Career Development Center


Skidmore's Career Development Center is committed to supporting all students and alumni develop self-knowledge, cultivate partnerships, and manage their careers proactively.

We encourage students to build skills and participate in engaged liberal learning practices early in their Skidmore experience, and we offer guidance to both students and alumni in forging meaningful careers for a world of rapid change.

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Sign up for Career Jam 2015

Career Jam is a partnership of the Career Development Center (CDC), the Parents Council, and Alumni Affairs.  Now in its seventh year, Career Jam is the largest and most diverse on-campus networking event for students. We are now seeking alumni, parents, and friends of the College to participate and share career information with Skidmore students. Please sign up below. 

Interested? Read more about last year's Career Jam here.

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NEW! The West Coast Film Industry / Theater Internship Award ‘15

This new award will be given to a Skidmore student who either has already established or procures an internship in film studies or theater for summer 2015. The award gives preference to theater and film industry internships, to support students who are seeking opportunities in the Film Studies or Theater Industry on the West Coast. […]

Letters from Law School Presents: Mock Law School Class

FRI, April 24, 3-4 PM, Zankel 214 The Skidmore Pre-Law Society in collaboration with the Career Development Center presents a Mock Law School Class. Learn what it takes to be in law school by attending this mock session. Featuring: Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Professor of Law, Villanova University School of Law Questions? Contact Shannon […]

Ever wanted to learn about careers in the theater?

Living the Liberal Arts in Theater Program Panelists will be on hand to discuss their Skidmore experience and their career pursuits after graduation. A Q & A and informal mingling with panelists will follow.. The Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater, Saturday, April 18, 4:00 – 5:30 PM. Come join us for this fun & informative program. […]



Creative Thought Works

Nick Merrill ’05

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Nick Merrill '05 travelled with Hillary Clinton at the Department of State, served as her press secretary when she departed, and continues to wield significant influence on the former Secretary's communications strategy in her current presidential bid. More

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