Corporate Partners Program 

Preparing Your Leaders of Tomorrow

SD Mines offers a rigorous academic curriculum focused on developing communication, leadership, and teamwork skills. Our bachelor's, master's, and PhD degrees in a wide range of engineering and science disciplines provide employers with candidates who not only offer technical skills but also the ability to think critically and lead.

It's Personal

Your investment plays a critical role for our students. We appreciate the time and resources you give to our campus and want to make sure you are getting the value and recognition you deserve.

Through our partnership opportunities, we can work together to meet our educational mission while supporting your company's corporate priorities and strategic business objectives.

Custom Opportunities

From recruiting to speaking engagements, we can help enhance awareness of your company on our campus. You can promote your employment opportunities, sponsor student groups or competitions, provide mentoring, or collaborate on a research project. Let's work together to meet your specific goals.

Your Brand. Our Campus.

Design an Engagement and Investment Strategy from Several Areas on Campus

  • STUDENTS

    Scholarships are the number one priority for the university. Corporate sponsored scholarships allow SD Mines to attract, retain, and graduate top technical talent.

  • FACULTY / DEPARTMENT

    Supporting departmental needs or establishing a distinguished professorship demonstrates a company's commitment to higher education.

  • PROGRAMS / CAMPUS INITIATIVES

    Corporate investment will help develop and enhance programs to meet emerging needs now and in the future. Program and initiative sponsorship increases diversity and provides practical experiences for students.

  • FACILITIES

    Funding existing and new facilities allows a company to have a long-term impact on the university. Naming opportunities are available.

  • RESEARCH AND EQUIPMENT

    With support, research thrives at Mines, impacting the Rusmore region and beyond.

  • CORPORATE MATCHING FUNDS

    By matching employee contributions to SD Mines, companies multiply their impact and encourage employee philanthropy.