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Find Jobs & Internships

Handshake is a modern career development platform and is your one-stop shop for launching your career.

You can access personalized job recommendations, explore careers, register for career fairs and events, and find internships and on-campus employment.

Schedule Appointment

Personal Assistance

We offer one on one assistance to help prepare you for your transition into the workforce.

You can schedule an appointment with the Career Development office through JacketHub for: Job Searching Assistance, Cover Letter & Resume Reviews, or Mock Interviews.

Resume Examples

Professional resume guidance

Click the button above for our resume guide and examples to get you started. You can also take a look at our Achievement Statement Guide and Action Verb List for additional assistance with getting your resume ready.

Once you have a draft of your resume, schedule an appointment with Career Development through JacketHub to ensure your resume is polished and ready to send to employers.


Major & Career Exploration

Focus2 is an interest and skills inventory to help you identify possible major and career paths.

Contact Career Development ( for the access code to set up your account and start exploring the possibilities.


Post Jobs & Internships

We have transitioned to Handshake, a modern recruiting platform, that will help you manage all your campuses at no cost, post jobs/internships, view applications, and more.

If you already have an account, log in and connect with BHSU. If you do not have an account, you will need to create an account for yourself and your employer. For additional guidance, go to Getting Started With Handshake: Employers.

For a quick demo on how to post jobs, CLICK HERE (Access Passcode: dF$3nDav

Career Fairs

We offer several opportunities for you to recruit students at BHSU. 

Please take a look at our Upcoming Fairs at the top right of this page.

*Employer registration opens 8 weeks prior to fair date
**To register, go to your Handshake account.


Please connect with the Career Development office if you are interested in setting up an on-campus or virtual recruiting event for BHSU students.

Upcoming Fairs

2024 BHSU Part-Time and On-Campus Job Fair
BHSU - Jacket Legacy Room, Student Union
Spearfish, SD
08/29/2024: 10AM-1PM

2024 BHSU Accounting Fair

BHSU - Jacket Legacy Room, Student Union
Spearfish, SD
09/24/2024: 1PM-4PM 

BIG Career and Internship Fair (SDACCC)
Sioux Falls, SD
: 10AM-2PM ET

SD Teacher Career Fair (SDACCC)
Sioux Falls, SD
: 10AM-2PM ET

2025 BHSU Teacher Fair
BHSU - Field House, Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center
Spearfish, SD

2025 Yellow Jackets Job & Internship Fair (BHSU)

BHSU - Field House, Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center
Spearfish, SD
: 1PM-3PM

27th Annual Black Hills Regional Job Fair (SDACCC)
Rushmore Hall 1, The Monument
Rapid City, SD
: 11AM-5PM MT

*Registration is via Handshake (BHSU Fairs) or Symplicity (SDACCC Fairs)

Contact Info
BHSU E. Y. Berry Library Room #171 Map
Phone: 605.642.6269

Career Development
Black Hills State University
1200 University St. Unit 9672
Spearfish, SD, USA 57799-9672