and complimentary feline companionship. Open year-round with a high season stretching from April to October, we can host up to 15 guests in five rooms.

*More organizations will be added until the event registration closes.