Career Compass

Explore career opportunities, whether entering the workforce, the military, an apprenticeship or college after high school graduation.



Career Compass is a cooperative effort between Bank of North Dakota, the Dakota Association for College Admission Counseling (DACAC) and state agencies in North Dakota.

Career Compass provides tools to students and parents to explore career opportunities for their future.

2021-2022 Virtual Career Fair

Students and parents can attend a virtual career fair to learn about different work and education opportunities beyond high school.   

College Handbook

Thinking about going to college? Bank of North Dakota provides all the resources to help you to plan and pay for college with the College Handbook. It has many resources for students and parents to achieve more with their future. choosing a career.

College Resources

Whether you are considering 1-, 2- or 4- years of education after high school, Bank of North Dakota has resources so you can research your options. This includes a College Cost Sheet, how to apply for student financial aid, a parent checklist and information on student loans, and more!

Pay for College

It is important to a student’s long-term financial well-being to research their student loan options before signing on the dotted line. In addition to explaining different funding options, we have calculators that help you project the maximum amount of student loans that should be taken out based on the student’s career choice. 

BND Video Library

Bank of North Dakota has created a series of 2-3 minute videos that help you explore different career options, prepare for college and learn how to manage your money. FAFSA completion is a popular series that addresses specific areas where people have questions.


Counselor Resources

North Dakota middle school and high school counselors can order print materials created by Bank of North Dakota, access career and college preparation tools, learn about North Dakota Dollars for Scholars and download the Dual Credit application.