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How to Be “Aggressive” in Your Interviews
Bowdoin alumnus and parent Ben Carpenter ’80 P’15, offers candid advice on how to stand out as a candidate in the interview process.
Location, Location, Location...
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Summer Housing Resources
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How to Get A Job at Google
Posted on 22 Apr 2014
Check out this interesting interview column by Thomas L. Friedman of the New York Times (4/19/14) about how to get hired at Google. Mr. Friedman interviewed Laslo Bock, the head o
How to be “Aggressive” in Your Interviews
Posted on 21 Apr 2014
Bowdoin alumnus and parent Ben Carpenter ’80 P’15, Vice Chairman of CRT Capital Group, offers candid advice on how to stand out as a candidate in the interview process.
Apply Now for Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp
Posted on 16 Apr 2014
The Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp is a two-day program for Black, Latino/Hispanic, and Native American college undergraduate first-years and sophomores who are interested in exp
Do love science and advertising? Here’s a PAID internship for you!
Posted on 14 Apr 2014
There’s a paid copy-writing internship available working with a Bowdoin alumna at a pharmaceutical advertising agency that specializes in rare diseases. What you should know: Bowdo
Location, Location, Location…Where will YOU end up?
Posted on 13 Apr 2014
When I graduated from Washington University in St. Louis (the city where I also grew up) I would never haveimagined my career choices would take me to Pittsburgh, PA, Durham, NC, N
Peace Corps- The Real Story from Returned Volunteers
Posted on 10 Apr 2014
Join us Wednesday, April 16 for a panel discussion with 5 returned Peace Corps Volunteers! This is a great way to learn the real deal about Peace Corps experiences, and the valuabl
Bare Legged Ladies
Posted on 08 Apr 2014
Is it okay to go to a job interview with bare legs? No. Really. The answer is simply, “No.” You might have on a stunning, pulled together, professional outfit with matc
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Funded Internship Program
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Student Fellowships & Research
Office of Student Fellowships and Research is an essential resource for students interested in pursuing undergraduate research or post-graduate fellowships.
Summer Housing Options
Useful websites for finding temporary housing during your summer internship.
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Do What You Are
Assess your individual strengths and weaknesses to help you find careers and work environments that suit you.
Spotlight on Careers
What does a consultant actually do every day? A public affairs specialist? Learn more about job titles and career paths.
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Cover Letter Handbook
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