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High School Students - Attend Western Dakota Technical College's Career Expo Oct. 7

Find the Right Career for You at Activity-Rich Camp

Whether you are a high school student who knows what you want to do following graduation, or you are not quite sure, plan to attend the Western Dakota Technical College Career Expo, Thursday, Oct. 7. The FREE event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Monument (formerly the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center).

Those attending the Expo will have the opportunity to explore more than 30 Western Dakota Tech programs through the activity-rich camp and visit with actual employers about career options. Participants will be able to register for a chance to win a $150 Visa gift card!

The Career Expo allows high school students to experience a fun, realistic glimpse into a variety of fields, said Wanda Roe, Admissions and Event Specialist.

"We're committed to helping students realize their potential," Roe said. "Finding a career that fits your personality and goals is the first step toward a successful career.
The Expo focuses on interactive demonstrations to ensure attendees have a personal, learning experience with each career field,” Roe said.

Examples of some of the activities Expo participants can participate in include: CPR training, virtual welding, and Computer-Aided Design virtual reality simulation.

No registration is necessary for this event.

For more information about the Career Expo, call Wanda Roe at (605) 718-2963 or email her at


About Western Dakota Tech
Western Dakota Tech Technical College (WDTC) was established in 1968 and is the only technical college serving the western South Dakota region.

WDTC offers programs in a variety of fields, including Business and Computers, Construction and Manufacturing, Energy and Environmental Technologies, Health Sciences, Legal and Public Services, and Transportation Technologies.

Ninety-eight percent of Western Dakota Tech's most recent graduates are working, continuing their education, or are enlisted in the military. [Placement information is derived from graduate surveys, faculty-collected data, placement surveys started six months after graduation, and the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation. Overall placement rate is figured by: (responding graduates employed, continuing education, or in military service)/(responding graduates who are seeking employment). The number of program graduates are unduplicated by CIP code.]

WDTC faculty, staff, and administration focus their efforts on helping students gain the skills and experiences they need to succeed. Through hands-on learning, internships, and industry partnerships, Western Dakota Tech students graduate ready to make a real and immediate contribution to their employers and to their communities.

For information about Western Dakota Technical College, call (800) 544-8765 or (605) 718-2565 or send an email to Visit us on the web at

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