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Career Development Center

Online Career Resoucres

Many of our online resources require passwords and/or contain firewalls. To access these resources off campus, login into your Handshake account, and search the Resource Library.

You can also access our Passwords for Resources for a complete list.

Living the Liberal Arts

  • See how alumni have made creative thought work for them! Explore each major below to learn how Skidmore alumni have bridged academics with career, within 6 months of graduating up to 25 years later.

My Plan

  • Online comprehensive self-assessment platform that helps students understand themselves and the career paths they may want to follow.

  • Obtain access code for your free assement on the Passwords for Resources list.

What Can I Do With This Major

  • Whether you’re exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this website will help you connect majors to careers. 

Career Shift

  • Online job/internship search platform with up-to-date contact information (including e-mail addresses) for millions of companies that records, saves, and stores your correspondence history automatically. 
  • Use your Skidmore e-mail address to create an account.

CEI Internships


GoinGlobal 

  • Helps job and internship seekers find opportunities both at home and abroad (40 countries worldwide)
  • Current Students: No password needed on campus.
  • Alumni: Gain access to GoinGlobal through Skidmore Connect

On Campus Employment

Resources for Finding Remote Work 

Internship Contacts in the Saratoga Region

Interviewing Guide

Networking & Informational Interviewing Guide


Big Interview

  • Use this interview prep tool to help you feel confident, prepared, and ready to give a solid interview.
  • Know what to expect, how to
    answer questions, and get immediate AI feedback.
  • Students and alumni should create an account using their @skidmore.edu/@alumni.skidmore.edu e-mail address to access the platform.

Case Interview Prep for Consulting Interviews - QUESTIONS

Case Interview Prep for Consulting Interviews - VIDEO VAULT

  • Consulting interview preparation that provides real cases to help you learn the quantitative skills necessary to nail the interview!
  • Students and alumni should create an account using their @skidmore.edu/@alumni.skidmore.edu e-mail address to access the platform.

Gale Research Centers Directory

  • Comprehensive guide to North America’s premier nonprofit research organizations. Information on each organization includes programs, staffing, and publications, as well as services of centers, laboratories, institutes, experiment stations, farms, research support facilities, technology transfer centers, think tanks, incubators, research parks, and more.
  • On-Campus: No password needed.
  • Off-Campus: Find login credentials on our Passwords for Resources list.

Vault - powered by Firsthand

  • Discover what it's like to work within an industry or company and how to position yourself to launch and build the career you want. Includes rankings, ratings, and reviews on thousands of top employers and internships.
  • Use your Skidmore e-mail address to create an account.

Spotlight on Careers

  • Written and maintained by career development professionals at selective liberal arts colleges around the country, Spotlight is available exclusively by subscription through college career centers. It includes sample employers in different industries, information on select jobs and internships, career-specific interview tips and resume advice, and guidance on graduate schools relevant to different careers.  
  • Find login credentials on our Passwords for Resources list.

Glassdoor.com

NACE Salary Calculator