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Inclement Weather Update

Due to current weather conditions, Skidmore College will suspend operations Sunday, January 20, 2019.

Residence halls and the dining hall will remain open for students on campus and those who are able to return to campus on Sunday. However, all other scheduled activities have been cancelled.

Essential staff should report as scheduled. Facilities Services will continue to work throughout the storm. Read more at

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What Can I Do With This Major?

Considering a major? Check out some popular career options to help guide your decision.

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O*NET Online

Maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor, O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.

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Payscale is the world's largest online salary database. Payscale offers the following list of topics:

  • How to evaluate competing job offers
  • How to start the salary negotiation conversation: Salary negotiation scripts
  • Salary negotiation for introverts
  • How to bounce back from rejection
  • What HR wishes you knew about salary negotiation

Career Field Exploration


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Living the Liberal Arts

Explore the links between liberal learning during college years and postgraduate professional opportunities, advanced education, and career development. Log in using your Skidmore username and password.

Living the Liberal Arts


Spotlight on Careers

Check out Spotlight on Careers, a collaborative project involving more than 30 colleges and universities. Each institution is responsible for a single field, and seeks to identify as many quality informational sites relevant to that field as possible.

Spotlight on Careers



Vault provides detailed information on nearly 5,000 companies in more than 120 industries. Vault also provides extensive information on more than 840 professions. This includes education requirements, skill requirements, salaries, advancement prospects, and more.