BHSU Employment Opportunities

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Black Hills State University is a multi-purpose regional institution located in Spearfish, South Dakota, a community of approximately 12,000, in the heart of the scenic northern Black Hills. The University offers over 56 academic programs at the associate, bachelors, and masters degree levels. With a current enrollment exceeding 4,000 students, Black Hills State University is the largest university in the region. The university's location provides the ideal environment for combining outdoor recreation and collegiate educational opportunities in a dynamic setting.  

BHSU is an equal opportunity employer.

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Dakota Seeds is your one-stop location to find internship and assistantship opportunities in South Dakota. Put to work the skills and talents you learned in the classroom. Using the framework of the South Dakota Career Centers, businesses can make one contact and have all their positions listed. This website is being promoted to all students at post-secondary institutions throughout the state, giving businesses access to a quality pool of applicants looking for a meaningful work environment in which to apply what they have learned in the classroom.

Dakota Roots

Dakota Roots makes it possible to connect individuals with opportunities so they can make South Dakota their home. Once registered with Dakota Roots, individuals receive one-on-one assistance from Dakota Roots representatives who will work with them to match their skill sets and desired field of interest to current job openings. The SDWORKS job database currently has over 11,000 to choose from. If interested, the participants can pursue the opportunities directly with the business. The individual’s information remains completely confidential throughout the entire process.

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

South Dakota Department of Labor's mission is to enhance the South Dakota workforce by providing businesses with employment-related solutions and helping people with job placement and career transition services. Each year, the local offices of the South Dakota Department of Labor fill more than 50,000 job openings. Every office is staffed with trained professionals ready to help you identify opportunities and prepare for productive employment.

Workforce 2025's mission is to ensure South Dakota has a competent and qualified workforce to allow for economic growth and expansion.

South Dakota WINS, a workforce development program, brings together government, education and business leaders to capitalize on South Dakota's tremendous potential. The components of this program will help South Dakota develop and attract a stronger, better educated workforce, positioning us well to compete in a dynamic global economy.