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Class of 2016
Time to Take Your First Step Beyond Bowdoin
Why a Liberal Arts Education?
Posted on 29 Jun 2016
Bowdoin alumni discuss how a liberal arts education can prepare you for any job...
Which Career is for YOU?
Posted on 21 Jun 2016
Spotlight on Careers is a web resource providing an excellent series of guides about career fields that are popular with liberal arts students like you.
De-Stressing about Networking: An Introvert’s Approach
Posted on 13 Jun 2016
Would you consider yourself an introvert? Does networking cause you undue stress?
Do you have a personal story? How do you tell it?
Posted on 07 Jun 2016
Do you know your personal story? The exercise below will help you create your Personal Story.
How To Do What You Love
Posted on 01 Jun 2016
Check out this essay, by entrepreneur and investor Paul Graham, called "How To Do What You Love"...
Summer Experience Survey Drawing – Winner Announced!
Posted on 26 May 2016
We’ve drawn a winner from those who completed our summer experience survey: Laurine Verwiel ’17 is the winner of the $200 Bowdoin Bookstore gift certificate! Laurine will be a Consulting I
We’re Open Over Summer Break!
Posted on 23 May 2016
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).
Paths and Peaks
Posted on 18 May 2016
On Honor's Day, Emily Peterman, EOS assistant professor and recipient of the Karofsky Prize, spoke to students about her research in geology and the relevance to students just starting...
Real Life 101: Budget Apps
Posted on 16 May 2016
Technology has become an increasingly important part of our everyday lives, so here are a few personal budgeting apps (available for iPhones) that can help get your life together financially!
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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.
Learn how to use the leading professionally-oriented social networking site
This jobs and internships database is 30 times bigger than eBEAR, but still aimed at liberal arts students like you.
In-depth intelligence on what it's really like to work in an industry, company or profession
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 guides with detailed info on everything from writing a resume to using our online tools. Printed versions are available in our office!
Cover Letter Guide
Writing a great cover letter is tricky. This guide helps you get started.
Summer Housing Resources
Resources for finding summer housing in a new city.
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