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Arts & Museums

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Explore & Make Connections

Talking to alumni in museums and alumni in arts 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.

Breakfast is served during the 2019 Acting Capstone, The Bald Soprano, performed as a non-stop 24-hour performance marathon in the Frear Ensemble Theater in the Lang Performing Arts Center on the campus of Swarthmore College on Saturday morning, March 2, 2019. (Simona Dwass ’19)

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.

Casual Fridays with The City of Pittsburgh

The City of Pittsburgh is a relatively new recruiting partner to the Swarthmore Community. They are often hiring year round for a jobs in a variety of industries great for new grads, recent alums, or current students seeking internship opportunities. …

By Kelly Dougherty
Kelly Dougherty Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Level Up your professional and technical skills

Swarthmore Career Services is again collaborating with TriCo partners, Haverford College and Bryn Mawr College, career centers to bring skills training from Haverford alum Panos Panidis of Aesop Academy. Panos is himself an entrepreneur who, after several years working in …

By Kristie Beucler
Kristie Beucler Associate Director, Career Education
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What Creative Career Is Right for Me? Quiz

Maybe you love to paint or draw; maybe your friends always come to you to come up with the most exciting party ideas; maybe you’re the one who always suggests karaoke or craft nights. You’re creative — that’s incredible! If …

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Casual Fridays with Aegis Property Group

This week we are bringing you an exclusive about a summer internship happening right here at Swarthmore! I am joined by Julia Stoltfus from Aegis Property Group. Aegis is a project management group that provides representation through all phases of …

By Kelly Dougherty
Kelly Dougherty Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Pirouetting Out Of My Comfort Zone

Ballet is a really important part of my life. I inquired about ballet classes on every college tour. I was so excited to learn about Swarthmore’s ballet program and it was definitely a factor in my decision to apply here. …

By Laura Wentzel
Laura Wentzel
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Employer & Interview Insights

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Swarthmore & External Resources

SwatLink: Find Your People

SwatLink makes networking and mentoring that much easier. This closed, online networking and mentoring community facilitates natural connections between Swarthmore …

Broadway World

jobs and internships in theater

Career Services Summer Stipend

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

American Alliance of Museums

This organization offers a job board with opportunities at museums across the country.

Greater Philadelphia Culture Alliance

This regional resource offers advice and job listings in the arts and culture industry including at museums, theaters, historic sites, …


The Mandy Network provides industry-leading tools which empower creative professionals to connect and find jobs across all sectors of Film, …

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.