The Bates Center for Purposeful Work offers many opportunities throughout the year for students to visit a variety of companies, graduate schools, and geographic locations to enhance students’ exploration. These roadshows offer students the chance to meet alumni and parents as well as experience work settings and specific companies first hand while learning about industry and career opportunities.
2019/20 Washington, DC: Politics, Policy, and Law Roadshow: Careers in the Federal and Local Governments; Working Lunch and Panel on Global Government Affairs; Panel on Think Tank and Policy Careers; Meeting with Rep. Jared Golden ’11 & Rep. Ben Cline ’94; Discussion with Legislative Aides from Sen. Susan Collins’ Office, the U.S. Senate, and Rep. Golden’s Office; Tour of U.S. Capitol Building; Visiit and Information Session with Georgetown Law School and McCourt School of Public Policy
2019/20 Boston Finance Roadshow: Canaccord Genuity, Wellington Management, TM Capital, Spring Lake Capital, Century Equity Capital, JMH Capital Partners, Riparian Partners, Industrial Economics, Analysis Group, Eaton Vance
2018/19 Boston Finance Roadshow: Analysis Group, TM Capital, Oppenheimer, Fidelity, Wellington, Eaton Vance, Lineage Capital, JMC Capital Partners, Century Equity Funds, Audax Group, Canaccord Genuity
2018/19 Healthcare and Science Roadshow (Boston, MA): Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Pfizer Pharmaceutical, Boston Children’s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
2017/18 Portland (Maine) Arts and Non-Profit Roadshow: SPACE Gallery, Maine Association of Non-Profits, Maine People’s Alliance, Junior Achievement, Environmental Health Strategy Center, Maine Bicycle Coalition, CIEE
2017/18 Finance Roadshow (Boston): Analysis Group, Oppenheimer, Eaton Vance, LMCG , Cue Ball Ventures, Lineage Capital, Battery Ventures, Spring Lake Capital Partners, Rate Gravity, Deutsche Bank, Fidelity, Wellington, TM Capital
2017/2018 Science/Healthcare Roadshow (Boston): Over the course of two days students visited alumni in Boston to learn more about 4 companies: Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, MGH, Biogen, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
2016/17 Cool Companies with Cool Jobs (NYC): Students spent two days visiting GLG, Dow Jones, Fuse Machines, Google, AskWonder.com, Conde Nast, Mic.com and Pinterest.
2016/17 Public Policy Roadshow Panel Discussion (Augusta): Students from Bates, Bowdoin and Colby spent the afternoon at the State House in Augusta learning about legislation, lobbying, and the executive branches of state government from alumni of the three colleges who hold key positions in Maine. Panel presentations included: Environmental Policy and Healthcare Policy.
2016/17 Finance Roadshow (Boston): LMCG Investments, Oppenheimer, Deutsche Bank, Fidelity, Private Equity Panel Presentation at Battery Ventures (Panelists include Bates alumni from Battery Ventures, Lineage Capital, Spring Lake Equity Partners, Cue Ball Capital, and Rate Gravity), Analysis Group, Wellington Management, Eaton Vance, TM Capital
2015/16 Boston/Cambridge Career Trek: Cool companies with cool jobs!: HubSpot, VM Turbo, Salsify and LearnLaunch
2015/16 Finance Roadshow (Boston): Analysis Group, LMCG, Battery Ventures, Lineage Capital, Spring Lake Equity Partners, Cue Ball Capital, TM Capital, Wellington Management, Fidelity, Eaton Vance, Oppenheimer
2014/15 Portland ScienTRIPic* Roadshow: IDEXX, Envirologix, Apothecary by Design
2014/15 Finance Roadshow (Boston/NYC): Analysis Group, TM Capital, Lee Munder, Symmetric Capital, BB&T Capital Markets, Wellington, Oppenheimer, Barclays, Credit Suisse, CreditSights, JP Morgan, UBS, Barclays
2013/14 Washington D.C. Roadshow: Rep. Mike Michaud’s Office, Tour of U.S. Capitol, 1776, The Smithsonian Institute Office of Fellowships and Internships, The Advisory Board, APCO Worldwide
2013/14 Marketing & Communications Roadshow (NYC): Yahoo!, CBS News, Purpose, USA Networks, R/Ga New York, A&E Networks
2013/14 Augusta Policy Roadshow: Students from Bates, Bowdoin and Colby spent the afternoon at the State House in Augusta learning about legislation, lobbying, and implementation of public policy from alumni of the three colleges who hold key positions in Maine. Panel presentations included: Legislation Panel – How Are Laws Conceived and Drafted?, Lobbying/Advocacy Panel – How Do Advocates Influence The Policy Debate?, and Implementation Panel – How Are Policies Executed, Enforced, and Improved?
2013/14 Finance Roadshow (Boston): Symmetric Capital, Lee Munder, Spring Lake Equity, Deutsche Bank, Wellington Management, Eaton Vance, Janney Montgomery Scott
2013/14 Tour for Diversity: The Tour for Diversity was a program to encourage underrepresented students who are interested in the health professions to inspire and cultivate their passions. Bates students attended presentations from doctors, an MD/PhD, a podiatrist in the navy, a dentist, etc. –none seemed to have it particularly easy but they have all made it. The speakers were motivational, inspirational and real.
2013/14 Graduate & Professional School Site Visits: University of Maine Law School
2012/13 Finance Roadshow (Boston/NYC): Bates students visited Barclays, Credit Suisse, Eaton Vance, Goldman Sachs, Janney, Lee Munder, Pulse Capital, RBC, Symmetric Capital, Tudor Growth
2012/13 Marketing & Communications Roadshow (Boston): Arnold, Digitas, Redstar, Harvard Business Review/CueBall Partners, WHDH-TV (Channel 7)