Alumni Spotlight

#NDSUalumni Spotlight: Jordan Nelson

Name: Jordan Nelson

Graduation Term/Year: May 2020

Current Company: H2M

Current Position: Project Manager

How long have you been in your current position: 8 Months

What is the most rewarding part of your internship?
The most rewarding part of my job …

By Ashley Peifer
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#NDSUalumni Spotlight: Brenan Chase

Name: Brenan Chase

Graduation Term/Year: Spring 2020

Current Company: Wold Architects and Engineers

Current Position: Marketing Content Writer

How long have you been in your current position: 10 Months

What is the most rewarding part of your internship?
The most …

By Ashley Peifer
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A conversation on life and career

On Thursday, May 7th, we had over 150 viewers come together virtually to listen to a conversation about life and career from Medora President Randy Hatzenbuhler and NDSU President Bresciani. A casual chat between the two inspirational speakers was something …

By Ashley Peifer
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#NDSUalumni Spotlight

Name: Emma Papenfuss

Graduation Term/Year: May 2018

Current Company: Hefty Seed Company

Current Position: Sales Agronomist

How long have you been in your current position: 3 months

What is the most rewarding part of your internship?
The best part about …

By Courtney O'Hotto
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#NDSUalumni Spotlight

Name: Philip Lonneman

Graduation Term/Year: Fall 2017

Current Company: Daktronics (Brookings, South Dakota)

Current Position: Manufacturing Engineer

How long have you been in this position: 1 year

What is the most rewarding part of your internship?
I work directly with …

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#NDSUalumni Spotlight

Name: Simon Heitkamp

Graduation Term/Year: Spring 2011

Current Company: CNH Industrial

Current Position: Lead Test Engineer

How long have you been in this position: 5 years

What is the most rewarding part of your position?
One of the most rewarding …

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#NDSUalumni Spotlight

Name: Carrie McTaggart

Graduation Term/Year: Spring 2018

Current Company: Eide Bailly LLP

Current Position: Benefits Administrator

How long have you been in this position: 8 months

What is the most rewarding part of your position?
Constantly growing as a professional …

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#NDSUalumni Spotlight

Name: Alec Boughton

Graduation Term/Year: Spring 2018

Current Company: Case New Holland (CNH)

Current Position: Manufacturing Engineer

How long have you been in this position: May 2018

What is the most rewarding part of your position?
The most rewarding part …

By Courtney O'Hotto
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NDSU Alumni Career Advice

Shane Ward
Degree: Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology, Minors in Criminal Justice and Business Administration
Position: Senior Customer Executive
Company: Hormel Foods
Location: Boise, ID
Why did you choose to work for Hormel Foods?

A combination of the high level of responsibilities …

By Jamie Tait
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NDSU Alumni Career Advice

Kay Hopkins
Degree: Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Master of  Business Administration
Position: Academic Advisor / Lecturer
Company: NDSU
Location: Fargo, ND
Why did you choose to work for NDSU?

I love this place! And, I had several influential mentors that pushed me …

By Jamie Tait
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