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USD School of Health Sciences Hosts Career Fair Nov. 17

Photo of first responder checking heart beat of student at trauma simulation. USD Health Sciences hosts a career fair this Friday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota School of Health Sciences will be hosting its largest career fair to date this Friday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Lee Medical Building Atrium.

Among the 30 employers that will be in attendance will be Sanford Health, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and the Department of Correctional Health. Employers are looking for professionals in all areas and aspects of healthcare, and students who attend the event will be able to learn about various job and internship opportunities.

No prior registration is necessary, although students are encouraged to dress appropriately for the event.


USD’s School of Health Sciences is a national leader in interprofessional health sciences education. South Dakota’s comprehensive School of Health Sciences develops scholars, practitioners and leaders in health and human services, including addiction counselors, dental hygienists, health science practitioners, medical laboratory scientists, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, physician assistants, public health practitioners and social workers.


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 202 undergraduate and 84 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson 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 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.


Hanna DeLange
USD News