Purposeful Work in the News

Selected readings about Purposeful Work at Bates

  • Some Thoughts on Work: Remarks at Convocation 2013 by President Clayton Spencer
  • ‘Wild rumpus’ reveals Short Term spirit of innovation, experimentation
  • Life in the bike lane: A hands-on ride in the urban-planning world
  • A dozen tips about work, jobs, and careers from the Purposeful Work Unplugged speaker series
  • The Fall 2015 issue of Bates Magazine has a cover feature on the college’s Purposeful Work initiative.
  • Q&A: Bates psychologist Rebecca Fraser-Thill on drawing a blueprint for your future
  • Students explain what their Bates-funded summer work means right now
  • Unplugged: U.S. Sen. Susan Collins on the election, a Watergate lesson, and the glass ceiling in politics
  • Q&A: Students Click with Digital Marketing Consultant Ashley Hart ’91 in her Practitioner-Taught Course
  • Advising Grads to ‘Follow Your Passion’ is Bunk. Here’s Why