Bates-only Resources and Opportunities

HandshakeRegister 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 old JobCat password. If you have difficulties logging in, please click on ‘Forgot Password’.


Made for liberal arts students,  explore careers based on industry categories. Learn more about job titles, career paths, and industry trends. Don’t miss the real life professional stores in Alumni Profiles.

Please refer to Handshake’s  Articles/Resource Library, for login credentials.

Conduct practice interviews by using a webcam and respond to pre-recorded interview questions. Create your own account using your Bates email.

careerspotsCareerSpots videos are a great way to learn about the internship/job search. Video topics range from starting the search, resumes, cover letters, networking, interviews – before, during and after, social media and salary negotiation.


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Vault CampusVault 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.


Top 50 Internships for 2015 Vault’s 2016 Consulting Rankings
2015 Vault Law 100 rankings Vault’s 2015 Banking Rankings
2016 Law Firm Diversity Rankings 2015 Asia-Pacific Consulting Rankings


Vault Top Internship Guide

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. Create your own user account using your Bates email.


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 AccessGlassdoor 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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Use the BCDC Career Resource Library at 146 Wood Street that includes hundreds of hard copy industry-specific resources.  To view a list and description of our resource books click here.

Apply for the Bates-only Career Discovery In Practice (CDIP) job shadows and Purposeful Work Internship Program.

Additional Industry and Diversity Resources