Career Development Center

Careers That Make a Difference

Friday, March 4, 2016

Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor

Are you interested in doing an internship or getting a job with a nonprofit agency? Are you thinking about a career that helps promote the common good or solves real-world problems? If so, Careers That Make a Difference Day is the right event for you.

Students Resume Workshop

Join us for a resume workshop presented by on how to create a resume for nonprofit careers. This workshop will be held in the ICC in Case Center at 11 a.m. Please register on your My CDC Account.

Panel and Student Luncheon

Students please register using your My CDC Account. Registration is strongly recommended for the panel and student luncheon taking place from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., since food will need to be ordered based on attendance. Please see list of panelists below.

Please stop by to get your free professional Linkedin headshot!                       

3–4:30 p.m.

Career Fair

Students who register for the Career Fair (before the day of the event) and attend the event get a chance at winning some exciting prizes. A raffle will also be held at the event. Registration is recommended, but not required, for the afternoon Career Fair from 3 to 4:30 pm. Please see Career Fair participants below.

Career Fair Participants

Thank you for your interest in Skidmore's Careers That Make a Difference Day. Due to the limited space available, the event is by invitation only. In developing programs for Skidmore students, we carefully review the interests and outcomes of our current students to feature thoe programs that best fit their goals. To register, career fair participants will receive an invitation by email. Please contact Penny Loretto at or call 518-580-5790 for more information.

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Careers That Make a Difference Day Agenda

Please register on My CDC to participate in each of these events:

Nonprofit Resume Workshop: ICC, 11 a.m.

Victoria Crispo, content manager and college liaison,

Panel Presentation and Student Luncheon, Murray-Aikins, second floor, 1–2:30 p.m.

Eliot Cresswell, Peace Corps

Geraldine Gutierrez, Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Juanita Tabb, '15, TechGoesHome, Americorps

Juliet Ramirez, '13, M.Ed., Wheelock College, student success specialist

Max Yurenda, Double H Hole in the Woods Camp, Lake Luzerne

Natalie Alvarez, '11, MSW, MS, social worker, Bronx Lighthouse College Preparatory Academy

Phillip Morris, Proctors Theater, Schenectady

Rifat Filkins, Refugee and Immigration Center, Albany

Career Fair, Murray-Aikins, second floor, 3–4:30 p.m.

AHRC, Camp Anne

Alliance for Quality Education in New York (AQENY)

Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Camp Chingachgook

Camp Little Notch

Common Good Careers, Mass.

Double H Hole in the Woods Camp

Evocative Design

Girls Who Code

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Peace Corps

Refugee and Immigration Center

Saratoga Hospital

Uncommon Schools

US Committee for Refugees & Immigrants

VISTA, Siena's Vista Fellows Program