The Bates Career Development Center offers many opportunities throughout the year for students to visit a variety companies, graduate schools, and geographic locations to enhance students career exploration.  These roadshows offer students the chance to meet with alumni and parents as well as experience companies first hand while learning about industry and career opportunities.

2016/17 Finance Roadshow (Boston): LMCG Investments, Oppenheimer, Deutsche Bank, Fidelity, Private Equity Panel Presentation at Battery Ventures (Panelists include Bates alumni from Battery Ventures, Lineage Capital, Spring Lake Equity Partners, Cue Ball Capital, and Rate Gravity), Analysis Group, Wellington Management, Eaton Vance, TM Capital

2015/16 Boston/Cambridge Career Trek: Cool companies with cool jobs!: HubSpot, VM Turbo, Salsify and LearnLaunch

2015/16 Finance Roadshow (Boston): Analysis Group, LMCG, Battery Ventures, Lineage Capital, Spring Lake Equity Partners, Cue Ball Capital, TM Capital, Wellington Management, Fidelity, Eaton Vance, Oppenheimer

2014/15 Portland ScienTRIPic* Roadshow: IDEXX, Envirologix, Apothecary by Design

2014/15 Finance Roadshow (Boston/NYC): Analysis Group, TM Capital, Lee Munder, Symmetric Capital, BB&T Capital Markets, Wellington, Oppenheimer, Barclays, Credit Suisse, CreditSights, JP Morgan, UBS, Barclays

2013/14 Washington D.C. Roadshow: Rep. Mike Michaud’s Office, Tour of U.S. Capitol, 1776, The Smithsonian Institute Office of Fellowships and Internships, The Advisory Board, APCO Worldwide

1776 Photo

Bates students visit 1776 while in Washington D.C. in the spring of 2014.

2013/14 Marketing & Communications Roadshow (NYC): Yahoo!, CBS News, Purpose, USA Networks, R/Ga New York, A&E Networks

2013/14 Augusta Policy Roadshow: Students from Bates, Bowdoin and Colby spent the afternoon at the State House in Augusta learning about legislation, lobbying, and implementation of public policy from alumni of the three colleges who hold key positions in Maine. Panel presentations included: Legislation Panel – How Are Laws Conceived and Drafted?, Lobbying/Advocacy Panel – How Do Advocates Influence The Policy Debate?, and Implementation Panel – How Are Policies Executed, Enforced, and Improved?

Augusta Policy

Bates, Bowdoin and Colby students at the Maine State House in Augusta.

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Students listen to a panel presentation during the Augusta Policy Roadshow at the Maine State House.

2013/14 Finance Roadshow (Boston): Symmetric Capital, Lee Munder, Spring Lake Equity, Deutsche Bank, Wellington Management, Eaton Vance, Janney Montgomery Scott

Tour for Diversity

Bates students at the Aetna Foundation, Hartford, CT for the Fall 2013 Tour for Diversity in Medicine.

2013/14 Tour for Diversity: The Tour for Diversity was a program to encourage underrepresented students who are interested in the health professions to inspire and cultivate their passions. Bates students attended presentations from doctors, an MD/PhD, a podiatrist in the navy, a dentist, etc. –none seemed to have it particularly easy but they have all made it. The speakers were motivational, inspirational and real.


2013/14 Graduate & Professional School Site Visits: University of Maine Law School


2012/13 Finance Roadshow (Boston/NYC): Bates students visited Barclays, Credit Suisse, Eaton Vance, Goldman Sachs, Janney, Lee Munder, Pulse Capital, RBC, Symmetric Capital, Tudor Growth

2012/13 Marketing & Communications Roadshow (Boston): Arnold, Digitas, Redstar, Harvard Business Review/CueBall Partners, WHDH-TV (Channel 7)