Stories about "purposeful work"
Slideshow: See how students find purpose in their Bates-funded summer internships

Thursday, August 17, 2017 7:33 pm

J.R. Watanasiri '19 came to Bates to major in biochemistry with a pre-med focus. But he liked tuna, too. Can Bates help him combine the two?

Slideshow: See how students find purpose in their Bates-funded summer internships

Thursday, August 17, 2017 3:49 pm

J.R. Watanasiri '19 came to Bates to major in biochemistry with a pre-med focus. But he liked tuna, too. Can Bates help him combine the two?

‘Follow your passion’ is bunk advice. Learn why

Thursday, May 25, 2017 1:59 pm

Rebecca Fraser-Thill offers advice to grads and students from her expert perspective as director of program design for Purposeful Work at Bates.

Q&A: Students click with digital marketing consultant Ashley Hart ’91

Thursday, May 18, 2017 2:07 pm

Hart talks about her return to teach for Short Term, her dedication to marketing — and how she discovered that passion as a member of the Chase Hall Committee.

Plenty of class: A student-teaching placement links Bates generations

Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:13 pm

Feeling blue about civic society in a post-factual era? Then here's student teacher Elizabeth Erbafina '17 teaching seventh graders about using evidence in their writing.

Bates joins select U.S. colleges in major access initiative

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 10:36 am

Bates College has joined the American Talent Initiative on the strength of the college's proven commitment to access, affordability, and post-graduation success.

Students explain what their Bates-funded summer work means right now

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 5:17 pm

As one student said, the summer experience offered "just a perfect environment to ask questions and to learn from your mistakes and your experiences."

Q&A: Bates psychologist Rebecca Fraser-Thill on drawing a blueprint for your future

Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:26 pm

Drawing from psychology and philosophy while giving practical advice, Fraser-Thill's course "Life Architecture" gives students the tools to marry professional and personal fulfillment.

Purposeful Work Unplugged to present Dining Services’ Schwartz, Lacey

Monday, October 5, 2015 3:10 pm

The two executives in charge of Bates College Dining Services share lessons from their lives and careers in a Purposeful Work Unplugged Q&A on Oct. 7.

A dozen tips about work, jobs, and careers from the Purposeful Work Unplugged speaker series

Thursday, September 17, 2015 11:50 am

A dozen pearls of job and career wisdom from the 2014-15 Purposeful Work Unplugged speaker series.

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