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Career Development Center Resources for Pre-Health Students

Health Admissions Panel 2014

Career Shift
Register with your Skidmore email address

Gale Research Centers Directory
Log in with your Skidmore username and password, select “Advanced Search”

“For more than 45 years, Research Centers Directory (RCD) has chronicled the efforts of North America’s premier nonprofit research organizations. It is the only comprehensive guide to the programs, staffing, publications, and services of centers, laboratories, institutes, experiment stations, farms, research support facilities, technology transfer centers, think tanks, incubators, research parks, and more.”  

Gale Scholarships, Fellowships, & Loans
Log in with your Skidmore username and password, select “Advanced Search”

“Each edition of Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans provides details on more than 5,700 awards from 3,500 sponsoring organizations. Entries typically include sponsoring organization name; full contact information, including website and email address (where available); financial aid program statistics, including required level of study, type of assistance available, criteria for application, funds available and number of awards offered; and much more.”  

My Handshake Account
Log in with your Skidmore email address, select “forgot password”
(This password is automatically generated and it is NOT the same as your Skidmore password.  If you would like it to be the same as your Skidmore password, please reset it in the My Profile tab).

Career Advisor Network

To obtain the password, please call the Career Development Center at 518-580-5790.
Information is restricted to Skidmore students and alumni.
Search our online database of alumni and parents for names and contact information of people who have volunteered to answer your career-related questions. Keep in mind that this information is confidential and is only to be used for career information/job search purposes.

Please Note: The Career Advisor Network is an opt-in system; content is generated by profiles submissions filled out by Career Advisors. Profiles are updated when Career Advisors (a) submit a new registration, or (b) update their profile at College Events, such as Reunion.  

Skidmore College Career Connections LinkedIn Group

Currently, Skidmore has about 15,000 students and alumni on LinkedIn, and this group is one of many. Skidmore College Career Connections is a networking group for Skidmore students, alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and others affiliated with Skidmore managed by the Career Development Center.

Visit Us

The Career Development Center, 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 518-580-5790 to set up an appointment.

Daily Drop-Ins

Drop-ins are held daily during the academic year from 2 to 4 p.m. (M, T, W, F) and 2–3:30 p.m. (Th) in the Career Development Center, and in Lucy Scribner Library from 8 to 10 p.m. (M, T, W)
E-Resume review hours are held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday–Thursday. E-mail your resume or cover letter to: