Marcia Hultman

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Summer Passport Series

Yellow stamp that says Summer Passport Series. Purple stamp says Passport to Careers. Another Purple stamp says Passport to Adulting

Summer Passport Series is back for Summer 2023. Our Job Service offices have planned a summer full of fun events for teens and young adults ages 14-24 to explore careers in their communities, engage with businesses and educators, and prepare for the world of work. For more information contact your Job Service office.


In-person Sessions

In-person sessions range from sessions on financial literacy and life skills, mock interviews, dressing for success, business and college/university tours and more. Participants may be eligible to earn $25 for every in-person event attended.

View the flyers below for details on the Summer Passport opportunities in your area. Click on registration link or scan flyer's QR code to register.

Aberdeen – Flyer | Register

Brookings – Flyer | Register

Flandreau – Flyer | Register

Huron – Flyer | Register

Lake Andes – Flyer | Register

Madison – Flyer | Register

Mitchell – Flyer | Register

Rapid City – Flyer | Register

Sioux Falls –Flyer | Register

Spearfish – Flyer | Register

Vermillion – Flyer | Register

Watertown – Flyer | Register

Yankton – Flyer | Register


Virtual Sessions

Join us for virtual trainings from home. You are also welcome to watch these sessions at many of the Job Service offices. Links to sessions will be posted below when available.

Social Media: Make it Work for You
Tuesday, June 6 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. CDT/9:30-10:30 a.m. MDT
What does your social media have to do with your future career? What’s appropriate to post? What isn't? You might be surprised. Learn from others’ mistakes that cost them their jobs and how you can make social media work for you.

Presentation slides available soon.

Hot Careers
Tuesday, June 13 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. CDT/9:30-10:30 a.m. MDT
Discover more about South Dakota’s high-demand, high-wage occupations. These hot careers are waiting for you to explore and pursue.

Click here to join on Microsoft Teams

Different Personalities in the Workplace
Tuesday, June 27 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. CDT/9:30-10:30 a.m. MDT
It’s a big world filled with different kinds of people – and you’ll have to work with them! Tune in to find out about the different personality types, communication styles and age groups you’ll be working with, as well as tips for working well with each.

Click here to join on Microsoft Teams

Apprenticeship Opportunities in South Dakota
Tuesday, July 11 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. CDT/9:30-10:30 a.m. MDT
Not sure what an apprenticeship is or how they work? Come learn about the different apprenticeship opportunities available to you in South Dakota and how they could benefit you.

Click here to join on Microsoft Teams

Your Guide to Confident Communication with Employers
Tuesday, July 18 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. CDT/9:30-10:30 a.m. MDT
Do you know how to be confident without saying a word? Do you know how to talk to employers to show them your best self? Join us in a “How to” session to look, sound and be confident in communicating with employers.

Click here to join on Microsoft Teams