Bardians at Work

Bardians are everywhere.

Whether working in Annandale or Berlin, in sustainable agriculture or in a tech startup, our community is making a difference. Bard faculty, staff, students, and alumni/ae are changing the way the world works, taking Bard's commitment to innovation and engagement worldwide. Being a Bardian means having an impact, wherever you may be and whatever type of work you're called to do. Look for members of the Bard community. You'll find us in your favorite films, your most ambitious business ventures, and your most innovative educational institutions.

Career Development on Campus and Beyond

Bard supports students' professional development during their years in Annandale and after graduation. The Career Development Office offers a range of internship and job resources, and hosts events that connect students with various professions, alumni/ae, and employers. Bard Works is an intensive, weeklong program for juniors and seniors at Bard College that prepares them for work after graduation. The Center for Civic Engagement helps students secure internships, find service-learning opportunities, and design their own projects.
Photo by Scott Barrow
Photo by Scott Barrow

Our Faculty at Work

Bringing the Real World into the Classroom

Bard's distinguished faculty are practitioners at the top of their fields. As they make their mark in the performing arts, literature, the sciences, politics, and elsewhere, they bring real-world practice back into the classroom.
Psychology Professor Frank Oja leads a class discussion in a basement classroom in Tewksbury, 1965.
Psychology Professor Frank Oja leads a class discussion in a basement classroom in Tewksbury, 1965.

Bard at Work: A Visual History

Visit the Bard College Digital Archives

Discover a collection of black and white images showing Bardians at work from the 1940s through the 1980s. These striking selections form a picture of Bard history in the classroom and beyond. Bard life spans social action to laboratory science and army drills to studio arts and much more.

News & Notes