College & Career Advising

What is a Career Advisor?

A Career Advisor is a person who incorporates career development information or skills in his/her work with students, parents, or school staff. A Career Advisor has received in-depth training in the areas of career development in the form of up to 120+ class/instructional hours, provided by a nationally trained and qualified instructor.

What does a Career Advisor do?

A. A Career Advisor: 1. Provides career information to students, staff and parents 2. Compiles resource lists for students, staff and parents 3. Facilitates classroom career exploration activities 4. Maintains student career portfolios 5. Coordinates job shadows, career fairs, college visits, job interviews, etc. 6. Prepares students with employment-seeking skills 7. Administers and interprets interest assessments 8. Utilizes working knowledge of RUReadyND (internet-based career information system)

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A career advisor shall provide sequential career development activities, current career information, and related career exploration opportunities to students in grades seven through twelve. A career advisor shall use computer-assisted career guidance systems and work at the direction and under the supervision of the school district counseling staff.
Please Contact for More Information:

Melissa Meyer
Career Advisor, GCDF
Great Northwest Education Cooperative
PO Box 1964
Williston, ND 58802-1964