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  • CDC+Logo
    Students have the ability to customize and receive job alert notifications when new jobs (or internships, fellowships, etc.) match their search criteria in Handshake. Learn how to take advantage of this feature and help Handshake work for you!
    Jul 28 2020
  • All+hands+in.
    As you navigate your individual career journeys you may come across a dilemma: How do I know if this workplace will be a good fit for me? Since you will presumably spend a significant amount of time in this space, it is natural to be curious about whether your identities – individually and collectively – are valued, supported, and embraced by your employer. Although there is never a way to be 100% certain a position will be a perfect fit, the CDC's Soha Jafarzade offers four tips to b help avoid some potential negative experiences.
    Jun 15 2020
  • Class+of+2020+Banner
    A letter from the Career Development Center to the Class of 2020 during unprecedented times.
    May 10 2020
  • Monica+Andrews
    In addition to applying to paid opportunities, students might consider supplementing their summer experiences with community service. Volunteering can be a great way for you to learn about yourself, boost your resume, expand your network, and stand out in future application processes. Students can also hone communication and problem solving skills, gain cultural competence, and create positive change in the world. Sounds pretty good, right? Future employers and graduate schools will think so too. Knowing where to find community service projects, particularly in the COVID-19 era, can be a challenge. However, many organizations are sharing ways for volunteers to help on a remote basis.
    May 4 2020
  • Student+working+remotely.
    Due to COVID-19, the world of internships and jobs has changed dramatically. Coupled with advances in technology, employers are offering more remote internship and job opportunities than ever before. This article features tips on ways to make your remote experience a success.
    Apr 27 2020
  • Career+Development+Center+logo
    In the past decade, there has been a rise in remote job and internship opportunities. At Skidmore, 200+ remote job and internship opportunities have already been posted on Handshake.
    Apr 20 2020

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