See how Skidmore alumni are putting creative thought to work in their fields, their passions and the world in which we live.
The rules of the media industry are ever-changing. It's likely your future job does not exist yet. Embrace disruption and plan for flexibility in response to the unexpected. When making career decisions, think about your next jump. Put yourself in situations that lead to many alternative futures.
主要: 环境研究与科学, 西班牙语
Internships are a great way to learn about specific jobs and organizations, but also a good way to build your credentials and network. An internship can be an entry point to a great and competitive company or a launching pad to your dream job.
Do your best to get work experience as early and often as possible. Don’t worry too much about whether or not your first job is directly related to what you want to do further down the line, especially if you’re not even sure what that is yet. A seemingly low-level position can have a lot of room for growth and new experiences.
Don't worry if you don't feel like you know what you want to do right away, or even for a long time -- try different things until you find something that energizes you. Take your time, I certainly took mine. More important than deciding quickly on a career is deciding well, and a willingness to repeat the process when, 不可避免地, you grow and change and your interests and needs change with you.
艺术家s play a critical role in communicating climate change, arguably the most important challenge we face as a global community. I have dedicated my career to translating and illuminating scientists' warnings and statistics into an accessible medium—a level that is perhaps deeper than scientific facts can penetrate.
Take the pressure off of figuring out what your life's purpose is and just start trying new things that might make you happy. 我学会了写博客, 弄清楚如何销售产品, foster my love of making things with my hands, 并最终, 开始我的公司, without the pressure of "being in the real world" yet.
主要: 数学, 管理和业务
Don't be afraid of unconventional career paths. 因为你班上的大多数同学, friends or family work in a certain industry does not mean you have to. Combining your interests is easier than you might think. If you work hard and put yourself out there, you'll meet the right people to help you along the way.