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.

Finding Internships & Summer Research

Explore and Make Connections

A good place to start is to understand your skills along with your values and career goals. Career Services has a wide range of ways to help students including various assessments, 1:1 career counseling, and workshops.

Explore various industries and careers by making connections with alumni and other professionals. Know that there are different hiring timelines for different industries – it is important to connect with Career Services and alumni in your fields of interest to better understand what makes the most sense for your search.

Apply and Interview

Search for opportunities that are aligned with your skills and career goals through Handshake and check out the Swarthmore Funded Summer Opportunities.

Prepare your resume and cover letter for upcoming applications.

Learn more about interviewing and work with our team to ensure you are best prepared to present.

Summer Funding Applications from Career Services are Open!

This year, Career Services is offering two opportunities to obtain summer funding:

1. Swarthmore Future Entrepreneurship Program (SFEP)

This program allows students to intern at local start up companies through a partnership with Ben Franklin Technology Partners. Students can apply …

By Andres Perez Correa
Andres Perez Correa Marketing & Engagement Coordinator
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3 reasons why you should participate in the Summer Opportunities Fair

The Summer Opportunities Fair happened in late October. Sofia Perez ‘26 is a Career Fellow in the Career Services office. She attended the fair as a student and as a representative for Career Services. Sofia shares her thoughts on why …

By Sofia Perez Barrios
Sofia Perez Barrios Career Fellow
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Internships in Finance: What do I do if I didn’t get my dream internship?

So you didn’t get accepted to the Goldman Sachs Summer Analyst Program or any “Big Bank” internship for that matter, or maybe you were just too late to the application process. What do you do now?

First and foremost, don’t …

By Ben Lee
Ben Lee Career Fellow
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My First Internship at Swarthmore

This summer of 2023 was the summer after my freshman year at Swarthmore College! I had the pleasure to undertake my first internship in the Admissions Office here, so I thought I would share a bit about my Swattie internship …

By ssimon2
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3 Takeaways from our Internships in AI and Data Analytics Panel 

By Sofia Perez Barrios ‘26, Career Fellow and Andrew Symon ‘24, Career Fellow

The data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) industry has grown exponentially in the past couple of years. As we have become more familiar with the potential of …

By Andrew Symon
Andrew Symon Career Fellow
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Employer & Interview Insights

Swarthmore & External Resources

Tips for Effectively Navigating & Applying to Swarthmore Funded Summer Opportunities

Learn about the ticks and tricks for identifying and applying to funded summer experiences through the College

Career Services Summer Stipend

Career Services is piloting a program for summer internship funding where students can apply for a stipend to support living …

REU Finder (Research Experiences for Undergraduates)

Search by experiences open to specific class years, international students and DACA students.

Resources for STEM undergrads

SwatWorks micro-internships

Students from all majors can execute professional assignments to build and demonstrate skills while exploring a variety of career paths. …

We Need Diverse Books

The Internship Grant Program awards supplemental grants to applicants from diverse backgrounds to help further their goals of pursuing a career …

Work at a Start Up-YCombinator

Contact & Location

(610) 328–8352

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.