Career Center


2016 Annual Graduate & Professional School Fair2013 grad fair

Colby, Bates, and Bowdoin College invite you to join us at our annual Graduate and Professional School Fair October 3 & 4, 2016.
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In CareerLink you’ll be able to check our calendar for employment/graduate school information meetings and career skill workshops.
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New! CampusTap

In CampusTap, you can connect with alumni mentors, engage in industry-specific discussions and discover career opportunities sourced by fellow mules.

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Our New Mentor & Networking Community

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We’ve compiled ALL of our resources, guides and databases – ones we’ve created and ones we’ve found – and put them in one search engine specifically for Colby students.
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News, Updates and Advice from the Career Center

  • 1-new Senior Newsletter - Congratulations! It’s been a pleasure working with so many of you over the last four years. We just wanted to take a minute and mention a few things as a parting note. Did you know? Just because you are leaving campus, doesn’t mean you lose access to the Career Center. Colby students have 5 years of Career...
  • business-fashion-women Professional Fashion Advice - We form a first impression with those we meet before we even get a chance to speak. It is human nature. Despite the well known saying advising us otherwise, we judge a book by its cover. Hopefully, most of us know to dig a little deeper, but that very first impression is based pretty much...
  • Intern_Image_FlipFlops Tips & Advice for the Employer Advisory Board - The Career Center’s Employer Advisory Board consists of alumni professionals at various stages of their careers and from a variety of industries. During a recent call, Board members offered these “tips” to current students about internship and job searches, networking, and workplace etiquette. This is advice based on what each wishes he or she did...
  • Jobs_Blog When Should Graduating Seniors Apply for Jobs? - As a career advisor that works closely with seniors on their job searches, I often get the question, “When do I start my job search?” The frustrating answer is that, honestly, “It depends” on your career field or industry of interest. Gaining full-time, post-graduate employment takes time (typically 6-12 months from preparation, to application, to...