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Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering

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Real-life experiences and opportunities await you

Are you ready for a rewarding career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM)? Whatever your interest, we will prepare you for the future through a rigorous, practical education focused on problem-solving in one of many STEM majors offered in our six departments in the College of Engineering.

You can also enhance your degree with many options for real-life work experience right here in Brookings or nearby. Most of our students complete part-time work in their major before graduation at nearby engineering/manufacturing companies who are eager to hire our students and graduates.

We also offer opportunities for world-class research experience and graduate study for those who want to change the world through a career in research and development.

AME Building

New Architecture, Mathematics and Engineering Building

The University's five-year strategic plan – IMPACT 2018 – includes projects that support infrastructure, facilities and services, in order to expand the capacity for quality research, scholarship and creative activities. Among those projects was a new Architecture, Mathematics and Engineering building located southeast of the Administration Building, adjacent to the current Solberg Hall.

STEM Partners

Our current partners in growing the number of young people entering STEM careers.

Premier Level - $15,000 and up

Daktronics logo           


Diamond Level - $10,000 to 14,999

NorthWestern Energylogo                      East River Electric Logo


Platinum Level - $5,000 to 9,999

Vision Brookings logo            Raven Industries logo                       

Sanford Health logo

Gold Level - $2,500 to 4,999

U.S. Army logo            First Bank and Trust logo         SDN Communications logo           Falcon Plastics logo

3M logo           Omnitch logo           Otter Tail logo

Michaels Energy logo           Bartlett & Westlogo           Sparton


Silver Level - $1,000 to 2,499

CitiBank logo             Malloy logo             Lowes logo           

Architecture Inc logo             Brookings Economic Development logo              Xcel Energy logo

Kolberg-Pioneer logo