Student Employment Opportunities

A student position is often the first step to an exciting career at Daktronics. Our employee base is about 1/4 college students.

Benefits of student employment at Daktronics.

  • We work in an environment of continuous change and development
  • We allow students to complete school projects with their Daktronics work
  • Many students earn intern credit for their work at Daktronics
  • Most students earn $10,000 per year
Student Opportunities 

Student Opportunities 

Degree-related opportunities for college students.

Daktronics has exciting opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students in the following areas:

  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Service
  • Video
  • Support
  • Manufacturing

Competitive Student Employee Pay

Daktronics believes that success in the classroom and success in the workplace are related. Toward that end, we developed a competitive student compensation program that encourages academic achievement, time-management skills, and high performance in the workplace.

Base Pay

Base pay varies based on student's major, job role, and experience. Over time, base pay increases for students who continue to develop their capabilities.

Schedule Increment

The optimal work schedule is 15 hours/week during the school year (more during summers). Daktronics pays students an extra $1.00/hour during each week a student works at least 15 hours.

Course Increment

Daktronics provides students with a list of hundreds of courses offered at South Dakota public universities that are applicable to our student employees. Students who earn an A or a B in these courses receive a raise of $.20/hour for each class.

Student Compensation Chart

Search Student Jobs

Want to learn more about student jobs? Check out our current student positions.

NOTE: You will need your unofficial transcript from web advisor and your semester schedule in order to complete the online application process. Your application will not be processed without this information.


Equal Opportunity Employer