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February Opportunities 2021

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Scholarship Opportunities 

Application Due Date 03/01/2021: Farm Credit Services of America Scholarship

Application Due Date 03/02/2021: Udall Undergraduate Scholarship

Application Due Date 03/15/2021: Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Application Due Date 03/15/2021: South Dakota Bankers Foundation Scholarship

Application Due Date 04/30/2021: First Bank & Trust Scholarship

Application Due Date 06/01/2021: Ag Country Scholarship

Daktronics Opportunities

Student Part-Time Opportunities: 

The Daktronics Student Program offers current students a part-time 15 hr/wk job relating to your major so you can get professional experience while attending school! Talk to your advisor if you wish to obtain academic credit for your student role. Visit our Student Page to learn more!

Internship Co-op Opportunities:

The Daktronics Internship Program offers students a seven month, 40 hr/wk paid position where you will function like a full-time employee and jump-start your career with in-depth work experiences. Many interns earn academic credit for their internships, but we do not require that. May be done semester following graduation. These internships run 18 May – 18 December, 2020. Visit our Internships page to learn more!

Summer Jobs: Appropriate for Any Major! Any GPA! Any Career Goals!

Full-Time Opportunities:

SDBA Scholarship

The SDBA Scholarship is for junior or seniors in college whom will be entering the workforce soon, geared towards those students looking for jobs in the financial services industry. To be eligible for a South Dakota Bankers Foundation Scholarship awarded on behalf of First Bank & Trust, you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a First Bank & Trust Checking and/or Savings account holder
  • Be a South Dakota resident and a US citizen
  • You must be entering your junior or senior year of post-secondary school during the 2021-2022 school year
  • Employees and members of the Board of Directors of First Bank & Trust, its affiliates, and the immediate families (spouse, parents, siblings and children, and each of their respective spouses regardless of where they live) and persons living in the households of each of these individuals whether related or not, are not eligible.

Find more information at their website.

Black River Holdings LLC

Project Manager

Black River Holdings LLC is looking for a Project manager to add to their team. Black River Holdings LLC owns multifamily real-estate in the Midwest. They purchase value-add properties that require an array of projects to be completed timely and on a budget which makes the Project Manager position extremely important, challenging, and most definitely rewarding. The responsibilities of this job include but are not limited to: 

  • Create Rehab Scope of Work
  • Complete Property Due Diligence
  • Complete Rehab Projects
  • Project Cost
  • Project Timeline
  • Source Materials

If you are interested or want to learn more about the position, contact EJ Drake at Black River Holdings.

Larson Manufacturing 

Payroll Specialist

The Payroll Specialist plays a critical role in the overall administration of payroll including providing a positive customer service experience for employees and leaders company-wide covering multiple states and companies. At the heart of this position is accuracy and organization, you will process payroll for multiple companies on a weekly basis. You will also have the opportunity to build lasting relationships within the Leadership teams, working together to ensure employees are paid timely and accurately. This is a fast-paced environment with a multitude of deadlines designed for the goal-orientated individual who loves a challenge. The Payroll Specialist will also gain an in-depth knowledge of the various pay structures and benefit plans while working closely with the Human Resources and Benefits teams. If you are interested you can find more information here.

MaxYield Cooperative

Agronomy Specialist Trainee

As an agronomy specialist trainee you will be responsible for providing seed, crop nutrition and protection products, and other agronomic solutions to our clients during the growing season. During your 12-24 month training period, a mentor will help facilitate learning in seed, agronomy, precision agriculture, and all facets of MaxYield. It is important that you are team-oriented, have proficient technology skills plus strong communication, leadership and networking skills- preference is given to candidates with past agronomy or sales experience. This position offers competitive salary and benefits. More information can be found here.

Grain Origination Trainee

As a member of our grain team you will be responsible for contacting existing and potential clients via outbound phone and face-to-face on-the-farm sales calls, and providing them with grain marketing and risk management solutions. You’ll spend your first 8-12 months working side by side with MaxYield’s grain team leaders in our West Bend corporate office, where your mentor will help you learn markets, commodities, risk management and all facets of MaxYield Cooperative. Upon successful completion of your training program you will be assigned your origination territory within MaxYield’s trade area. It is important that you are team-oriented, have strong computer including proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word. We don't require that you are an "expert" at all things grain on the first day, but we do want you to have a strong willingness to learn! You must also possess strong communication, leadership and networking skills. This position offers competitive salary and benefits- please see the attached PDF for details. Learn more and apply for this position.

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