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Alumni

Mid or upper-level professional? Check out our new partnership with Alumni Playbook to be matched with recruiters. Click here to learn more!

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Career Advising & Opportunities

We serve alumni for life for free and can offer advising on resume updates, networking, and the job search, including career shifts. Visit Handshake to set up an appointment and search for positions for alumni.

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Offer Advice & Mentorship

Interested in helping current students and recent alums? Join the Swatties Helping Swatties Group on LinkedIn and update your profile in the Swarthmore Online Alumni Community.

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Post an Opportunity

Hiring for internships or jobs? Want to mentor a student for a micro internship? There are lots of ways to help Swatties gain practical experience in the world. Want to help expand funded professional experiences? Consider supporting Swarthmore students.

SwatLink

For years, we have heard from students eager to connect with alumni who have shared interests or experiences, but often aren’t sure where to look or how to start. Or, they worry that the person they want to reach out …

By Claire Klieger
Claire Klieger Assistant Vice President & Executive Director
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Casual Fridays with Due West Education

Up this week on Casual Fridays is an interview with Due West Education. Due West is an education services company that is passionate about helping students get the information and resources they need to succeed in an increasingly global society. …

By Kelly Dougherty
Kelly Dougherty Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Internships in Engineering Series, Spring 2024

Obtaining information about the professional world from those who’ve gone before you can be extremely helpful, and here at Career Services, we love promoting that!

Last March, Mark Lohatepanont ‘24, a Senior in the Engineering Department sat down with a …

By Immaculata Daikpor
Immaculata Daikpor Career Fellow
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Getting Started With SwatLink: How to Set Up Your Profile to Optimize Your Platform Experience 

Hopefully you’re excited to try our new alumni mentoring and connection platform, SwatLink. Once you log in, the best way to get started is by setting up your profile. The information you include in your profile helps the platform work …

By Andres Perez Correa
Andres Perez Correa Marketing & Engagement Coordinator
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Celebrating Black Alumni from Swarthmore

As part of Black History Month and with sincere thanks to the Black Cultural Center for curating them, we are excited to share this year’s spotlights of Black alumni from Swarthmore.

This initiative to acknowledge and honor others who came …

By Andres Perez Correa
Andres Perez Correa Marketing & Engagement Coordinator
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Employer & Interview Insights

Vault Guide to Politics, Public Policy, and Activism Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Government Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to General Consumer Products Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Sports Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Mathematics and Physics Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Performing Arts Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Swarthmore & External Resources

Out & Equal

Out & Equal is the premier organization working exclusively on LGBTQ+ workplace equality. Through our worldwide programs, Fortune 500 partnerships …

Big Interview

Big Interview is a system designed to meet you wherever you are. We combine a proven, step-by-step curriculum of expert …

Applying to Graduate and Professional School

Should I go to graduate school?

Applying to graduate or professional school can be an interesting, exciting, tedious and overwhelming …

TransWork

Offering a variety of resources for trans individuals in professional spaces including a job board, networking events and career fairs.

Swarthmore Alumni Online Community

This online community allows Swarthmore alumni to connect with each other as well as mentor current students.

Alumni Council

The Alumni Council, the governing body of the Alumni Association, spearheads and participates in a variety of activities and programs …

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.