"Dakota" is a Sioux Indian word meaning "friend," and it accurately describes the atmosphere of the Peace Garden State — i.e., North Dakota. From the Great Plains to the Rocky Mountains, North Dakota nurtures a vast variety of wildlife and plants along with a culturally diverse population. Presidents, actors, and literary geniuses have all called this majestic state home for numerous reasons, chief among them the untamed beauty and the unparalleled quality of life it offers.
It may be one of the country's more rural states, but the need to fill travel nursing jobs in North Dakota is still on the rise — especially as this northern plains state experiences an economic and population surge thanks to the famous North Dakota oil boom. Read on for a rundown of what to expect when you accept a travel nursing job in North Dakota.