Stories about "Purposeful Work"
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 12:18 pm
An NFL training camp is more than just practices. It’s a huge opportunity to cultivate new fans, which is what Cole De Magistris ’24 was tasked with during his internship with the Minnesota Vikings.
Friday, August 25, 2023 11:18 am
Alan Wang '24, a Purposeful Work intern at the Maine State Archives, put it this way: If no one does the work, then "questions can never be answered." Meet students who are doing the work.
Marine biology internship sawing off tuna heads seemed ghoulish, but contributing to science made it all worth it for Ben Morse ’24
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 9:22 am
By removing the otolith bone from tuna heads this summer in his Purposeful Work internship at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Ben Morse '24 helped provide key data to help biologists assess the health of the tuna population, which, in turn, helps inform policy makers who manage the tuna fishery.
Tuesday, August 1, 2023 2:44 pm
As a Bates Purposeful Work intern with an Indonesian conservation sanctuary, Ramlee discovered that he was — surprisingly — right where he needed to be.
Friday, September 23, 2022 11:54 am
Nine students whose summer jobs had Bates funding, including Purposeful Work internships, told us about what they did (and smelled) — and what they learned about their emerging sense of purpose.
In a league of her own: Amanda Taylor’s summer on the Cape with the country’s best amateur baseball league
Thursday, September 15, 2022 11:23 am
Armed with a Purposeful Work internship,Taylor was a liaison between major league baseball scouts and a Cape Cod League team. “Amanda is a leader," said a coach. "The players have a lot of respect for her."
Friday, May 20, 2022 2:14 pm
Practitioners descend onto campus to teach courses, from marketing to national security reporting, that teach applied skills and give students a chance to expand their professional networks.
Thursday, August 12, 2021 10:56 am
When a Lewiston craft brewery wanted a partner to research the bitterness of their beers, they turned to Bates and Purposeful Work intern Emily Tamkin '23.
Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:13 pm
With a Purposeful Work internship available to graduating seniors this year, Abonizio worked with high-end multimedia gear to create VR tours of two major exhibitions, one on the history of child labor in Maine, the other about the Androscoggin River.
Friday, June 12, 2020 9:42 am
The Class of 2020 isn't the only one to graduate into a recession. Here's what the Class of 2009 has to say.