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HMGT Career Fair Participating Organizations & Companies

Section - School of Health and Consumer Sciences

Abenov Hospitality – Vermillion, S.D.

We are a hospitality management company that oversees the Operations, HR and Accounting aspects of multiple entities. We have properties located in five different states within the Midwest. We have a very diverse portfolio that includes hotels with IHG, Hilton, Choice and Wyndham. We are a growing company with multiple opportunities for internships and career placement.

Buffalo Ridge Resort – Gary, S.D.

Buffalo Ridge Resort is truly best described as a hidden gem. Located in small town Gary, SD, Buffalo Ridge is the perfect all-inclusive destination. Our stunning buildings and breathtaking scenery serve as the perfect backdrop to any function. From weddings and family reunions to business retreats and dinner parties, Buffalo Ridge does it all.

Children’s Museum of South Dakota – Brookings, S.D.

At the Children’s Museum of South Dakota, we promote learning for children of all ages and abilities through interactive, informal, hands-on exhibits and programming. Café Coteau, located in the Museum’s iconic atrium, offers an array of delicious breakfast and lunch choices that will satisfy both adults and children.

Comfort Suites University – Brookings, S.D.

Comfort Suites University is Brookings newest full-service property with 100 rooms that are all suites. We are the move to modern Comfort Suites and a Platinum Award Winning Hotel in 2019 of which we received that honor by our guests’ reviews. We look for team players with an "I can" attitude.

Custer State Park Resorts – Custer, S.D.

Custer State Park Resorts manages the four Lodges inside Custer State Park in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. We are looking for Energetic, Happy Faces to join our team for the 2020 summer season. We have housing and meals available on site, competitive wages and the chance to interact with the two million guests that come to the park each year. Make South Dakota proud, come join our team.

Den-Wil Hospitality – Brookings, S.D.

Den-Wil is a development and construction company that is family owned and operated. Our mission is to assist in the development and growth of Brookings in the areas of hospitality, lodging, and property management. The company offers nearly 500 housing units, and leases over 75,000 sq. ft. of office and retail space. In addition, Den-Wil owns and operates the Comfort Suites, Econolodge, the Wilbert Square event center and partners with the Old Sanctuary, a banquet and reception facility.

Hegg Hospitality – Sioux Falls, S.D.

Hegg Hospitality specializes in the hospitality management of full-service and select-service hotel segments. For over 35 years, our dedication to success is proven in the results as a hotel owner, management company and hotel developer. Our team offers innovative and proven expertise in hotel management. We pride ourselves on the continuous development of our hotel operational services and strive to provide the best possible service to our stakeholders, investors, owners and guests.

Hills Hospitality Management – Keystone, S.D.

Work and play in the Beautiful Black Hills. Our company is family owned and operated, and is located in Keystone SD. There will be unique opportunities every day to take your classroom knowledge and apply it in all areas of hospitality. Seeking team members who are enthusiastic, dependable, friendly and self-starters. Positions available, assistant manager, front desk, room attendants, laundry, maintenance and ground keepers. Internships and jobs for Summer 2020. All hours are paid.

Hotel on Phillips – Sioux Falls, S.D.

Hotel on Phillips is Sioux Falls first Boutique hotel. We offer 90 upscale rooms that include 15 different room types and 2 large suites. We are home to the Treasury Lounge and Coffea coffee shop. We are owned and operated by Kelly Inns ltd out of Sioux Falls.

Great Shots - Sioux Falls, S.D.

Great Shots is bringing next level golf entertainment to your next day or night out. Enjoy a modern spin on golf by putting your skills to the test on our state-of-the-art driving range, eating and drinking with friends, or bonding with coworkers over friendly competition.

Located at the Sanford Sports Complex, this unique facility includes:

  • Fun for everyone – no golf experience needed
  • Cutting edge technology
  • Climate-controlled tee boxes for year-round play

Jane Rae Events – Sioux Falls, S.D.

Jane Rae Events is a full-service wedding planning and event design company based in the Midwest. Our boutique studio offers planning, floral design, event rentals and graphic design all in one place. This allows us to create a unique and cohesive design that fits our clients vision! To say it simply, we love creating joy.

Kahler Hospitality Group - Rochester, M.N.

We put the hospitality in downtown Rochester. We have a total of 5 hotel properties three independent along with two Marriott properties. We have five restaurants from full service upscale to a modern casual burger sports bar. We accommodate to a large array of guests with a large transient group of medical visitors from all over the world with the two largest properties in Rochester. The Kahler hospitality group employs around 500 employees in downtown Rochester.

McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center – Brookings, S.D.

McCrory Gardens is a botanical gardens and arboretum focused on the mission of connecting people and plants through education, discovery, research and enjoyment of the natural and built landscape. We love to host weddings and other events in our Education and Visitor Center and throughout grounds! We also host many McCrory Gardens events throughout the year.

Minnehaha Country Club – Sioux Falls, S.D.

Minnehaha Country Club has been around since 1905. A member owned private club, we offer the best in dining (2 restaurants), banquet facility and catering services, golf, tennis and swimming. Approximately 60 full time employees and 60 seasonal summer employees pull off great things for the members and their guests!


My Place Hotel - Brookings, S.D.

My Place Hotel is an extended stay style of hotel that caters the needs for all types of guests. It is a rapidly growing franchise that offers several amenities that others do not.

Sodexo – Newark, D.E.

Sodexo is the leading integrated food and facilities management service company in the US, Canada and Mexico with $7.3 billion in annual revenue and 125,000 employees. Sodexo USA offers innovative outsourcing solutions in food service, housekeeping, grounds keeping, plant operations and maintenance, asset management and laundry services to more than 6,000 corporations, health care, long-term care and retirement centers, schools, college campuses, military and remote sites in North America.

Under Canvas Inc. – Keystone, S.D.

Under Canvas Inc. is the leading glamping company in America. For those who love the outdoors, we offer more than a job, we offer an adventure. Hospitality positions include Concierges, Chefs and Facilities team members. Hiring focus will be for our Mt. Rushmore location.

Upper Midwest CMAA Chapter – Maple Grove, M.N.

The Upper Midwest Chapter of the Club Management Association of America advances the profession of club management by providing all of our members with education, networking and career development opportunities.

Clubs in Minnesota and South Dakota have designed internship programs. With different management and cultures at each club.

Every internship program will be different, providing students with an opportunity to get exposed to multiple facets of the Club Management Profession.

WR Hospitality – Sioux Falls, S.D.

WR Hospitality is a restaurant development and management company based out of Sioux Falls, SD. We own, operate and manage over 22 hospitality facilities. From free standing restaurants, full-service banquet and lodging facilities and a state park. Our partner company Regency Hotel Management manages hotel properties in nine states with over 50 properties in their portfolio.