Fifth annual Career and Graduate School Fair is Oct 27 at USD

VERMILLION, S.D. -- The University of South Dakota Academic and Career Planning Center is hosting a Career and Graduate School Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27 at the ballroom of the Muenster University Center.

The fifth annual Career and Graduate School Fair is open to USD students and the general public. Part-time and full-time job opportunities, internships and graduate school programs will be featured along with the opportunity to network with representatives from regional businesses and industries.

For students, the Career and Graduate School Fair presents an opportunity to engage businesses and organizations, and explore career-development possibilities as more than 50 employers are scheduled to participate. Registered businesses include Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center, Bankers Life and Casualty, Good Samaritan Society, Kraft Foods, Polaris, South Dakota Public Broadcasting and more.

Located within the Academic Commons of the I.D. Weeks Library on the USD campus, the Academic and Career Planning Center is available year round for students to assist them with career and academic planning, employment strategies and graduate school applications. The department also assists students with internships and part-time jobs. For more information, please call (605) 677-5381 or visit them on the Web at


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 198 undergraduate and 79 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of more than 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.

This material is available in an alternate format upon request. Please contact University Relations at 605-677-5759. If you are a person with a disability and need a special accommodation to fully participate in any university activity or event, please contact Disability Services at 605-677-6389 as soon as possible, but no later than 48 hours before the event, so that appropriate arrangements may be made.


Hailie Warren
USD News