North Dakota Association of Career Services Professionals

In the Spirit of Collaboration

The purpose of the North Dakota Association of Career Services Professionals (NDACSP) will be:

  • To create and maintain a network of career services professionals, employers and state and local governments;
  • To promote and support post secondary programs and activities sponsored by Career Services

Working together to build the future

Members of the North Dakota Association of Career Services Professionals come from the ranks of career services, cooperative education, internships, career planning and placement, and represent public and private universities, community colleges, tribal colleges and post-secondary institutions.

What is the role of NDACSP?

Members of NDACSP work together to deliver a wide array of services to employers.

With a firm grasp on educational issues, trends and industry practices, the NDACSP organization works together in order to bring you, the employer, access to career and employment services that meet your distinct needs. The organization is dedicated to maintaining an effective and accommodating network of qualified career service professionals.

NDACSP provides resources that enhance an employer's work force, assisting with cooperative education programs and internships, career fairs and recruiting. NDACSP can open doors to beneficial relationships with student organizations and recognized faculty at colleges and universities.

NDACSP can introduce you to a diverse population of qualified candidates in a wide variety of programs.

The members of NDACSP respect and encourage varied approaches to work-integrated programming and promote cooperative education as a learning strategy.

Why hire North Dakota Candidates?

North Dakota graduates are committed to developing new and innovative products and ideas to meet changing customer needs. They respond with approaches that serve a wide range of applications and environments.

North Dakota's graduates deliver practical solutions. They are focused and team-oriented. More importantly, they possess a winning attitude necessary to succeed in business, and maintain an entrepreneurial spirit and pride in their workmanship.

In North Dakota you will find job candidates who possess integrity, initiative and sound judgment necessary to assist you in adding value to your business.

How to develop a beneficial relationship with North Dakota institutions
  • Host informational meetings
  • Announce available positions in the vacancy list
  • Attend career fairs
  • Request resume referrals
  • Participate in co-op/internship programs
  • Arrange individual or group meetings with faculty and staff
  • Present at or host professional student organization activities
  • Serve on advisory boards
  • Exchange technological and professional expertise through classroom presentations
  • Contribute financial gifts, scholarships and equipment

NDACSP encourages you to list your openings in our Career Services offices. Contact members to refer candidates for positions in your organization or to schedule campus recruitment visits. The association includes accredited, degree granting, post secondary institutions serving North Dakota students, graduates and out-of-state candidates.

We invite you to participate in our Career Fairs.  For dates and locations, contact the Career Services staff at any of our Member Institutions listed below.


For employer job postings, NDACSP
sponsors the following:

NDACSP recommends these employer resources:

- NACE (Natl. Assoc. of Colleges & Employers)
- MWACE (Midwest Assoc. of Colleges & Employers)
- AAEE (American Assoc. for Employment in Education)
- CEIA (Cooperative Education & Internship Assoc.)
- NSEE (National Society for Experiential Education)







North Dakota Association of Career Services Professionals
2015-2016 Officers
Lynda BertschPresident
Jay Meier, Vice President/President Elect
Jay Henrickson, Secretary
Sarah Miller, Treasurer

Member Institutions
Bismarck State College
Counseling & Career Services
PO Box 5587
Bismarck, ND 58506-5587
701.224.5666 or 1.800.445.5073

Jay Meier
Director-Counseling & Advising Services
Dakota College at Bottineau
Career Services
105 Simrall Blvd
Bottineau, ND 58318
Dickinson State University
291 Campus Drive
Dickinson, ND 58601-4896

University of Jamestown
Career Center
6094 College Lane
Jamestown, ND 58405
701.252.3467 Ext.5502 

Career Center
Mayville State University
Career Services & Internships
330 3rd St. NE
Mayville, ND 58257-1299

Jay Henrickson, Director
Minot State University
Career Services
500 University Ave. W
Minot, ND 58707

Lynda Bertsch , Director
North Dakota State College of Science
Career Center
800 6th St N
Wahpeton ND 58076

Jane Vangsness Frisch, Director
North Dakota State University
Career Center
Dept 5280, 306 Ceres Hall
Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Jill Wilkey, Director
Sitting Bull College
9299 Hwy 24
Fort Yates, ND 58538
701.225.3285 ext 1446

Ronya Hoblit, Vocational Counselor
University of Mary
Career & Testing Services
7500 University Dr.
Bismarck, ND 58504

Kevin Allan, Director
Turtle Mountain Community College
Placement Center
PO Box 340
Belcourt, ND 58316
Placement Director
United Tribes Technical College
Career Development Office
3315 University Dr.
Bismarck, ND 58504

University of North Dakota
Career Services
2891 2nd Ave N Stop 9014
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9014
Ilene Odegard, Director

Williston State College
Career Pathways
1410 University Avenue
Williston, ND 58801
Sierra Fredricksen, Coordinator
Valley City State University
Career Services & Internships
101 College St.
Valley City, ND 58072

Marcia Foss, Director
Site Updated: July 2015
Jay Henrickson, Mayville State University