How to Leave a Job on Good Terms | Part 2

Once you’ve told your manager and co-workers that you’re leaving and set your notice period, it’s time to decide what final work needs to be completed before saying your final goodbyes.

Depending on the role and organization, you may have …

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Alumni Council available for career conversations

“Networking” may sound like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. I like to think of it as research! And all college students are comfortable with research, right?! It can look different based on your current goals for …

By Kristie Beucler
Kristie Beucler Associate Director, Career Education
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Alumni Playbook: a New Resource for Experienced Alumni

Career Services just partnered with Alumni Playbook to help experienced Swarthmore College alumni connect with recruiters to identify opportunities and advance their careers.

Through Alumni Playbook, alumni can:

Steps to register:

By Hailey Park
Hailey Park Technology Intern, Website
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Negotiating Beyond Salary | 14 Employee Benefits to Consider

It can seem that salary is to job value what location is to real estate—everything. While salary is, of course, an important factor when you’re considering a job offer, there are other perks to explore, as well.

Remember that compensation …

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Celebrating Black Alumni at Swarthmore

As part of Black History Month and with sincere thanks to the Black Cultural Center for curating them, we are excited to share these spotlights of Black alumni from Swarthmore. This initiative to acknowledge and honor others who came before …

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 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.