Bowdoin College Overview

  • www.bowdoin.edu
  • Brunswick, ME
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 1794
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Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, staff, and students; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to ...
Mission: To be at home in all lands and all ages; To count Nature a familiar acquaintance, and Art an intimate friend; To gain a standard for the appreciation of others' work And the criticism of your own; To carry the keys of the world's library in your pocket, And feel its ...

Bowdoin College Reviews

4.4
78%
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71%
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Clayton S. Rose
Clayton S. Rose
27 Ratings
14 Jan 2021
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"Warm and Welcoming"

Current Employee - Associate Director, Career Services in Brunswick, ME
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Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Bowdoin College full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Warm, friendly, welcoming environment, well-meaning and accomplished students

Cons

Low performance expectations vs. private sector
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Diversity & Inclusion at Bowdoin College

4.5
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Bowdoin College Interviews

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    straightforward process. HR was helpful. Phone interview and then brought on campus maybe a week or two later. A full day on campus of interviews with many campus partners in the division. Everyone was nice.
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Company Updates

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Bowdoin College

29 Apr 2019

Bowdoin College's 'Maine' Page highlights the local spots near campus that students, faculty, and staff can ALL AGREE are places to check out! What's your favorite? Did it make the list?

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We put together an Instagram Story highlighting some great places in downtown Brunswick just a walk away from campus! Here's a few of the top choices. Have any other recommendations, Polar Bears?

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Bowdoin College

22 Apr 2019

Happy Earth Day! Did you know that Bowdoin College has an Office of Sustainability? It's a core value that is seen in the operational decision-making all across campus! Here are some of our initiatives... +Waste reduction through our Composite and Food Waste Program, Zero-Sort Recycling Program, and the Give and Go Program. +Dining Services encourage best practices like local and organic purchasing, reusable to-go packaging, composting, and recycling. We love getting a discount just for using the eco-containers! +Energy Conservation - Implemented the Lucid Building Dashboard in over 50 buildings across campus +Green Buildings - Incorporated the LEED process into all new buildings with a strong focus on reducing energy use. +Landscape Planning and Maintenance - 205 acres of campus grounds, approx. 40 acres of athletic fields, 35 acres of lawns and gardens, and many acres of forests, including the hiking trails in the Bowdoin Pines, and the Coastal Studies Center. +Green Transportation - Alternative transportation that includes Zip Car memberships and the Bike Share Program.

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Bowdoin College Awards & Accolades

  • Best Campus Food (Ranked #2)Princeton Review2018

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