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.

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.

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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Entrepreneurship: Mapping a Development Path for Graduates and Alumni

The entrepreneurial journey is an exhilarating path that beckons to those with a spirit of innovation and a desire to create something extraordinary. For graduates and alumni, entrepreneurship offers a unique avenue for professional fulfillment and impact. 

It’s important for …

By CareerShift
Job hunting & career management solutions
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Proactively Shaping Your Career: Cultivating Future Opportunities

In today’s dynamic professional landscape, crafting a resilient career trajectory involves staying primed for growth and seizing opportunities as they unfold.

Whether comfortably ensconced in your current role or eyeing future prospects, maintaining an enduring allure as a sought-after professional …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Highlighting Transferable Skills & Experience: Tips for Making a Change in Careers

Making a career change can be both exhilarating and challenging. Transitioning into a new field often involves showcasing transferrable skills and experiences effectively during interviews.

Let’s explore a few essential techniques to help job seekers confidently navigate interviews when changing …

By CareerShift
Job hunting & career management solutions
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Swarthmore Alum shows how to effectively leverage ChatGPT for career development

It’s true; everyone is talking about AI like ChatGPT. Chances are, you may have already played around with it yourself. Like with any technological tool, if used effectively (and that’s really the key!), it can be a huge asset and …

By Claire Klieger
Claire Klieger Assistant Vice President & Executive Director
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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 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 …

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 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 …

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 …

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 …

Swarthmore Alumni & Family Programs

The Advancement team serves the alumni, families, and friends of Swarthmore College. We can answer your questions about ways to engage …

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.