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WDT hosts career fair Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

Western Dakota Tech's 17th Annual Career Fair will bring local, state, and national employers to campus today, Wednesday, February 5, to interview students and discuss career and internship opportunities.

"This is a great opportunity for students to show their skills and abilities to potential employers," Career Services Coordinator Curt Lauinger said. "Our students should be proud of all they've learned and accomplished. The Career Fair is their chance to prove how well prepared they are to enter the workforce."

Forty-three companies and organizations are registered to attend the event, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 5, in the Commons and main hallways of the Mickelson Building.

Employers will discuss full-time, part-time, and seasonal job opportunities. "These employers are coming because they want to hire Western Dakota Tech students," Lauinger said. "That says a lot about our students and about the education they receive here at WDT."

Western Dakota Tech is the only technical institute that serves the western South Dakota region. WDT offers more than 30 programs in a variety of fields, including Business and Computers, Construction Trades, Health Services, Legal and Public Services, Manufacturing and Mechanical Trades, and Science and Technology. More than 98 percent of WDT's most recent graduates are working, continuing their education, or serving in the military, and 85 percent remain in South Dakota.

WDT 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, WDT students graduate ready to make real and immediate contributions to their employers and their communities.

For information about WDT, contact Admissions at (800) 544-8765, (605) 718-2565 or Visit WDT on the web at

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