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Updated December 1, 2017
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  • no cons that I can currently think of, other than you really have to buckle down on time management skills (in 3 reviews)

  • faculty (which students don't like either) (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Caterer in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Former Employee - Caterer in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Skidmore College full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The pay isn't much because you are a student but the people are nice and great!

    Cons

    The pay isn't much because you are a student. There isn't much opportunity to grow either.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work :-)


  2. "Closed community"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Skidmore College full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Saratoga Springs is a great place to live.

    Cons

    Not progressive. Difficult to be promoted if not from the area and/or not part of the dominant culture.

  3. "Research Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Skidmore College full-time

    Pros

    Work with professors, interesting projects

    Cons

    A bit sheltered, sometimes boring

    Advice to Management

    Great job!


  4. "Studen"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Skidmore College full-time

    Pros

    Small Classes,great professors, relaxing environment

    Cons

    A noticeable divide between atheltes and non athletes


  5. "Summer Operations and Residential Assisant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Skidmore College part-time

    Pros

    Diverse group of summer guest the use campus facilities

    Cons

    Some guests have cumbersome requests


  6. "It's Good"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Skidmore College (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work environment, sense of community

    Cons

    poor communication on occasion, could be better pay


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Communications Dept."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I worked with a great team to produce video content for the communications department at the college - there was great attention to detail, and I worked with a great team.

    Cons

    Sometimes the work schedule was a bit hectic

  8. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Skidmore College full-time

    Pros

    Small classes, great professors, relaxing environment

    Cons

    Very competitive, environment not always conducive for studying


  9. "dhall worker"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Skidmore College part-time

    Pros

    great people, good environment, resourceful

    Cons

    min wage, odd hours, not enough work

    Advice to Management

    provide more things for workers to do


  10. "Student Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Supervisor in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Current Employee - Student Supervisor in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Skidmore College (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, work around your class schedule

    Cons

    Held to more responsibilities than in job description


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