We are currently operating on a hybrid schedule.You can find us in-person in Parrish 135 Mondays through Fridays from 8:30-4:30pm (we are closed from 12-1pm).

Career Fellow Drop-Ins will happen from 1-4:30pm in Singer 141 on Mondays & Thursdays and Parrish 135 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays.

Academia & Research

Professor Lilya Yatsunyk teaches a chemistry class on the campus of Swarthmore College.

Explore & Make Connections

Talking to alumni in academia and alumni in higher education can help you make informed choices and potentially open doors.  Join Swatties Helping Swatties and conduct informational interviews to enhance your career journey. Make an appointment to chat with an advisor about this field.

Professor Allison Dorsey films a segment for the New York Times 1619 project in the McCabe library.

Learn & Apply

Browse the industry guides to learn more about types of roles, organizations and skills valued by employers. Look for internships and jobs on Handshake, where you can also browse employers and industry-specific events.

Level Up your professional and technical skills

Swarthmore Career Services is again collaborating with TriCo partners, Haverford College and Bryn Mawr College, career centers to bring skills training from Haverford alum Panos Panidis of Aesop Academy. Panos is himself an entrepreneur who, after several years working in …

By Kristie Beucler
Kristie Beucler Associate Director, Career Education
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Key Takeaways From the Psychology Alumni Panel

The Psychology department and Career Services hosted an alumni panel in Spring 2023. Three alums shared their experiences in college and after graduation. Their insight on their paths thus far was very informative to the current students who were in …

By Kristie Beucler
Kristie Beucler Associate Director, Career Education
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3 Reasons You Should Try Academic Research

I got an email the other day from Academia.edu. Considering I left grad school almost a year ago, my first thought was, “How did they find me?” Turns out, my name had been mentioned in a research paper. It had …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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The Effects of AI Programs on Education: Part I

We recently spoke a bit about how AI programs such as ChatGPT and DALLE-2 are affecting the creative industry, along with some possible future scenarios. With the use of such AI programs on the rise, we must also ask ourselves …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Swarthmore & External Resources

Swarthmore Funded Summer Opportunities

Including academic research, leadership, mentoring and more.

REU Finder (Research Experiences for Undergraduates)

Search by experiences open to specific class years, international students and DACA students.

Resources for STEM undergrads

US National Science Foundation

REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) information and database

Swarthmore Office of Fellowships and Prizes

Whether you are interested in spending time overseas, doing independent research, or going to graduate school, the Office of Fellowships …

Cornell Fellowship Database

Searchable database by field and keyword. Lists fellowships from non-Cornell sources.

Contact & Location

Phone
(610) 328–8352
Address

500 College Ave.
Parrish Hall 135
Swarthmore, PA 19081

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Office closed daily from 12–1pm for lunch.