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2016-2235 Part Time Temporary


Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

Position located in Brookings, S.D. Candidates must be enrolled and registered as a full-time student. Ideal candidate should be available to work approximately 15-20 hours per week during the academic year and at least 20 hours per week during the summer.

The business trainee will work in our commercial business unit, a division of Daktronics whose customers include luxury retailers, financial institutions, hotels, the gaming industry, sign companies, auto dealers, shopping malls, and other retail establishments.

Jump-start your career and put your classroom knowledge to the test in a corporate setting. Our business trainee program will provide you with extensive learning opportunities that will enhance your potential.

At Daktronics, you’ll experience challenging and meaningful work; you’ll have a mentor who will challenge you to find solutions, take initiative, and develop a strong understanding of Daktronics products, policies, and procedures. We will make sure you have the knowledge needed to be successful, but you will hit the ground running!

We will expose you to multiple facets of the business world. You will experience a professional business environment where you can develop problem solving capabilities, customer interaction skills, and networking abilities. You will have multiple experiences during your student career at Daktronics which may mean rotating to different job responsibilities. We will do our best to prepare you for full-time employment so we can confidently encourage you to apply for our positions after graduation.

Business trainees will gain experience:

Communicating professionally via email/IM/telephone
Working in databases and SharePoint
Prioritizing  work
Problem solving
Following procedures and making recommendations for improvements
Managing small projects
Customer interaction

Educational requirements: a sophomore, junior, or senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in economics, consumer affairs, global studies, advertising, operations, mathematics, engineering, construction management, or related degrees. Only strong performers in undergraduate coursework will be considered. Must maintain an acceptable GPA.

Additional requirements:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including professional telephone skills
Microsoft office experience preferred
Valid driver’s license and good driving record. Motor vehicle records may be checked.
Fluent in English, both written and verbal
Background check may be conducted
Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.
Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this position.


Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status.

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