Career Exploration Resources

HandshakeAccess internships, job postings, and employer events. Explore the Resource Library for many Bates-only subscription resources. Complete your profile to receive customized information about events and opportunities.


LACN has internship and job opportunities nationwide that specifically target liberal arts graduates.  Visit Handshake to login.


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.  Visit Handshake’s Resource Library for login information.

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.

Going Globalpng use this resource for finding international employment. Create your own user account using your Bates email.

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Get instant access to thousands of job postings for entry-level or early-career candidates. Be exposed to job titles you didn’t even realize you were qualified for. Join our many users who are successfully using Current Jobs to locate the perfect position for them. Visit Handshake for login information.

ArtSearch is your essential source for a career in the arts. Whether you’re looking for full-time or part-time, seasonal or year round, paid or volunteer, ArtSearch makes your job search easy.

With ArtSearch you can:

  • Create customized searches and be the first to know when the perfect job appears.
  • Focus on essential details like salary range and company info with expanded job profiles.
  • Save multiple searches in your profile for each of your interests.
  • Navigate hundreds of opportunities more easily with improved search functionality.

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opportunities in public affairsOpportunities in Public Affairs is the #1 source of Capitol Hill Jobs, Legislative jobs, and Public Affairs and PR jobs in the Washington, DC area and nationwide. Visit Handshake for login information.

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. The Vault Guide to Top Internships will help you find the internships that represent top career opportunities.
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Top Internships for 2017 Vault’s 2018 Consulting Rankings
2018 Vault Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For Vault’s 2017 Most Prestigious Banking Firms
2018 Law Firm Diversity Rankings 2017 Asia-Pacific Consulting Rankings




CareerShift is the pro-active piece to your search. Search, store and organize: jobs, contacts in companies, school alumni, targeted emails, create targeted company lists, store documents, and email targeted contacts. Tutorials are inside your account. Create your own account using your Bates email.


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


live-work-logo-newcolorLooking to kickstart your career? Explore Maine’s internship programs and post-grad opportunities. Maine employers want you, so make vacationland work for you. Take your next step to living and working in Maine.


Glassdoor AccessGlassdoor provides an inside look at salaries, reviews, and interview questions posted by employees and interview candidates at over 100,000 organizations.

 linkedin jobsLinkedIn’s jobs page includes a powerful job search tool, job-seeker and career-development content and rich-media presentations crafted by industry experts for logged-in LinkedIn members and guests. The job details pages offer rich insights on how you relate to the job, a preview of the team you might be working with and any alumni who work at the company of interest.