USD Career Fair Hosts 60 Employers

Career Fair USD Career Fair will be held on Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m

VERMILLION, S.D. -- Avera Health, Bureau of Prisons, Daktronics, the U.S. Department of State and many other local, regional and national employers will be available to students, alumni and the public at the University of South Dakota’s largest on-campus career fair.

The career fair, which will be held on Oct. 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., allows students, alumni and the public to network with employers to learn about and secure internships and full-time employment in many industries and fields. All majors and students, regardless of year in school, are encouraged to attend as an opportunity to explore careers and learn about potential career paths.

“All of the booths will be employers looking to hire for internships, part-time employment and full-time employment,” said Kasanda Girard, employer relations and internship coordinator for the Academic and Career Planning Center.

The career fair is hosted by the University of South Dakota’s Academic and Career Planning Center. This event is free and open to the public.

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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 205 undergraduate and 73 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 nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 17:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 17 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.