About the Career Development Center
The Career Development Center is conveniently located in Starbuck Center, Second Floor.
Career Counseling Appointments
Appointments are available for Skidmore students and alumni to meet with career counselors in-person or via phone/Skype. Please call us (518-580-5790) to set up an appointment.
APPOINTMENTS CANNOT BE SCHEDULED VIA E-MAIL.
Drop-Ins are held daily during the academic year from 2 - 4 p.m. in the Career Development Center.
Appointment vs. Drop-In
|Reason for Visit||Drop-In
|Career counseling: exploration of career options & direction||X|
|Writing a resume or cover letter||X|
|Resume or cover letter review||X|
|Graduate school application process||X|
|Conducting an internship / job search||X|
|Choosing a major or career||X|
|Interviewing tips / mock interviews||X|
|Networking tips / Career Advisor Network||X|
|Quick questions that can be addressed in less than 15 minutes||X|
2012—2013 Career Coach Roster
Career Coaches are junior and senior student leaders on-campus who provide support to students by assisting with career-related tasks, such as resume and cover letter reviews and e-reviews, networking practice, and career development programming in Residence Halls. These student leaders act as an example of effective career development. All Career Coaches undergo extensive training with Career Development Center staff, and serve to supplement services provided by counselors.
Skidmore's Career Development Center is committed to supporting all students and alumni through the creative process of integrating their liberal arts education and experiences into a satisfying career. In keeping with the College's founding principle of linking theoretical with applied learning, we help students and alumni develop self-knowledge, cultivate partnerships on and off-campus, prepare for experiential opportunities—such as internships, collaborative research, and community involvement—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.