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Engineering & Design

Explore&Make Connections(Engineering&Design)

Explore & Make Connections

Talking to alumni in engineering and alumni in design 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.

Learn&Apply(Engineering&Design)

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.

A Day in the Life: Graphic Designer/Art Director

Education:

I did my B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Washington, Seattle. Although it was a science program, being in a liberal arts college allowed me to take classes in various fields such as philosophy, psychology, sociology, economics, …

By Ishan Khosla - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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What Is a UX Designer?

UX designers are behind-the-scenes magicians who make our experiences on websites or apps easier, more efficient, and even fun. Through research, testing, and design skills, they imagine and re-imagine websites and apps to match what users are looking for. So, …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
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What Is Data Analytics?

Data analytics is a technology field that helps individuals and organizations make sense of the data that analysts collect, organize, and analyze. This career requires technical expertise to analyze and visualize data to help improve company decision-making and performance.

In …

By Robin Madell - Forage
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What Is a Data Engineer?

A data engineer is a technology professional who builds storage solutions for vast amounts of data. These engineers are also responsible for creating the pipeline this data travels through: from input, to storage, to transformation into usable information. The need …

By McKayla Girardin - Forage
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What Is DevOps?

There’s no one right way to develop software, but DevOps is quickly becoming the dominant software development methodology. Known for its iterative, team-based process, DevOps isn’t just an efficient way to develop software — it’s also a philosophy that software engineering

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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Career & Industry Guides

Skill Building Courses

Photoshop for Fashion Design: 2 Rendering Techniques

Robin Schneider
Harness the power of Adobe Photoshop to render professional-looking fashion and costume illustrations. In this course, the second installment in…

Tanner Woodford: The Value of Building and Growing Community

Justin Ahrens
Tanner Woodford wanted to create new opportunities for people to experience the power and impact of design. As executive director…

Prepare for Your Data Science Interview

Ben Sullins
If you’re looking for work as a junior data analyst, engineer, or scientist, this course gives you the best techniques…

Ace Your Web Developer Interview

Emma Bostian
You know you’re a great developer for the job, but how do you prove it to your interviewers? It can…

Tech Career Skills: Searching, Interviewing, and Landing a Job

Nishant Bhajaria
Too many engineers focus on building hard technical skills, but do not receive the guidance or coaching necessary to make…

Web Portfolio Projects: Sortable Table and Arrays

Leigh Lawhon
As a JavaScript developer vying for a new position, you may encounter tricky interview questions that test you on topics…

Get Ready for Your Coding Interview

YK Sugi
If you’ve nabbed an interview for a software development position, it’s likely that you’ll have to face a common hurdle—the…

Contracting for Creatives

Seth C. Polansky
Media and entertainment companies spend billions of dollars every year on creative talent. In this course—specifically designed for creatives—professor, contract…

Career Resources

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Phone
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Address

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Parrish Hall 135
Swarthmore, PA 19081

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T 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
W 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
TH 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
F 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Office closed daily from 12–1pm for lunch.