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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 11, 2000
CAREER FAIR AT SDSM& T ATTRACTS
RECORD BREAKING NUMBER OF EMPLOYERS
Sky high attendance is expected at the SDSM& T Career Fair this fall. Seventy- eight companies and organizations from twenty- three states are scheduled to recruit Tech students for placement, summer internships and cooperative education at the Engineering & Science Career Fair on campus September 19, 2000. The event will be held from 9: 00 a. m. – noon and 1: 00 p. m. - 4: 00 p. m. in the Surbeck Student Center Ballroom.
This year's SDSM& T Career Fair will be the largest recruiting event ever held on campus. In 1999, 63 companies and agencies ( up from 55 in 1998) shared their information with an estimated 1000 candidates about summer, co- op and full- time opportunities. The Career Fair provides SDSM& T students with an excellent opportunity to discuss career options and network with a wide range of companies and agencies.
South Dakota employers participating in this years fair include Comuniq, Daktronics, Horton, IBP, Innovative Systems, Kolberg- Pioneer, Martin & Associates, Midcom, Raytheon- EROS Data Center, Sencore, South Dakota DOT, South Dakota DENR, and US Geological Survey, as well as SDSM& T Graduate Education and ROTC.
Out of state employers signed up to attend this year’s fair include Microsoft, Boeing, Dow Chemical, Rockwell, Schlumberger, Echostar Technologies, Excel Corporation and UPS. A complete list is available on SDSM& T’s Career Planning web site at: www. sdsmt. edu/ services/ careerplan.
According to Darrell Sawyer, SDSM& T Director of Career Planning, Placement and Cooperative Education “ “.
Within six months of graduation, more than 90% of SDSM& T students are either working in their career fields or pursuing graduate/ professional degrees. Starting salaries for last year’s South Dakota Tech graduates average above $ 41,600 for engineering majors and $ 40,400 for science degrees.
For additional information, call Darrell Sawyer, Director of Career Planning and Cooperative Education, at ( 605) 394- 2667. All interested candidates are invited to bring their career questions and resumes and attend the fair. The fair is free of charge.
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