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Fellowships & Gap Year/Short-Term

Explore & Make Connections

Talking to who alumni who pursued fellowships or gap year programs can help you make informed choices about next steps.  Join Swatties Helping Swatties and conduct informational interviews to enhance your career journey. Make an appointment to chat with an advisor about these options.

Learn & Apply

There are lots of different options for gap year experiences and post-grad fellowships, some of which you can find on Handshake. In addition to our office, we encourage you to engage with the Office of Fellowships & Prizes and check out our resources below.

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Career Resources

Swarthmore Office of Fellowships and Prizes

Whether you are interested in spending time overseas, doing independent research, or going to graduate school, the Office of Fellowships …

Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowship

The University of Pennsylvania’s directory of fellowships, scholarships, and grants; includes a search engine.

Cornell Fellowship Database

Searchable database by field and keyword. Lists fellowships from non-Cornell sources.

Google Policy Fellowship

Offers undergraduate, graduate, and law students interested in Internet and technology policy the opportunity to spend the summer contributing to …


A listing board with information on nonprofit and public service opportunities.

Mickey Leland International Fellows

A two-year program that combines field and policy work, training emerging leaders in the fight to end hunger worldwide.

Contact & Location

(610) 328–8352

500 College Ave.
Parrish Hall 135
Swarthmore, PA 19081

Career Service Hours

M 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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.