Purposeful Work Intern Reflections

Are you curious about how to gain meaningful summer experiences? Would you like to hear about Bates students who did? For the past two summers, students have participated in a variety of in-person, virtual, and hybrid opportunities. These internships varied by industry both locally and globally. To learn more, students can access recordings from students who presented campus-wide by clicking the graphics below and signing in with their Bates login and password.

If you have additional inquiries about our PW Internship program, please email Beverly Vari at bvari@bates.edu!

Thursday, January 20, 2022 – PW Internship Information Session. Watch recording here.

Watch recording here. Moderated by Beverly Vari, Assistant Director Employer Engagement & Internships, November 8, 2021.

Watch recording here. Moderated by Beverly Vari, Assistant Director Employer Engagement & Internships, November 8, 2021.

Xavier Fallone ’22, Harvard Moral Psych Research Lab

Rachel Paradis ’22, Maine Medical Center

Ben Macdonald ’23, Massachusetts General Hospital

Caroline, Davis ’23, Hunter Bellevue School of Nursing


Watch recording here. Moderated by Beverly Vari, Assistant Director Employer Engagement & Internships, November 1, 2021.

Taylor Alexander ’22, Temple University Infant & Child Laboratory

Erik Malm ’22, Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Moderated by Allen Delong, Senior Associate Dean of Purposeful Work, August 31st 2020

Watch recording here. Moderated by Allen Delong, Senior Associate Dean of Purposeful Work, August 31st, 2020.

Josie Carter ’21, Casco Bay Regional Shellfish Working Group & Tidal Bay Consulting

Ian Robertson ’21 National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

Cole Phaire ’22, Legal Outreach Inc.

Juliet Brockhorst ’22, John Kelsey Intern at McLean Hospital


Watch recording here. Moderated by Karen Daigler, Director for Graduate and Professional School Advising, Monday, September 21st, 2020.

Madeline Polkinghorn ’21, Hunter Medical College

Eleanor Murphy ’21, Hunter Medical College

Sarah King ’21, Mass General Hospital


Watch recording here. Moderated by Peter Osborne, Associate Director of Career Exploration and Pre-Law Advising, Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020.

Charlie McDonald ’22, All Sports Events

Elizabeth Fairman ’21, Kellogg Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick P.L.L.C.

Neeshi Hullavard ’22, Be Cool Pharmaceutics

Zachary Klemm ’21, JVS Boston


Watch recording here. Moderated by Marianne Cowan, Associate Director of Program Design, Wednesday, September 30th, 2020.

Kayla Braverman ’21, Seattle Against Slavery

Elly Beckerman ’22, Teens to Trails

Aidan Denahy ’21, SupChina

Robert Clark ’21 Sachem Strategies