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Skidmore College
Career Development Center

Careers that make a difference

2018 Date TBA

Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor

Are you interested in doing an internship or getting a job with a nonprofit agency? Are you thinking about a career that helps promote the common good or solves real-world problems? If so, Careers That Make a Difference Day is the right event for you.

Please register on Handshake to participate in each of these events:

Careers That Make a Difference Day agenda 

Career fair, Murray-Aikins, second floor, 3:30–5 p.m.

Panel presentation and student dinner, Murray-Aikins, second floor, 5–6:30 p.m.

Skidmore Students:

Career Fair

Students who register for the Career Fair (before the day of the event) and attend the event get a chance at winning some exciting prizes. A raffle will also be held at the event. Registration is recommended, but not required, for the afternoon Career Fair from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Please see current list of Career Fair participants below (more to be added).

  • AIM Services
  • Backstretch Employee Training Team (BEST) at Saratoga Race Course
  • Camp Abilities
  • Double H Ranch
  • The Hyde Collection
  • National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
  • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
  • The Red Cross
  • Saratoga National Historical Park
  • Shelters of Saratoga
  • Success Academies
  • Saratoga Hospital
  • Silver Bay
  • Uncommon Schools
  • Universal Preservation Hall
  • U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigration
  • Washington County Grasslands IBA
  • Wellspring Cares
  • Yaddo

Panel and student dinner

Students please register using your Handshake. Registration is strongly recommended for the panel and student dinner taking place from 5 to 6:30 p.m., since food will need to be ordered based on attendance. Please see list of panelists below.

  • Honorable Christina Ryba, NYS Supreme Court
  • Amy O'Leary, Strategies for Children
  • Olivia Frank, Quaker Volunteer Service
  • Mark Quandt, Food Bank of NENY

Career Fair participants:

Thank you for your interest in Skidmore's Careers That Make a Difference Day. Due to the limited space available, the event is by invitation only. In developing programs for Skidmore students, we carefully review the interests and outcomes of our current students to feature those programs that best fit their goals. To register, career fair participants will receive an invitation by email. Please contact Penny Loretto at or call 518-580-5790 for more information.

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