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COVID-19 Updates: Stay Informed

Employers & Recruiters

The Joint Engineering Council student organization hosts the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering Career Fair every spring and fall semester. By participating in this event, you will be able to meet our students and publicize the internships and full-time career opportunities available at your company. Proceeds from the Fair support college student activities and K-12 outreach.

To register, please complete the online booth reservation form.   Registration opens on July 13th.

The Career Fair gives your company representatives a unique opportunity to visit with some of our most motivated students and recruit the best candidates for available positions. Following this initial contact, you may wish to further interview individual students. To schedule interview rooms for October 2, 2020, please sign up on the registration form or contact Becky at 

A hospitality room with boxed lunches and drinks will be available for company representatives during the fair. We can also arrange for a student to watch your booth while you eat, if necessary. 

NEW Location: Wilbert Square Event Center, 931 25th Ave, Brookings, SD 57006

Due to COVID-19 restraints, we are limiting recruiters to 2 per company. 
Masks are preferred, but not required.

Dates:  The Fall 2020 Career Fair is October 1, 2020, with interviews on October 2, 2020.

Times:   (Times changed at Recruiter's request)

  • Booth setup - 10:00 to 12:00 PM
  • Booths open - 12:00 to 4:00 PM
  • Hospitality Room - 11:00 to 4:00 PM

Parking: Participants are able to park in the Comfort Suites University lot at no charge.

Accommodations: For information on motel accommodations, visit our About Brookings page.
Special rate given for recruiters at Comfort Suites University. Call 605.688.

Booths & Displays

Booths include an 6 ft table and two chairs. We are limiting the number of recruiters per company to 2 people.  Table coverings and power cords are not provided. Electrical provided if requested during sign-up.

Should you plan to send your display ahead, use the following address—Attention COE Career Fair, 1451 Stadium Road, Brookings SD  57007This is a different address than previous career fairs. If you find it necessary to have us assist you in returning your display materials, please have the displays labeled and have the proper forms filled out with your company’s FedEx/UPS account number to ensure that your booth is returned to you.  The Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering will NOT be responsible for the cost of returning your company’s booth.

Should questions arise, please contact Becky Pistulka at 605-688-4161 or by email at
We look forward to hosting you.