Industry Partnership

Southeast Tech’s mission is to educate individuals for dynamic and rewarding careers that promote lifetime success and meet the workforce needs of our region. In order to strengthen our mission, Southeast Tech is working hard to create a partnership between our students, graduates, faculty and staff with the region's leading employers. Below is how you can partner with Southeast Tech!

Advisory Board Membership

The power of the education-industry partnership is the cornerstone for Southeast Tech's success. Degrees and diplomas are developed to address local and regional industry needs. Curriculum is reviewed annually by more than 350 Advisory Board Members who are industry experts who help identify the specific skill set necessary for modern business practices. Interested in getting involved with Southeast Tech? 

Contact 605.367.4735 or

Job and Internship Postings
Post your available positions for free on our electronic job board Southeast Tech Career Connections. Multiple accounts can be created for each employer. For example, if you have a Human Resources department of ten and each one is responsible for posting specific jobs, each employer can have their own account. Southeast Tech Career Connections can also be used:
• Career Fair Registration
• Recruit from student profiles who opted in to share their qualifications
• Partner Directory for students, graduates, and Southeast Tech employees to view. Southeast Tech’s quarterly newspaper is sent to our partner directory to keep our partners informed of campus news, events and happenings, opportunities to partner, etc.
Contact Career Services at 605.367.7466 or

The Sponsor-A-Scholar program provides highly motivated students that are interested in a skilled technical career with the tools, resources and opportunities necessary to successfully earn their degree and start a thriving career.

Sponsor-A-Scholar matches individuals that applied for, but were not selected for, the Build Dakota Scholarship with companies that are willing to invest in their education and career. This support would encompass financial assistance for tuition as well as employment after graduation. Click here for more information on this program.
Contact Foundation at 605.367.7464 or

Advancement Opportunities for Employees
Southeast Tech has flexible scheduling options for working professionals. If your employees are wanting to pursue further education for advancement opportunities, contact the Admissions Office.
Contact Admissions at 605.367.6040 or

Training & Certificate Opportunities
The only constant in today's business world is change. New technology, a multi-generational workforce and an ever-changing economy provide significant challenges to any organization. Keeping up doesn't have to be overwhelming. Southeast Tech can help by providing the training your organization needs to stay ahead of the pack. No matter if it's communication, leadership, sales or software skills, we can help your employee group be more efficient and more effective.
Contact Director of Industry Relations at 605.367.7619 or