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.

Students

Dapper Dining, professional etiquette at the table

On Friday February 16 over 60 students joined Crystal Bailey, Director of the Etiquette Institute of Washington, for a three course meal to learn about professional etiquette at the table.  Students enjoyed exquisite fare from The Inn at Swarthmore complemented …

By Kristie Beucler
Kristie Beucler Associate Director, Career Education
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Casual Friday’s with L.E.K. Consulting

Featuring Swarthmore Alumni, Kyle Lee (’22)

This week on Casual Fridays we are lucky to have a fellow Swattie with us! Swarthmore Alum, Kyle Lee (‘22), joins us to talk about his role and the opportunities available at L.E.K. Consulting. 

By Kelly Dougherty
Kelly Dougherty Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Casual Fridays with ScribeAmerica

This week on Casual Fridays we’re sitting down with Elizabeth Billetz from ScribeAmerica. ScribeAmerica is the nation’s most frequently used medical scribe company serving more than 3500 clients. They’ve been ranked on the Inc. 5000 list ten years in a …

By Kelly Dougherty
Kelly Dougherty Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Celebrating Black Alumni from Swarthmore

As part of Black History Month and with sincere thanks to the Black Cultural Center for curating them, we are excited to share this year’s spotlights of Black alumni from Swarthmore.

This initiative to acknowledge and honor others who came …

By Andres Perez Correa
Andres Perez Correa Marketing & Engagement Coordinator
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Entrepreneurship: Mapping a Development Path for Graduates and Alumni

The entrepreneurial journey is an exhilarating path that beckons to those with a spirit of innovation and a desire to create something extraordinary. For graduates and alumni, entrepreneurship offers a unique avenue for professional fulfillment and impact. 

It’s important for …

By CareerShift
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Build Skills

Start a Side Hustle

Taught by Chris Guillebeau
A well-executed side hustle can be both financially rewarding and personally fulfilling. Curious about how to launch one of your…

Women Transforming Tech: Networking

Taught by Nitya Narasimhan
Building a career in technology can be challenging—especially for women. A solid community can make all the difference to a…

Hiring and Supporting Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Taught by Tiffany Jameson
You may have heard the word neurodiversity, but what exactly does that mean? Our recognition that our workforce is filled…

Develop Interpersonal Skills for Inclusive Workplaces

Taught by Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn
Strong interpersonal skills are a workplace imperative, regardless of your role or level. In this course, professional development manager Sarah-SoonLing…

Web Portfolio Projects: Sortable Table and Arrays

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

Financial Modeling Foundations

Taught by Michael McDonald
By distilling key information regarding cash flow levels and risks, financial modeling helps decision-makers make informed choices based on data…

Corporate Finance: Robust Financial Modeling

Taught by Joshua Rischin
Creating a sound financial model can empower businesspeople and organizations to make informed decisions on a quantitative level. Learn how…

Aligning Your Values with Work, Life, and Everything In Between

Taught by Madecraft
Having more alignment in your life is a proven way to feel more balanced, motivated, and passionate about how you…

Lessons from the World of Sports Analytics

Taught by Ben Sullins
If you’re a sports fan and a data geek at heart, you may have thought about your dream career. You…

Meta-analysis for Data Science and Business Analytics

Taught by Conrad Carlberg
In a world where nearly everyone uses data to inform their business methodologies, an emerging consensus is that more emphasis…

Data Science Foundations: Data Assessment for Predictive Modeling

Taught by Keith McCormick
CRISP-DM, the cross-industry standard process for data mining, is composed of six phases. Most new data scientists rush to modeling…

Translating Your Military Skills to Civilian Workplace

Taught by Lida Citroën
Marketing and branding expert Lida Citroën has been serving the transitioning veteran community for many years, presenting workshops and seminars…

Executive Presence: Tips for Women

Taught by Selena Rezvani
View Selena’s LinkedIn Newsletter Most aspiring leaders know they need executive presence: the ability to project authority, confidence, and authenticity.…

Lifelong Learning as a Tool for Building Your Career

Taught by Living Corporate
In this audio-only course, host Sheneisha White speaks with Dr. Jacquelyn Malcolm, the CIO and VP of Enrollment, Marketing &…

Nonprofit Fundraising: A Beginner’s Guide

Taught by Fundraising Academy
Relationships are part of our daily lives, and focusing on them is a proven method for successful communication. To raise…

Managing Depression in the Workplace

Taught by Srini Pillay
Depression has the curious ability to drain the color out of life, turning even the most mundane tasks into challenges.…

Digital Marketing Foundations

Taught by Brad Batesole
Learn how to promote your brand or business effectively online and develop a targeted marketing strategy that engages potential customers…

Project Management: Healthcare Projects

Taught by Bob McGannon
View Bob’s LinkedIn Newsletter Healthcare projects have their own unique set of needs and challenges, including privacy concerns and regulatory…

Corporate Finance Foundations

Taught by Earl Stice
The financial choices a company makes can impact its performance and valuation—which makes corporate finance an important topic for executives,…

Startup Stories: Sports Cards Hobby Becomes Big Payday

Taught by Chris Guillebeau
Did you know you can day trade sports cards, without ever handling inventory? Author and entrepreneur Chris Guillebeau shares the…

Swarthmore & External Resources

Out & Equal

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Contact & Location

Phone
(610) 328–8352
Address

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.