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We welcome visitors to the Bates Center for Purposeful Work year-round, and we look forward to seeing you often.

  • To schedule an individual meeting, call the office at 207-786-6232 or make an appointment via Handshake. Most appointments take place in our main building at 146 Wood Street.
  • Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8am – 4:30pm with evening workshops and employer info sessions in a variety of locations (check Handshake for the schedule).

Our team of Purposeful Work Fellows are here to help

  • In Walk-in hours we review resumes, critique cover letters and share information about the Purposeful Work programs and events.
  • Please note that Walk-Ins take place only while classes are in session. We do not offer Walk-Ins during exam week, break, or the summer.
               Walk In Schedule for Winter Semester 2019
Monday 1-3pm (Chase, 1st Floor) * 7:00-9:00pm (OIE)*
Tuesday 11-1pm (Commons FPL)
1-3pm (Chase, 1st Floor) *
 7:00-9:00pm (Ronj)*
Wednesday 11-1pm (Commons FPL)
1-3pm (Chase, 1st Floor) *
7:00-9:00pm (Ladd/ARC)*
Thursday 11-1pm (Commons FPL)
1-3pm (Chase, 1st Floor) *
Friday 1-3pm (Chase, 1st Floor) *

Where to Find Us

146 Wood Street AND Chase Hall, First Floor | Lewiston, ME | 04240
207-786-6232 | Fax:  207-786-6126 | purposefulwork@bates.edu

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