USD Academic and Career Planning Center Hosts Internship Day

VERMILLION, S.D. – Employers from around the region will be at the University of South Dakota today from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Muenster University Center Ballroom to recruit students for internship programs.

“Employers are looking for internship experience on resumes, and completing an internship not only increases chances of securing competitive job opportunities after graduation, but it also allows students to explore different career options within their field of study,” said Kasandra Girard, USD employer relations advisor for the Academic and Career Planning Center.

The event is open to all USD students, both undergraduate and graduate. All majors are encouraged to attend as there is a wide range of opportunities and several different fields represented.

Following is a list of employers who will be present:

  •  Avera Health
  •  Beef Products
  • Boys & Girls Club of Yankton
  • Children's Home Society
  • Daktronics
  • Department of Social Services
  • MetaBank
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • POET, LLC
  • PREMIER Bankcard
  • Results RADIO Townsquare Media
  • Sanford Health
  • Senator Mike Rounds
  • Shur-Co, LLC.
  • Sioux Falls Canaries & Sioux Falls Stampede
  • State of South Dakota
  • Sterling Computers
  • Tyson Foods, Inc.
  • USD CAGE
  • USDA/NRCS

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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 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.

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