Health Career Exploration Resources for Students
Center for Rural Health Workforce Projects
Center for Rural Health Resources
Health Workforce Information
Center Student Flyer - Two-page flyer focused on resources to help students
learn about health careers and the average earnings, find scholarships and more.
Career Booklet - An overview of various health
care careers including average wages, regional educational institutions offering
the degrees, and education requirements.
External Links and Resources
– Comprehensive career exploration and planning publication for North Dakota
Career Resource Network– Career
exploration resources specifically designed for students, educators, and parents.
Resource offering information on health careers, enrichment programs, and
educational funding for minority and low income students.
Job Service North Dakota – Provides an
array of services to help workers find suitable employment, administers the
Unemployment Insurance program for North Dakota, assists businesses acquire
qualified workers, and produces the best and most up-to-date labor market
information in the state.
Careers in North Dakota, 2012 – A comprehensive publication that covers
information about career opportunities in North Dakota including employment
projections, wages, core tasks, work activities, work context factors, skills,
abilities, work styles, knowledge, and typical education/training requirements.
North Dakota Department of Career and Technical
Education – Offers career awareness, work readiness skills, occupational
preparation, and retraining of workers throughout the state for all educational
North Dakota University System (NDUS) –
Made up of 11 public colleges and universities governed by the State Board of
Higher Education, the NDUS is composed of two doctoral degree-granting
institutions, two master’s degree-granting institutions, two universities
that offer baccalaureate degrees and five campuses that offer associate and trade
or technical degrees.
- NursingExplorer - information for students who are interested
in learning more about nursing career and the different types of nursing education paths. Also provides
information on nursing entrance exams, glossary, searchable nursing scholarships database, a directory of
over 6,500 nursing programs and a lot more.
The University of North Dakota School of Medicine
& Health Sciences Educates and prepares North Dakota residents as
physicians, medical scientists, and other health professionals for service to the
people of North Dakota and the nation, and advances medical and biomedical
knowledge through research.
Student Organization Resources
Future Health Professionals student organization dedicated 100% to health
SkillsUSA – North
Dakota – SkillsUSA is a national organization that serves trade,
industrial, technical, and health occupations students in high schools, career and
technical centers, and colleges. It is a partnership of students, teachers and
industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. More than
1,000 corporations, trade associations and labor unions actively support SkillsUSA
on the national level through financial contributions and involvements of their
people in SkillsUSA activities.
North Dakota Technology Student
Organization (ND TSA)– TSA provides students in Technology Education
grades 7-12 with leadership opportunities and the chance to participate in
competitive events. The mission of the Technology Student Association is to prepare
our membership for the challenges of a dynamic world by promoting technological
literacy, leadership and problem solving resulting in personal growth and
For more information, contact:
Kylie Nissen, Project Coordinator
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037