Smita Garg

Assistant Director of Employer Engagement

Smita Garg

Smita Garg works with a resourceful, talented and hard-working team in engaging with internal and external stakeholders to prepare NDSU students for maximum employability.  She understands the value of building relationships and is passionate about creating opportunities and connections to fulfill the Center’s ‘career everywhere’ vision, locally and globally.

Smita holds an MBA in International Marketing from Temple University, Philadelphia, and her career has ranged from being a ‘domestic engineer’ to working in the manufacturing sector, language service business, market research industry, immigrant serving agencies, and government, both at a project and policy level. Multi-lingual, with an interest in culture, travel, and unity in diversity, she has lived in six countries over four continents.  She is a recipient of the ATHENA Leadership Award®.  Last year, she gave a TEDxFargo talk entitled: “Becoming US: Embracing Integration”.

She moved to Fargo with her husband Adi almost 2 1/2 years ago. Their three daughters, Aditi (Chris), Avni and Aneri who live in Canada are her inspiration. Whether you are a student, an alum, a faculty member, or an employer, she encourages you to explore this website and invites you to visit her at 306 Ceres Hall – she looks forward to connecting with you!