Stories about "Purposeful Work"
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.
Friday, May 29, 2020 9:07 am
In a newly tight job market, the Center for Purposeful Work has helped employers design remote internships.
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:15 am
Local schools and a regional mental health agency benefited from student work in a new math course created by Adriana Salerno.
Friday, April 10, 2020 11:22 am
“These are extremely hard times. They are also extremely purposeful times, as a result,” says Bates psychologist and Purposeful Work expert Rebecca Fraser-Thill
Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:35 pm
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