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Career Development Center

Careers That Make a Difference Day 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

Nametags

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

On the day of the Career Fair

directions  Campus Map

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.

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

3–3:30 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 and student dinner

4:30–5 p.m.: Check in
5–6:30 p.m.: Panel and student dinner 
6:30 p.m.: Dinner for panelists in Murray Aikins Dining Hall, first floor 

*Skidmore Dining Services won the gold medal at the sixth annual ACF-Sanctioned Culinary Competition for the fourth year in a row (2017).  

To change or cancel your registration

Please contact Penny Loretto, ploretto@skidmore.edu, or call 518-580-5790.

Lodging

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
    518-584-2100

Local Restaurants

  • Forno Bistro (0.8 miles)
    541 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
    518-581-2401
  • Jacob and Anthony’s (1.1 miles)
    38 High Rock Avenue, Saratoga Springs
    518-871-1600
  • Olde Bryan Inn (0.7 miles)
    123 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs
    518-587-2990
  • Wheatfields (1 mile)
    440 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
    518-587-0534
  • Druthers (1.2 miles)
    381 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
    518-306-5275

Sandwiches

  • The Bread Basket Bakery (1.4 miles) (lunch only)
    65 Spring Street, Saratoga Springs
    518-587-4233
  • Putnam Market (1 mile)
    435 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
    518-587-3663
  • Panera Bread (3 miles) (Near Exit 15)
    3070 New York 50, Wilton
    518-226-0095

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