Welcome Class of 2023!


Hello and welcome to Bates! Among the countless opportunities on campus, student jobs can be some of the most exciting and rewarding experiences for any student. More than about earning extra spending money, student employment is a great opportunity to learn valuable life skills. Any job, from working at the Library, to the Olin Arts Center, to Athletics, teaches important professional skills. Interpersonal skills, teamwork, project management are all crucial professional skills essential to adult life. Every student who has had a job on campus has gained valuable appreciation for the work that it takes to keep a college like Bates running.

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If you are curious about student employment, keep exploring our website. Here you can find a Frequently Asked Questions for students, 8 Things to Know About Work-study, Federal Work Study Information, Handshake Tips & Tricks and a step-by-step guide on what to do once you’ve been hired. If you still can’t find an answer to your question, do not hesitate to email the Student Employment Office at: seo@bates.edu