Jobs, Internships, and Grad School

Explore. Experience. Thrive.

For many students, landing a quality internship is an important part of their USF education and positions them well for acceptance into graduate school or landing a dream job to kick-start their career.

Our faculty and ambitious Career Services staff network with area business leaders, non-profit executives and local school and healthcare administrators to generate internship, student teaching, social work field placement and nursing clinical availabilities.

In Sioux Falls, you won't have to look far for ways to gain experience and confirm your major, whether it's through an internship or part-time employment, job shadows or volunteer opportunities.

The following are just a few of the exciting internship opportunities available in Sioux Falls:

  • Internships with Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce and Regional Airport/Great Plains International Trade Association
  • Art Therapist Internships at Avera Behavioral Health
  • Research Internships at Avera Behavioral Health in Sioux Falls
  • Exercise Science Internships at the Orthopedic Institute in Sioux Falls
  • Accounting Internships at area financial firms
  • Marketing Internships with area advertising and marketing agencies

University of Sioux Falls alumni span the globe leaving their footprints in impactful ways.

Of our graduates, 97% find employment in their chosen fields within six months of graduation. More than half of our majors boast a 100% placement rate. Furthermore, ALL of our students who applied to medical, law and dental schools were accepted.

Recent USF graduates are enrolled in GRADUATE and PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS at the following institutions:

Medical-Related Programs

  • Howard University College of Dentistry
  • Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
  • Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of South Dakota

Law Programs

  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Saint Thomas
  • University of South Dakota

Theology Programs

  • Duke Divinity School
  • Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Princeton Theological Seminary

Recent USF graduates are enjoying CAREERS as:

  • Accountant
  • Amachi Case Specialist
  • Athletic Director
  • Clinical Research Manager
  • Elementary Education Teacher
  • Exercise Specialist
  • Financial Crime Specialist
  • Health Facilities Supervisor
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Internet Marketing Specialist
  • Managing Analyst II
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Mental Health Associate
  • News Producer
  • Operations Manager
  • Patrol Officer
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Project Manager Consultant
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Purchasing Director
  • RN
  • Senior Manager
  • Senor Underwriting Associate
  • Senior Operations Manager
  • Senior Program Manager
  • Social Worker
  • Tax Associate
  • Team Leader of Operations
  • Youth Counselor
  • Youth Director
  • Youth Minister

Read more about USF Career Services or view more than 2,500 positions that are posted annually in Cougar Careers, USF's job and internship database.