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Skidmore College
Career Development Center

Meet Our Staff

Kim Crabbe

Kim manages the direction and scope of services for the Career Development Center to best help students and alumni successfully navigate their career paths. Contact Kim if you are interested in careers in Business and Finance.

Pam Fisher, Employer Relations Director
Pam Fisher
Associate Director of Employer Outreach and Strategic Communications
pfisher@skidmore.edu
518-580-8265
 

Pam works with employers to bring recruitment initiatives to Skidmore, and manages communications within the Career Development Center.  Contact Pam if you are an organization interested in on-campus recruitment, or working with Skidmore to share job or internship opportunities.

Soha Jafarzade

Soha Jafarzade 

Sands Family Foundation Assistant Director of Diversity Career Development

Government & Law Community

sjafarza@skidmore.edu

518-580-5796
 

Soha specializes in working within diverse populations (domestic students of color, LGBTQ+, first generation and international), from connecting students to opportunities that support their career goals to networking with alumni. Soha also specializes in Government & Law. Contact Soha to learn more.

Megan Jackson

Megan Jackson
Associate Director,

Still Deciding Community

mjackson@skidmore.edu
518-580-5797

 

Megan specializes in career exploration and undeclared students. Contact Megan if you need to learn more aboutmajors and careers, or getting started on your career development.

Penny Loretto

Penny Loretto 
Associate Director,

Social Impact & Education Community
ploretto@skidmore.edu
518-580-5795

 

Penny works primarily with students interested in careers in social impact and education.  If you are a student interested in careers in human services, nonprofits, NGOs, earth & environmental sciences, sustainability, mental health, psychology, social work or teaching, please contact Penny to make an appointment.

Amy Mangiaracina

Amy Mangiaracina
Coordinator of the Summer Experience Fund

amangiaracina@skidmore.edu
518-580-5790

 

Amy coordinates the annual Summer Experience Fund award program, and works closely with students to access needed funds to complete unpaid summer experiences such as internships, volunteer opportunities, research assignments, and more.  Contact Amy if you have questions regarding the Skidmore Summer Experience Fund program.

Shannon Rodriguez

Shannon Rodriguez
Associate Director,

Health & Biomedical Sciences Community
srodrigu@skidmore.edu
518-580-5794

 

Shannon specializes in working with students and alumni interested in health & biomedical sciences.  She is also a member of the Health Professions Advisory Committee (HPAC).  Contact Shannon if you are exploring careers in these areas, need help with your internship or job search, or are pursuing graduate or professional study.

Lauren Sisson

Lauren Sisson
Associate Director,

Arts, Communications & Media Community
lsisson@skidmore.edu
518-580-5793

 

Lauren Sisson specializes in working with people interested in pursuing careers in the arts, design, media and communications fields.  She also works closely with the office of Alumni Relations to ensure alumni receive access to our office and services for life.  Contact Lauren if you are interested in these fields or are an alum looking to utilize the CDC resources.

Ali Stidd

Alison Stidd
Operations Assistant for Recruitment
astidd@skidmore.edu
518-580-8265
 

Ali assists employers with coordinating details of recruitment initiatives and manages planning of Skidmore Recruitment Day. She also prepares job and internship opportunities on Handshake. Contact Ali  if you would like to recruit with Skidmore.

Nicole Todd
Nicole Todd
Staff Assistant, Database & Website Coordinator

ntodd@skidmore.edu
518-580-5791
 
Nicole oversees the Career Development Center's daily office operations and our student Career Development Ambassadors. She also manages the CDC databases, including Handshake and the Career Advisor Network. Nicole assists in CDC Signature Event planning and implementation. Contact Nicole if you have questions about the resources and events offered by the CDC.