Bowdoin students go everywhere. And CXD is here to help you discover the opportunities and define your own path.
CXD’s goal is to help you define your personal career path by first helping you identify your interests, skills, and values. Then, we provide the industry know-how to pursue the careers of your choosing. Explore the wide range of career fields that our advisors are prepared to help you navigate and secure.
Careers in the arts and creative fields are dynamic, purposeful, and rewarding. Whether you pursue music, studio art, dance, theater, fashion or design—or you pursue art administration or museum and gallery work, CXD can help you get there.
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Each year, nearly 30 percent of Bowdoin graduates pursue careers in business. But what the heck is business? CXD can help you decipher which roles and industries best match your skills, interests, and values.
Explore Communications and Marketing Careers
Bowdoin graduates pursue opportunities in public relations, journalism, advertising, and publishing and careers in film, television, and media. The opportunities are wide-ranging and cross every sector, both private and public.
Consultants advise companies, nonprofits, and government agencies on how to solve their most important challenges.
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From classroom instruction to higher education administration to corporate training and development to coaching and tutoring, education is one of the most popular career fields that Bowdoin students pursue.
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With Bowdoin’s commitment to carbon neutrality, reducing waste, and providing a multidisciplinary approach to environmental education, it is no wonder that so many students choose to pursue careers in the environmental sector after graduation.
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Whether you want to invest in new businesses or help a client plan for retirement, finance and insurance are wide-ranging and rewarding sectors. Bowdoin graduates possess both the analytical and communication skills to thrive in finance and insurance.
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Explore Government, Law, and Policy Careers
Bowdoin has a long history of alumni entering government and other public service sectors, working in law, and entering policy career paths. Whatever your interests in government, law, and policy, CXD can help you get there.
Whether you want to treat patients, conduct clinical research, manage a health care organization, develop health care policy, or conduct public health—CXD can help you define your path in health care.
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Do you have an interest in a career that promotes a social cause while providing a public benefit? Or are you looking to have an impact on individuals or a community? Consider opportunities in the nonprofit and social impact sector.
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If you are interested in uncovering new ways to understand the universe, or in thinking of ways to apply new knowledge to solve problems and improve lives, then consider a career in science and research.
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From developing and improving new products to helping tech companies achieve business goals to thinking about safety and ethical use of new inventions and services, Bowdoin graduates thrive in the tech sector.
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