Economic Development

Building South Dakota’s STEM-based Economy

Economic Outlook Seminar

The annual Economic Outlook Seminar, hosted by the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center (1201 Northwest Ave.). Registration and a networking social will begin at 3 p.m. CDT, followed by program presentations from 4-6 p.m.

  • Registration for the live event in Sioux Falls is $50 per person, which includes hors d’oeuvres and refreshments.
  • Registration for the online viewing option of 4-6 p.m. presentations is $30 per person.

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Dakota Seeds

Internships for South Dakota businesses. The next application deadline is Monday, Nov. 15, for internships beginning in January, February, March or April.

Dakota Seeds is an innovative internship program that connects students with employers as a way to help fill temporary workforce needs and establish a pipeline for future permanent employment. Qualifying businesses can receive matching funds up to $2,000 per intern for internships in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, as well as in manufacturing and accounting.


South Dakota Giant Vision

SD EPSCoR partners with the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Governor’s office on the South Dakota Giant Vision Competition Business and Student competitions. EPSCoR Track-1 researchers and students participate and frequently win the competition.

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