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Non-Profit & Careers for the Common Good

What Melinda French Gates Can Teach Us About Equity, Optimism, and Change

Melinda French Gates simply will not be put in a box. There is no one-size-fits-all description for this philanthropist, computer scientist, and author—just a few of the many identities this veritable superwoman can call her own. But central to many …

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Which Green Jobs Are in High Demand and Where Can You Find Them?

According to Environmental Business International, over 1.6 million people work in the U.S environmental sector. Compared to the annual growth predictions, the skill shortage for jobs within this industry is becoming greater every day. As we move towards a more sustainable way …

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We Need Environmental Science Grads, But What Do You Need? 13 Career Options We Think You’ll Love

You might be the kid who loved being outdoors, exploring the nearby woods and collecting bugs in a jar or taking samples from the local pond to look at under your most prized possession: a microscope (you know, the one …

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What Is Environmental Law?

Many agencies and government departments use environmental law services to protect their interests. So do businesses, advocacy organizations, and law firms that represent individuals.

Environmental law is a growing field with a broad scope of work that encompasses issues related …

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A Day (or a Year, or a Career) of Service

Illustration by Marian Blair

Since 1986, the third Monday of the year has been the day on which we commemorate and honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. And in 1994, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was …

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SwatLink: Find Your People

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

Career Services Summer Stipend

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

The Idealist Toolkit for Non-Profit Salaries

While money isn’t often the number one reason for joining the social-impact sector, it’s still important. If we’re spending our …

Lang Center for Civic & Social Responsibility

The Eugene M. Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility facilitates Swarthmore College’s commitment to intellectual rigor, ethical engagement, and …

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(610) 328–8352
Address

500 College Ave.
Parrish Hall 135
Swarthmore, PA 19081

Career Service Hours

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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.