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College students tour businesses in the Sioux Falls area to connect them with high-demand industries and jobs.
Special events for soon-to-be college graduates to help connect them to employment opportunities quickly.
TALENT DRAFT DAY
One-day event for middle school, high school, and college students to immerse them in opportunities available in Sioux Falls.
Events to reach college alumni who have relocated from South Dakota. By leveraging collegiate alumni networks, these events connect prospective ‘rebounders’ to current residents and businesses within the Sioux Falls community who might inspire them to move back.
INTERN SIOUX FALLS
Connects college sophomores and juniors from the upper Midwest to organizations with internship opportunities.
Weekly live stream on social media featuring a Sioux Falls professional sharing their career journey and why Sioux Falls is a great place to live.
A weekly job shadowing experience that immerses high school juniors and seniors into high-demand careers in Sioux Falls.
YOUR FUTURE STEM
Helps middle school students understand pathways and job opportunities within STEM-related careers that are poised for growth.
OPPORTUNITY AND CAPABILITY WORKSHOPS
A one-day job fair designed for students and adults with disabilities to gain career education and exposure and to raise awareness of the benefits of employing people with disabilities.
SECOND CHANCE JOB FAIRS
Seeks to connect justice-involved persons with employment opportunities upon their release.
UPSKILL SIOUX FALLS
Provides employee training and development in high-demand and hard to fill occupations.
WIN Engagement Platform Blog
SOUTHEAST TECH BUILDING PROGRAMS TO MEET INDUSTRY NEEDS
Fifty years ago, Southeast Tech began in Sioux Falls with six programs and fewer than 100 students. A half-century later, it’s grown to 60 programs and more than 2,400 students.
‘THE CYBER STATE’ TAKES SHAPE WITH FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND RESEARCH CENTER
Think of the newly opened Madison Cyber Labs at Dakota State University as a big magnet. “It’s going to attract people to come to work, new faculty who will be able to conduct research with federal agencies they can’t do on other campuses,” DSU president José-Marie Griffiths said. “And we think it will attract partnerships. We know it’s already attracting partnerships.”
GROWING FINANCIAL SERVICES FELLOWSHIP BUILDS REGIONAL TALENT PIPELINE.
There were days as graduate students at SDSU when Ryan Burton and Valerie Bares were learning something in class and applying it that same day in the workplace.
NEW ADDITIONS TO AG EDUCATION PREPARE STUDENTS FOR JOBS OF THE FUTURE
One look at some of the newest additions to South Dakota State University make it clear: Ag-related education is changing.