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Career Fairs for SDSU Students

Spring Semester 2019 Career Fairs

This is a list of career fairs reported to the Office of Career Development and may not include all campus-sponsored career fairs. The list is ordered by date, first of on-campus fairs and then off-campus fairs, for SDSU students.

Nursing Career Fair

Hosted by: SDSU College of Nursing

School of Communication & Journalism Internship & Job Fair

Hosted by: School of Communication & Journalism

  • Date/Time: Friday, January 25 ● 9 AM to 12 noon
  • Place: Club 71, Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
  • Audience: Students studying Advertising, Journalism, Communications, Public Relations,
  • Ag Communications, and Graphic Design
  • Cost for Students: Free
  • To register: Opening soon
  • Contact: Betty Nelson at 605-688-4171 or Betty.Nelson@sdstate.edu
  • Website:  Click here

Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering Career Fair & Interview Day

Hosted by: SDSU Joint Engineering Council student organization

  • Dates/Times:
    • Career Fair: Tuesday, February 12 ● 1:00 to 5:00 PM
    • Interview Day: Wednesday, February 13 ● 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Place: Club 71, Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
  • Audience: Students enrolled in the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering
  • Cost for Students: Free
  • Employer Registration Fee:
    • Early-bird until November 30: $300
    • Standard until January 31: $400
    • Late after February 1: $500
  • To register: https://www.sdstate.edu/jerome-j-lohr-engineering/employers-recruiters
  • Contact: Becky Pistulka at 605-688-4161 or Becky.Pistulka@sdstate.edu
  • Website:  Click here

Economics & Management Career Fair

Hosted by: Division of Economics & Management

  • Date/Time: Tuesday, February 26 ● 2:00 to 5:00 PM
  • Place: Volstorff Ballroom, University Student Union, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
  • Audience: Students in Economics & Management include, but may not be limited to: Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Business Economics, Construction Management, Economics, Entrepreneurial Studies, Hospitality Management, and Operations Management. All majors are welcome to attend.
  • Cost for Students: Free
  • To register: Opening soon
  • Contact: Kayte Haggerty at 605-688-4844 or Kayte.Haggerty@sdstate.edu
  • Website:  Click here

Hospitality Management Career Fair & Interviews

Hosted by: Department of Consumer Sciences

Summer Camp Job Fair

Hosted by: SDSU Office of Career Development

  • Date/Time: To be announced
  • Place: Volstorff Ballroom Lounge, University Student Union, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
  • Audience: Students seeking summer camp employment. All students are welcome to attend.
  • Cost for Students: Free
  • To register: Opening soon
  • Contact: Office of Career Development at 605-688-4425

South Dakota Association of College Career Centers (SDACCC) Career Fairs

These career fairs are hosted annually in Sioux Falls by the South Dakota Association of College Career Centers (SDACCC), of which the SDSU Office of Career Development is a member.

South Dakota Business, Industry and Government (BIG) Job Fair

  • Date: Tuesday, February 12 ● 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Place: Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls, SD
  • Audience: All South Dakota university, college and technical school students and the public
  • Cost to Students:
    • Pre-register by February 10: Free (includes free professional portrait) ● Opening soon!
    • At the door: $10
  • Employer Registration Fee:
    • Early-bird prior to January 29: $275
    • Standard after January 29: $350
  • To register:  http://www.getgrads.com/big-job-fair-registration
  • Website: www.getgrads.com
  • Note: Fair will be held in conjunction with the South Dakota Teacher Job Fair. (See below.)

South Dakota Teacher Job Fair

  • Date: Tuesday, February 12 ● 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Place: Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls, SD
  • Audience: Open to all upcoming graduates and alumni of South Dakota’s teacher preparation programs and experienced teachers
  • Cost to Students:
    • Pre-register by February 10: Free (includes free professional portrait) ● Opening soon!
    • At the door: $10
  • Employer Registration Fee:
    • Early-bird closes January 29: $225 Instate, $300 Out-of-state organizations
    • Standard after January 29: $275 Instate, $350 Out-of-state organizations
  • To register:  http://www.getgrads.com/teacher-job-fair-registration
  • Website: www.getgrads.com
  • Note: Fair will be held in conjunction with the South Dakota BIG Job Fair. (See above.)