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We’re Open Over Summer Break!
Posted on 27 May 2015
If you want to use summer vacation to work on your job search, we are here to help! Career Planning operates normal hours during the summer (8:30am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday). Advisors
Class of ’15: 4 Important Things You Need to Know
Posted on 29 Jul 2015
Greetings from Brunswick! Most of you are probably just starting to deal with the idea that Brunswick will not be in your travel plans for September for the first time in four year
How To Do What You Love
Posted on 22 Jul 2015
I came upon this article, by entrepreneur and investor Paul Graham, called “How To Do What You Love.” It contains some wonderful life advice — about the problem o
You’re Halfway There! 3 Tips to Make the Most of Your Summer Internship
Posted on 17 Jul 2015
At this point in the summer you are about half way through your summer internship or summer experience. As you look to wrap up your work and projects we suggest the following: Ref
Embrace Ambiguity at Your New Job or Internship
Posted on 07 Jul 2015
As a college student, you are used to a structured classroom format where following the syllabus is a means to success. However, in workplaces across the country ambiguity, rather
Are You Still on the Job Hunt? Try Using Twitter to Expand Your Search
Posted on 30 Jun 2015
LinkedIn is the professional, career-oriented giant in world of social media but you shouldn’t discount the various ways that Twitter can help you to find opportunities and connect
Winner Announced in Summer Destinations Survey!
Posted on 15 May 2015
John Branch ’16 is the winner of the $200 Bowdoin Bookstore gift certificate in the Bowdoin Career Planning Summer Destinations Survey. John will join The Century Foundation
Need Housing this Summer in a New City? Boston? DC? Anywhere?
Posted on 14 May 2015
Are you a student seeking summer or full-time housing? We have set up discussion board on the Bowdoin Career Advisory Network (BCAN) group on LinkedIn. Read the board for posts fr
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Funded Internship Program
Bowdoin has funds to help finance your unpaid summer internship!
Student Fellowships & Research
Office of Student Fellowships and Research is an essential resource for students interested in pursuing undergraduate research or post-graduate fellowships.
Build a professional resume quickly and see student examples using this tool.
Connect with Alumni - BCAN
Polar Bears are want to help you in your career journey! Join the Bowdoin Career Advisory Network (BCAN) now.
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This jobs and internships database is 30 times bigger than eBEAR, but still aimed at liberal arts students like you.
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Career assessment tools to help you find careers that fit your interests and skills.
Spotlight on Careers
What does a consultant actually do every day? A public affairs specialist? Learn more about job titles and career paths.
A library of tipsheets with detailed info on everything from writing a resume to using our online tools. Printed versions are available in our office!
Cover Letter Handbook
Writing a great cover letter is tricky. This guide helps you get started.
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