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Skidmore College Reviews

Updated April 11, 2019
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Pros
  • "Interesting people, good managers, understanding of work/life balance" (in 4 reviews)

  • "Saratoga Springs is a great place to live" (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "no cons that I can currently think of, other than you really have to buckle down on time management skills" (in 5 reviews)

  • "Minimum wage, lots of variation for different jobs (even within one department)" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing job for student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible work hours and friendly coworkers

    Cons

    none for me to speak of


  2. "Tang Museum"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Gallery Monitor in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Former Employee - Gallery Monitor in Saratoga Springs, NY

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

    Pros

    High salary for the level of work required, often lots of downtime to read

    Cons

    Can feel looked down upon by regular museum staff and visitors

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Coordinator in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - generous time off including a 2 week winter break around the holidays
    - great benefits
    - laid back, comfortable environment

    Cons

    Honestly can't think of anything


  4. "Good work environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Skidmore College part-time

    Pros

    Salary is higher than most

    Cons

    No real issues to report


  5. "Summer Research"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    People are fun and engaging!

    Cons

    can be a bit slow sometimes


  6. "dining hall"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    nice people, friendly, learned a lot

    Cons

    none, there were no cons


  7. "Staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Skidmore College full-time

    Pros

    Health insurance
    The students
    Vacation/holiday time (2 week paid holiday time between Christmas and New Years, plus 4 weeks regular vacation time)

    Cons

    Pay is below peer schools
    Faculty-staff relationship

  8. "SAS Ambassador"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Skidmore College part-time

    Pros

    Nice culture, flexible working hour

    Cons

    It can be boring sometimes


  9. "Worst ever"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Skidmore College full-time

    Pros

    interesting exhibitions at the museum

    Cons

    horrible people allowed to terrorize underlings

    Advice to Management

    don't allow abuse to continue


  10. "Great Campus Job"

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    Former Employee - Crafter
    Former Employee - Crafter
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, you could come and go whenever you had time

    Cons

    None that I found during my time there