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Bowdoin’s resources and networks are working for you.

Make an Appointment

Regardless of where you are in your career planning, we’re pleased to share a variety of resources that will inform your next steps.
You are always welcome to make an appointment to discuss and strategize your aspirations.

Explore

Discover what you want to do next.

Self-Assessments

Identify your strengths and preferences to find your professional fit. This may help focus your search.
Self-Assessments

Career Paths

O, the places you will go! We’ve identified some of the many paths Polar Bears pursue, and we give you our industry insight.
Career Paths

Exploration Tools

Here are some other online resources you may find useful as you consider your options.
Exploration Tools

Your Major

With a Liberal Arts education, your major does not define your career path, but it can help point you in a direction to start your search.
Your Major

 

Experience

Identify tangible possibilities.

Jobs & Internships

Employers have you in mind, so check out the experiences on offer from partner organizations and the Bowdoin network.
Jobs & Internships

Funded Opportunities

Tap into the College’s financial resources to support your endeavors in research, service, or an otherwise unpaid experience.
Funded Opportunities

Connect

Everyone has a network! As a Polar Bear, you can make opportunities for yourself through the Bowdoin network. Scared of networking? We can help with that too.
Connect

Identity at Work

Find resources to help you consider how your intersecting identities might play a role in your career development.
Identity at Work

 

Pursue

Promote your best self and get noticed.

Resumes

Collate and communicate your life experiences in a one-page biography. Be proud of all that you have accomplished.
Resumes

Cover Letters

Make the case for why your qualifications make you the candidate to hire. Show them you’re the best.
Cover Letters

Interview

Understand the different types of interviews you may encounter and how to best prepare yourself.
Interview

The Offer

Hooray, you got the job! Be sure to carefully evaluate the offer before committing to any decision.
The Offer

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