BIG Job Fair highlights employment opportunities for students

VERMILLION, S.D. -- The South Dakota Association of College Career Counselors is sponsoring the 2011 South Dakota Business Industry Government (BIG) Job Fair at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24 at the Sioux Falls (S.D.) Convention Center.

More than 100 regional employers and organizations will be in attendance, including representatives from The University of South Dakota M.B.A. and M.P.A. programs. Additional employers in attendance include Backyard Broadcasting, Black Hills Corporation, Chenega Logistics, Children’s Care Hospital & School, Fiserv, Hy-Vee, Kraft Foods, Mediacom Communications, Sanford Health and many more.

Employers attend this one-day event to visit and interview students, graduates and alumni from post-secondary institutions throughout South Dakota and surrounding states. Candidates are sought for full-time and internship positions in several areas such as accounting, corrections, customer service, human services, information technology, management, marketing, sales, welding and more. 

Cost to attend the fair is $10 at the door. For more information about the 2011 BIG Job Fair, please contact Clarence Pederson, BIG Job Fair Chair, Academic and Career Planning Specialist at USD, at (605) 677-5307 or e-mail Clarence.Pederson@usd.edu. More information is also available at www.getgrads.com.