Bowdoin College

About Bowdoin College

Bowdoin College is a highly selective liberal arts college, enrolling approximately 1,800 students. Through a need-blind admissions policy, the College meets 100% of students’ demonstrated financial need with no loans. 32% of students identify as students of color, an additional 5% are international, and 45% receive financial aid. Bowdoin is a dynamic living and learning community committed to fostering pluralism, building intentional community, and nurturing a commitment to the common good.
The College seeks academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff, welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds, and/or who have experience working collaboratively with diverse populations. Bowdoin is set in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. Brunswick, a town of 22,000 residents, brings together elements of both city and country living including cultural offerings, a variety of restaurants, and four season activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Bowdoin’s historic 215-acre campus, comprising 120+ buildings, is a brief walk to downtown Brunswick, and is 25 miles from Portland and about 120 miles from Boston.


Independant Summer Research fellow

June 2023 - August 2023 Montpellier, Hérault
“The Summer Research fellowships are such an incredible opportunity to be able to devote time to a subject of importance / passion with the financial support of the college. These summers are not only interesting but also put you in a position to advance your research to an Independent study, and Honors thesis, or even provide material for graduate school applications / grants.”

Sociology Research Assistant

May 2023 - August 2023 Bowdoin, ME
“I like the fact that I was able to research Brazil and the systematic racism that divides the country. The research had flexible hours as well as interesting primary sources. ”
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