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Found 160 of over 176 reviews
4.5
96% Recommend to a Friend
94% Approve of CEO

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Barn Help Skidmore College

    Jan 8, 2023 - Horse Groom 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Very friendly environment. Eager to help students learn about barn management under supervision. Taught me new skills for working at a barn. Flexible hours.

    Cons

    Nothing to comment for cons.

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Good place to work

    Jan 27, 2023 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The staff at the college is very friendly

    Cons

    The campus is rather small compared to other colleges

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Human Resources Support to Staff & Students

    Dec 13, 2022 - Employment Coordinator in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great hours, loved working with the Chairs, Directors and managers supporting their hiring needs.

    Cons

    Pay was ok, could have been better.

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Enriching experience that hones transferable skills

    Nov 14, 2022 - Writing Center Tutor in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Inviting work environment that fosters connection and support. Fulfilling to assist students and makes you a better listener, note-taker, and writer. In-person and online modes of tutoring allow for accessibility and flexibility. Central location on campus (library). Excellent scheduling software.

    Cons

    Tutors' two-hour shifts must start on even hours. Limited availability on Fridays and Saturdays.

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  6. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Okay, not the best

    Jan 9, 2023 - Student Ambassador in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Helps pay work study for college expenses

    Cons

    Low pay for a lot of effort

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Enjoyed working for business department

    Nov 15, 2022 - Student Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great people, Terri is the best

    Cons

    Could have used more hours

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Skidmore part time

    Nov 5, 2022 - Graduate Student 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great people and great experience

    Cons

    Bad weather, very cold during winter

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Well-Balanced for Students

    Oct 17, 2022 - Student Worker 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - Time commitment is balanced with classes - Learn real-world skills

    Cons

    Wage cap for students who are not seniors.

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Welcoming place to work

    Oct 3, 2022 - Student Worker 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling for student work study

    Cons

    Can't think of any really

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  11. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Punch the clock - good for what it was

    Oct 31, 2022 - Administrative Assistant in Saratoga Springs, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Location, location, location, location, location

    Cons

    Privilege, clueless children pretending to be adults. Faculty in la-la-land but paid lots of money for nothing.

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Skidmore College has an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5, based on over 176 reviews left anonymously by employees. 96% of employees would recommend working at Skidmore College to a friend and 94% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 9% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Skidmore College employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Skidmore College. This rating has decreased by -9% over the last 12 months.

96% of Skidmore College employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Skidmore College 4.4 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.3 for culture and values and 3.8 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Skidmore College to be career development, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be diversity and inclusion, management, culture.

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