Dakota Seeds

Internships with South Dakota Companies

SD EPSCoR partners with the S.D. Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) to support Dakota Seeds internships with South Dakota companies. The program provides matching funds to businesses employing students in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, as well as in manufacturing and accounting.

The Dakota Seeds partnership started in 2007 and roughly 30 percent of Dakota Seeds interns have been hired full-time by the company upon graduation.

  • View the Dakota Seeds application on the GOED website. There is a November 15 application deadline for internships beginning in January, February, March or April. The deadline is March 31 for internships beginning in May, June, July or August. And it’s a July 15 application deadline for internships beginning in September, October, November or December.
  • SD EPSCoR partnered with SD BioTech to produce videos highlighting STEM Careers in South Dakota.