Bates-only Resources and Opportunities
As a Bates student, you have exclusive access to databases, guides and connections that will lead you to hundreds of internship and job opportunities in virtually every industry and field:
Register on Handshake and complete your profile to get started and to access internships, job postings and employer events.
LACN has internship and job opportunities nationwide that specifically target liberal arts graduates. Username is your Bates email, and the password is the same as your Handshake password. If you have difficulties logging in, please click on ‘Forgot Password’.
Access exclusive online subscription websites on Handshake that support in-depth industry research (These can be found on the right side of the Handshake student homepage).
The Spotlight on Careers site was written and developed by BCDC staff in conjunction with members of the Liberal Arts Career Network (LACN). Spotlight on Careers offers an overview on many different careers plus job listings. This site includes industry information for Business, Arts and Communications, Education, Science & Technology, Government, Law and Social Services.
Please refer to Handshake’s homepage, column on the right, for login credentials if you are off campus.
Conduct practice interviews by using a webcam and respond to pre-recorded interview questions.
Vault Campus provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work in an industry, company or profession – and how to position yourself to land that job. Create your own account and password.
Take advantage of your FREE access:
- Internship Database – find thousands of ratings and reviews of internship programs, requirements, sample interview questions, how to apply and more.
- Vault Job Board – search thousands of new jobs and internships posted daily, sign up for alerts based on your criteria, complete a profile and be seen by top employers and recruiters.
- Company Profiles – rankings and reviews on industry reputation, career advancement, quality of life, salary and benefits, interview process and more.
- Vault Guides – over 100 titles of award-winning career guides, including interview strategies, job-search tips, and full-length profiles of leading companies.
- Top 50 Internships for 2015
- 2015 Vault Law 100 rankings
- Vault’s 2015 Consulting Rankings
- Vault’s 2015 Banking Rankings
- 2015 Asia-Pacific Consulting Rankings
The Vault Guide to Top Internships is the essential tool for finding the right internship to help you launch your career. The guide will help you find the internships that represent top career opportunities. Create your own account (using your Bates email) and password.
In the Vault Guide to Top Internships, you’ll find rankings for the Best Overall Internships, Best Banking and Finance, Consulting, Engineering, IT, Marketing and Communications internships and more!
Going Global use this resource for finding international employment. Access from the left side of the student homepage of Handshake.
CareerBeam is a full service career development portal designed to provide all the resources necessary to guide individuals through the strategic job search process and achieve their career goals.
Create your own account using your Bates email.
Glassdoor provides an inside look at salaries, reviews, and interview questions posted by employees and interview candidates at over 100,000 organizations.
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