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Career Center
4140 Mayflower Hill
(207) 859-4140
Employment Services?
Placement Services?
Other Career Services
  • Alumni networking
  • Consortia programs
  • Interviewing workshops
  • Job and internship databases
  • Mock interviews
  • On-campus employer information sessions
  • On-campus recruiting
  • Participant in the Liberal Arts Career NetWORK
  • Resume and cover letter critiques
  • Self-assessments
Best Student Jobs On Campus
  • Library
  • Research assistant
  • IT Services
Worst Student Jobs On Campus
Dining hall
Advice on Finding a Job/Internship
Career Services can help with everything from finding a summer job to finding a career after college. Colby doesn't have any pre-med, pre-law, or business majors, but if you're looking into a future in those fields, Career Services tends to be very helpful. There's an extensive career services library with lots of books about lots of subjects, and the counselors and faculty tend to be more than willing to talk to the students. While there are services for freshmen and sophomores, Career Services do tend to cater to the upperclassmen a bit more. A great tool for finding a job or internship is eRecruiting, which is especially good for summer jobs. It's a database with job and internship listings, and even if it can't help you find the perfect employment, it can at least give you some fresh ideas. Start going to the Career Services office as a freshman; they'll send you a few e-mails and things, but as a youngster, they won't pursue you too actively. Go to résumé writing and interviewing workshops because they're ridiculously helpful.

Student Polls

How helpful is the career center in helping students find jobs or internships?    Based on 29 responses

  • 79% Very helpful. They help you find jobs/internships and provide lots of tools and workshops.
  • 10% Somewhat helpful. The career center offers resources but not much individual attention.
  • 3% Somewhat ineffective. There are some resources, but you're pretty much on your own.
  • 7% Totally ineffective. They make little or no effort to help you find a job/internship.

How strong is the alumni network at your school?    Based on 28 responses

  • 54% Very strong. Alumni are involved in lots of events and do a lot of campus recruiting.
  • 32% Somewhat strong. There are some events and you can connect with alumni if you want.
  • 7% Somewhat weak. There are a few alumni events but no real connection with alumni.
  • 7% Almost non-existent. After graduation, alumni have little or no affiliation with the school.
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