VERMILLION, SD – The University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business hosted its annual “Meet the Industry” event on Nov. 29. Fifty-seven business students from a variety of majors, both undergraduate and graduate, were in attendance. This speed networking event allowed students to meet with potential employers from 17 different companies to discuss internships and career opportunities.
“Meet the Industry provides exposure to a wide- array of companies, from nationally recognized companies like Wells Fargo to locally owned companies like Heyl Trucks. This event is a great chance to explore the opportunities available to you as a Beacom student and to put your name out there for employers to see,” said Bridget Geerts, a sophomore economics major.
The Beacom School of Business Career Success Center hosts large and small events throughout the year to connect students and potential employers, improve interview and networking skills, and prepare resumes.
Employers in attendance at Meet the Industry included:
Beef Products, Inc
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Howalt+McDowell/Marsh & McLennan Insurance
Lawrence and Schiller
Mutual of Omaha