Questions you can ask a Career Exploration and Development Advisor
What questions are illegal for an employer to ask during an interview?
How can I tell if an employer has a gender-inclusive environment?
How might gender bias show up in my internship or workplace?
How can I negotiate a fair wage?
Additional Bowdoin Support
Students should connect with Kate Stern, Associate Dean of Students for Diversity and Inclusion and Co-director of the Sexuality, Women and Gender Center
firstname.lastname@example.org | 207-798-4223 | 24 College Street
- Bowdoin Women’s Association
- Bowdoin Women in Computer Science
- Bowdoin Women in Business
- Women of Color Coalition
Women For Hire: Job Board, resources, and advice
Institute for Women’s Policy and Research: includes internships, job postings, fellowships
Diversity.com: Employers recruiting job seekers from diverse ethnic cultures, lifestyles, life stages, creative persuasions, abilities, religious affiliations, and genders
Career and Job Resources for Women and Minorities: Resource for women job hunters with links and information to a great number of organizations relevant to female job seekers
WomensJobList.com: Created for employers and job seekers dedicated to diversity and inclusion. Over 8,164 companies and organizations link to WomensJobList.com, providing employers with exclusive access to highly qualified candidates
Feminist Jobs: Run by feminist.org, job postings and weekly digest
Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) Summer Internships: Paid summer internships in Research, Communications and Outreach, and Development
Association for Women in Science: includes job postings
Business & Professional Women’s Foundation: includes job postings
Resources and Support
Feminist.org: News, Career Center and Research Center
Equal Rights Advocates (ERA): National civil rights organization dedicated to protecting and expanding economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls
National Partnership for Women and Families – a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that uses public education and advocacy to promote fairness in the workplace, quality health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family
I Choose the Ladder: Podcasts for black women on the corporate climb
U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau: Develops policies and standards and conducts inquiries to safeguard the interests of working women; to advocate for their equality and economic security for themselves and their families; and to promote quality work environments
U.S. Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission: Responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information