Career Development Center

Careers That Make a Difference Participant Information

Welcome to Skidmore College’s Careers That Make A Difference Career Fair

Before the Career Fair:

Sending Materials

If you need to ship materials ahead of time, please notify us (we have limited space) and send to the following address: Career Development Center, Starbuck Center, Skidmore College, 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. 


Please consider bringing a nametag from your organization, if you have one available. 

On the Day of the Career Fair:


Parking: Upon entering campus, please proceed to the right and follow Perimeter Road.  Palamountain Lot will be on your left-hand side. No parking sticker is needed, but you must park legally (not in the fire lane, etc.) It’s a short walk to Murray-Aikins Dining Hall.

Campus Map: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall (#23)

Computers/Internet Access: We arranged for wireless Internet access on the day of the Career Fair. We will share the login and password with you when you get here. Power outlets will be available on a limited basis. If you plan on using a computer, please charge your laptop before the event. 

Important Times

Career Fair

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.           Set up and check in for Career Fair

3:30 p.m.                    Career Fair opens to students

5:00 p.m.                    Career Fair ends

Panel & Student Dinner

4:30 - 5:00 p.m.           Check in

5:00 - 6:30 p.m.           Panel and Student Dinner 

6:30 p.m.                    Dinner for panelists in Murray Aikins Dining Hall, 1st Floor 

*  Skidmore Dining Services is the Gold Medal winner at the 6th annual ACF Sanctioned Culinary Competition for the fourth year in a row (2017).  

To Change or Cancel Your Registration

Please contact Penny Loretto,, or call (518) 580-5790.


For those of you who are staying overnight, the following are common choices for our guests:

Courtyard by Marriott
518-226-0538 / 800-321-2211 *Complimentary USA Today and coffee        

Saratoga Hilton
518-693-1005 / 518-693-1018      

Hampton Inn & Suites

 Local Restaurants

Forno Bistro (0.8 miles)
541 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY

Jacob and Anthony’s (1.1 miles)
38 High Rock Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY

Olde Bryan Inn (0.7 miles)
123 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY

Wheatfields (1 mile)
440 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY

Druthers (1.2 miles)
381 Broadway, Saratoga Springs


The Bread Basket Bakery (1.4 miles) (lunch only)
65 Spring Street, Saratoga Springs, NY

Putnam Market (1 mile)
435 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY

Panera Bread (3 miles) (Near Exit 15)
3070 New York 50, Saratoga Springs, NY

 Fast Food

Burger King (2.5 miles)
3004 New York 50, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Chipotle Mexican Grill (2.5 miles)
3057 New York Route 50, Saratoga Springs, NY

Five Guys Burgers & Fries (2.6 miles)
3057 New York Route 50, Saratoga Springs, NY

McDonald’s (1.6 miles)
197 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY

Subway (1.6 miles)
170 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY