Bowdoin Public Service Initiative

The Bowdoin Public Service Initiative provides programming and experiential opportunities for students to gain insight into the rewards and challenges of serving the common good through government agencies, political offices, and organizations affiliated with government function.
Introduction to Bowdoin Public Service, by Ambassador Thomas Pickering '53

Bowdoin Public Service in Washington

Open to 12 current sophomores, the program will explore government and public service work through a 7-week seminar series and week-long immersion trip to Washington, D.C. during the first week of spring break.

BPS Summer Fellowships

The Bowdoin Public Service Summer Fellowship program will offer up to twenty-three students with the chance to pursue a 10-week summer internship in the fields of government and public policy.

Bowdoin Public Service On-Campus Programming

Partnerships with academic departments and other campus affiliates to increase discussion around pathways in public service. Speakers, panels and symposia on topics in public policy.