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.

2020 Virtual College Fair

Students and parents can register to view colleges in one location, take virtual campus tours and interact with representatives to find out which college is the best fit for them. The 2020 Virtual College Fair will be held Sept. 15-17 and Sept. 22-24. The college fair booths will be available to view now through December 2020.

College Application Month

College Application Month helps high school seniors in North Dakota learn more about colleges they are interested in and apply to those colleges. The program is available October 1-31, 2020. Bank of North Dakota pays one $35 application fee per student.

Career Discovery

Career Discovery offers live presentations and resources for students and parents to learn about different career paths whether going into the military, straight into the workforce or continuing education beyond high school. Topics cover financial literacy, completing the FAFSA, scholarships, apprenticeship programs and more. The resources provided help students and parents make the best decision when it comes to choosing a career.

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.


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.