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Politico launches an annual 10-day journalism institute for college students. This summer!
Posted on 13 Jun 2014
Politico announced the launch of a journalism institute, a 10-day annual program for college students interested in pursuing a career in political journalism in DC. Politico’
Inane & Insane Interview Questions and How to Answer Them
Posted on 12 Jun 2014
“If you were a hamburger, what kind would you be?” Stumped? I found an interesting post on AOLJobs site that contains some excellent advice on handling unexpected int
Represent Bowdoin College – Join the Bowdoin Career Planning team!
Posted on 02 Jun 2014
Are you a member of the Class of 2014 who would enjoy working with Bowdoin alumni, parents and current students to make career connections happen? Join our team and play your role
Do you have a personal story? How do you tell it?
Posted on 01 Jun 2014
Another bit of useful advice that I came across last year on GottaMentor.com. Check it out… Do you know your personal story? The exercise below will help you create your Pe
Over 1000 Share Their Summer Plans – Winner Announced in Summer Intern Survey!
Posted on 28 May 2014
Madeline Davis ’16 has won the drawing for completing the Career Planning Summer Survey earlier this month. Madeline plans to intern with The Environmental Health Strategies
Just Get Yourself Hired
Posted on 23 May 2014
Satisfaction in a career comes from knowing what makes you happy – and unfortunately knowing what makes you happy doesn’t come until well after you’ve started a c
Hot New Summer Trend: Natural Networking
Posted on 13 May 2014
If networking intimidates you, then you are likely a college student. I remember being urged to “get out there” and “network” and the nerves that came along
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Office of Student Fellowships and Research is an essential resource for students interested in pursuing undergraduate research or post-graduate fellowships.
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What does a consultant actually do every day? A public affairs specialist? Learn more about job titles and career paths.
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