Monthly Archives: April 2015

NEW! The West Coast Film Industry / Theater Internship Award ‘15

This new award will be given to a Skidmore student who either has already established or procures an internship in film studies or theater for summer 2015. The award gives preference to theater and film industry internships, to support students who are seeking opportunities in the Film Studies or Theater Industry on the West Coast. […] Continue reading

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Letters from Law School Presents: Mock Law School Class

FRI, April 24, 3-4 PM, Zankel 214 The Skidmore Pre-Law Society in collaboration with the Career Development Center presents a Mock Law School Class. Learn what it takes to be in law school by attending this mock session. Featuring: Louis J. Sirico, Jr., Professor of Law, Villanova University School of Law www1.villanova.edu/villanova/law/academics/faculty/Facultyprofiles/LouisJSirico.html Questions? Contact Shannon […] Continue reading

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JOB POSTINGS – Now hiring people who want to change the world.

  Image Credit Nathan Stephans on Flickr.  CC BY-SA 2.0. Some Rights Reserved. Link to original. I’m not kidding. In the Data Visualization and Mapping Center (Library 227) we take that seriously. We know that to change the world, we need to make informed decisions. We know that to make good decisions, you need to communicate your data effectively. The best way to communicate your data effectively is to visualize it and present it in a compelling way to your audience. We have three openings currently posted for jobs relating to the Center. 1) Summer position: Summer Instructional Technology Assistant – GIS Hours: This SUMMER 8:30AM to 4:30PM, Monday through Friday Pay: $13/hour Contact: Apply online at the link above Description: The individual in this position will assist with hands on mapping and data visualization related activities, in the field as well as working with web-based mapping platforms, such as ArcGIS Online and CartoDB. They will also be involved with data collection (Fulcrum), backing up data, digitizing instructional materials, and assisting with GIS analysis. The ideal candidate may also have WordPress, Adobe design experience, and some applied web-based programming experience. The ability to communicate with people of varying levels of technical […] Continue reading

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Create Maps With ArcGIS Online

Come learn how to get started with ArcGIS Online! Here’s a link to the facebook event to let us know you are coming. Continue reading

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Ever wanted to learn about careers in the theater?

Living the Liberal Arts in Theater Program Panelists will be on hand to discuss their Skidmore experience and their career pursuits after graduation. A Q & A and informal mingling with panelists will follow.. The Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater, Saturday, April 18, 4:00 – 5:30 PM. Come join us for this fun & informative program. […] Continue reading

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Is interviewing for a job or internship worrying to you?

Interview Prep Workshop, Wednesday, April 15, 6:00 to 7:00 in Bolton 100 Learn how to ace your job or internship interview! What types of questions do employers ask? How do you talk about yourself in a way that impresses an employer? What is a “behavioral question” anyway? Hear advice from fellow students and Career Center […] Continue reading

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Spring Workshops at the Skidmore Data Visualization and Mapping Center announced!

  It’s that time of year! The birds are flying north, the grass is getting greener, and the our Spring workshops are in full bloom! All workshops are held in the GIS Center on the second floor of the library, room 227. If you see a workshop you like, please sign up here and let us know. If that workshop hasn’t been posted as an event yet, like the page and you will see the event announcement as the date gets closer. Mappy Spring! Continue reading

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Humanitarian Mapping Workshop this week!

Come learn how to do some remote mapping that makes a difference with Joh and Themba. Here’s the FB event for this student to student workshop and if you want to learn more on your own, check out our site gisforhumanity for some guidance on getting started. Continue reading

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Interview Prep Workshop

Learn how to ace your job or internship interview! What types of questions do employers ask? How do you talk about yourself in a way that impresses an employer? What is a “behavioral question” anyway? Hear advice from fellow students and Career Center staff about what to expect and how to prepare for an interview. […] Continue reading

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