During your studies, you’ll photograph your work and create a portfolio. Your portfolio, along with connections you’ll make during field trips and through Student Services, will help you find employment opportunities once you’ve graduated. Our Bookbinding graduates work in a wide variety of careers in binderies and conservation labs.

Our graduates work in reputable institutions such as:

  • Universities such as Harvard, Columbia, Michigan State, Indiana University, Duke, Texas A&M, UCLA, and UC Berkeley
  • US National Archives and Records Administration
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Boston Athenaeum
  • National Park Service
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Boston Public Library
  • Huntington Library
  • Rare Book School
  • Winterthur / University of Delaware


Contact Rob O'Dwyer, Director of Admissions, at 617-227-0155 x111 or
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Natalie Naor

So much time at the bench allowed me to really work through what we learned from our instructor and the conventions of my craft, make the mistakes I needed to make and learn from, and experiment.

Natalie Naor BB ’17