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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Advice for grad school personal statements

6 Tips for Writing a Graduate School Personal Statement from Indeed.com by Jennifer Herrity.

By Kristie Beucler
Kristie Beucler Associate Director, Career Education
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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

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 …

The College is upgrading the Swarthmore Alumni Online Community! The new Alumni Portal will offer advanced networking features and opportunities …

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.