Career Development at BHSU

BHSU Career Development Opportunities


Welcome to the BhSU Career Development Resources Page

Please take a few minutes to explore the buttons above to learn of the amazing opportunities for both students and employers. This webpage exists to support the professional development of our BHSU students while also collaborating with businesses to help them fulfill their workforce needs. 

This page should act as a one stop shop for employers to promote opportunities and for students to identify and discover beneficial experiences to accompany their education at BHSU. If you have questions that go unanswered, please do not hesitate to reach out to Andrea Bakeberg. She will help answer any questions you may have about creating a relationship with BHSU OR career support services for students. 

For additional career service questions, please contact:  

Andrea Bakeberg
Executive Administrative Assistant
Office of the President
605-642-6111
Andrea.Bakeberg@BHSU.edu

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Career Development Programs

2019-2020 Career Development Fairs

Jacket Job Career Fair
Wednesday, February 26th | 9:00am – 12:30pm
Donald E. Young Center Basketball Court | BHSU Campus 1625 St. Joe Street | Spearfish, SD

Teacher Fair
Wednesday, February 26th | 9:30am – 12:30pm
8:30am - 9:30am: Q & A with School Administrators
Donald E. Young Center Field House | BHSU Campus 1625 St. Joe Street | Spearfish, SD

Accounting Fair
Wednesday, September 23rd | 9:00am – 11:00am
BHSU Joy Center | 1351 St. Joe | Spearfish, SD
&
Wednesday, September 23rd | 5:30pm - 7:30pm
BHSU-Rapid City | 4300 Cheyenne Boulevard | Rapid City, SD

 

Past Sessions:
Part-Time Job Fair
Wednesday, September 4th | 11:00am – 1:30pm
Under Jonas Skywalk | Jonas Hall | BHSU Campus 1200 University Street | Spearfish, SD

Accounting Fair
Wednesday, September 25th | 9:00am – 11:00am
BHSU Joy Center | 1351 St. Joe | Spearfish, SD
&
Wednesday, September 25th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
BHSU-Rapid City | 4300 Cheyenne Boulevard | Rapid City, SD


JACKET JOB FAIR

2020 Career Fair

Wednesday, February 26th | 9:00am – 12:30pm
Donald E. Young Center Basketball Court | BHSU Campus 1625 St. Joe Street | Spearfish, SD

Campus Map

Spring Jacket Job Fair: This overall fair is designed for career, full-time and internship positions in all majors. All BHSU students are encouraged to attend and invitations are sent to alumni from the past 2 years.

**The Jacket Job Career Fair is designated to employers only. If you are a Higher Education Institution, please reach out to Hans Nelson (hans.nelson@bhsu.edu) to learn about our Graduate Program Engagement Opportunities.

Employer Registration Information

DEADLINE: Friday, February 21, 2020 

Registration:
  Registration Fee:
  • $155 registration
  • $165 registrations after Feb. 21st
  • $120 for BHSU alumni: Graduation year and major required
  • $135 for BHSU alumni after Feb. 21st: Graduation year and major required
  • *2nd table is half price
Payment:
  • Credit cards (Visa, American Express, and MasterCard) please go to this link, http://igfn.us/f/2l5p/n
  • Checks payable to "BHSU Career Development"
  • Mail checks to: Hans Nelson, Black Hills State University, 1200 University St, Unit 9506, Spearfish, SD 57799

Current List of Registered Employers:

  • Trinity Health - Minot, ND
    • Any Majors
  • Nebraska State Patrol
    • Criminal Justice
  • Monument Health
    • Nursing
  • BankWest
    •  Banking and Financial Services
  • Custer State Park
    • All Majors
  • Enterprise Holdings
    • Business Admin, Management, Sales & More
  • Edgewood HealtchCare
    • Nutrition, Nursing, Health Administration
  • City of Spearfish
    • Season Help - All Majors
  • SD Dept. of Labor
  • Ainsworth-Benning Construction
    • All Majors
  • Dacotah Bank
    • Accounting, Econ & Finance, HR Management, Business Management, MIS
  • Michael J. Fitzmaurice SD Veterans Home
    • Outdoor Education, Nursing, Social Work, Health Services, Marketing
  • Northern Hills Training Center
    • All Majors
  • Buffalo Bodega
    • All Majors
  • Spearfish Black Hills KOA
  • Crow Peak Brewing Company
    • Sales & Marketing
  • Woody's Wild West Photography
    • Mass Communication, Communication Arts, Photography, Design, Theater
  • Ketel Thorstenson, LLP
    • Accounting, Business Administration
  • Army ROTC
  • Creatively Innovative
    • Marketing
  • Sandstone Senior Living
    • Nursing & Healthcare Administration
  • Spearfish Canyon Healthcare
    • Nursing Healthcare
  • Keller Williams Realty Black Hills - Christians Team
  • Vantage Marketing
    • Business and Marketing
  • Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort
    • Business & Tourism and Hospitality
  • SD Army National Guard
  • Caliber
    • Business
  • Aflac
  • USDA/Natural Resources Conservation Service
    • Sciences, Business and Sustainability
  • Vast Broadband
    • Business Administration
  • Journey Museum

TEACHER FAIR

2020 Teacher Fair

Wednesday, February 26th | 9:30am – 12:30pm
8:30am - 9:30am: Q & A with School Administrators
Donald E. Young Center Field House | BHSU Campus 1625 St. Joe Street | Spearfish, SD

Campus Map

Teacher Fair: Our annual teacher fair is always a huge success in bringing school districts and the upcoming education graduates together. Education students are required to attend this event.

**The Teacher Fair is designated to employers only. If you are a Higher Education Institution, please reach out to Hans Nelson (hans.nelson@bhsu.edu) to learn about our Graduate Program Engagement Opportunities.

 

Current List of Registered School Districts:

  • SWWC (Southwest West Central Service Cooperative)
  • Sweetwater County School District
  • North Platte Public Schools
  • Troops to Teachers
  • Carbon County School District
  • Fremont County School District #25
  • Rapid City Area School District
  • Kadoka Area School District
  • Hot Springs County School District #1
  • Bennett County School District 3-1
  • Edgemont School
  • Glendive Public School
  • Brockton Public School
  • Bison School District 52-1
  • Lower Kuskokwim School District
  • Timber Lake School
  • Wall Schools
  • Dickinson Public Schools
  • Pine Ridge High School
  • Cartwright School District #83
  • Custer School District
  • McIntosh School District
  • Oglala Lakota County School District
  • Lander County School District
  • Poplar Public Schools
  • Redfield School District
  • Spearfish School District 40-2
  • Lemmon School District
  • Bainville School
  • Eagle Butte School District 20-1
  • Pierre School District
  • Faith School District 46-2
  • Todd County School District
  • Carbon County School District #2
  • Sheridan County School District 2
  • Little Wound School
  • Porcupine School
  • Wounded Knee District School
  • Wyola School District
  • Yavapai County Education Service Agency
  • Takini School
  • McKenzie County Public School District
  • Moffat County School District
  • St. Stephens Indian School
  • Lincoln County School District
  • Elk Point-Jefferson
  • Bureau of Indian Education
  • Bishop O'Gorman Catholic Schools
  • Todd County School District
  • Lame Deer School District
  • Sidney Public Schools
  • Wagner Community School
  • Greybull Elementary
  • Campbell County School District #1
  • Bismarck Public School District
  • Garden City Public Schools
  • Elko County School District
  • Weston County Schools
  • Converse County Schools
  • WilMac Multidistrict Special Education
  • Mineral County School District
  • St. Joseph's Indian School
  • Laramie County School District
  • McLaughlin School District
  • New Town Public School District
  • St. Labre Indian School
  • Colstrip Public Schools
  • Natrona County Schools
  • Divide County School District
  • Montana School Recruitment
  • Mandaree Schools
  • Crook County School District

Registration Information

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2020 

Registration:
 
Registration Fee:
  • $155 registration
  • $165 registrations after Feb. 21st
  • $120 for BHSU alumni: Graduation year and major required
  • $135 for BHSU alumni after Feb. 21st: Graduation year and major required
  • *2nd table is half price
Payment:
  • Credit cards (Visa, American Express, and MasterCard) please go to this link, http://igfn.us/f/2l5p/n
  • Make checks payable to "Black Hills Teacher Fair"
  • Mail checks to: Hans Nelson 1200 University St. Unit 9506 Spearfish, SD 57799

 

PART-TIME JOB FAIR

2019 Part-Time Fair

Wednesday, September 4th | 11:00am – 1:30pm
Under Jonas Skywalk | Jonas Hall | BHSU Campus 1200 University Street | Spearfish, SD

Fall Part-Time Job Fair: This overall fair is designed for part-time jobs, work study and internship positions in all majors. This is usually for local employers providing opportunities to students who are looking for part-time work to help with life's expenses. 

Employer Registration Information

DEADLINE: Friday, August 30, 2019 

Registration:

 

Registration Fee:
  • $25 Registration Fee
  • $20 for BHSU Alumni: Graduation year and major required
Payment:
  • Credit cards (Visa, American Express, and MasterCard) please contact Hans Nelson (605-642-6413) directly with your credit card information
  • Checks payable to "BHSU Career Development"
  • Mail checks to: Hans Nelson, Black Hills State University, 1200 University St, Unit 9506, Spearfish, SD 57799

Current List of Registered Employers


ACCOUNTING FAIR

2020 Accounting Fair

Accounting Fair
Wednesday, September 23rd | 9:00am – 11:00am
BHSU Joy Center | 1351 St. Joe | Spearfish, SD
&
Wednesday, September 23rd | 5:30pm - 7:30pm
BHSU-Rapid City | 4300 Cheyenne Boulevard | Rapid City, SD

Accounting Fair: This fair is for any employers who are looking for students within our accounting program. We are hosting the fair in both Spearfish and Rapid City locations. You are free to attend both or just one. 

Employer Registration Information

Contact Dana Weber, Recruitment & Retention Specialist - School of Business, to register today! Dana.Weber@BHSU.edu


 

Additional Resources

Have Questions?

PART-TIME JOB FAIR & JACKET JOB FAIR & TEACHER FAIR

For additional career service questions, please contact:  

Andrea Bakeberg

Executive Administrative Assistant

Office of the President

605-642-6111

Andrea.Bakeberg@BHSU.edu


Future Dates

Fall Semester
Part-time Job Fair, September 2, 2020

Spring Semester
Jacket Job Fair, February 4, 2021

Teacher Fair, February 3, 2021