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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.

Casual Fridays with The City of Pittsburgh

The City of Pittsburgh is a relatively new recruiting partner to the Swarthmore Community. They are often hiring year round for a jobs in a variety of industries great for new grads, recent alums, or current students seeking internship opportunities. …

By Kelly Dougherty
Kelly Dougherty Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Psychology Alumni Panel: 3 Main Takeaways

On March 27th, Swarthmore Psychology alumni and students gathered on Zoom to discuss their path in psychology and their careers after Swarthmore. Alumni panelists were asked what they did during their time at Swarthmore, how to decide on grad school, …

By Sofia Perez Barrios
Sofia Perez Barrios Career Fellow
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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 …

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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 …

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Employer & Interview Insights

Vault Job Search Guide for MBAs and B-School Grads

The Vault Job Search Guide for MBAs and B-School Grads contains essential job search advice and strategies for MBAs and …

Swarthmore & External Resources

SwatLink: Find Your People

SwatLink makes networking and mentoring that much easier. This closed, online networking and mentoring community facilitates natural connections between Swarthmore …

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.