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5 Reasons why qualified job applicants get rejected

When you apply for a job, there’s typically a lot of waiting around. You wait for a response, hope to get an interview, and after the interview you anxiously await news about whether you’ve been chosen for the position.

That …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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How to Answer: ‘What Motivates You?’ in a Job Interview

Getting asked, “What motivates you?” in a job interview opens you up to a lot of potential answers. Maybe you’re motivated by a job well done or the thought of a hot bath. While there’s nothing wrong with either (or …

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How to Use the STAR Method for Interview Questions

When it comes to answering interview questions, there are lots of ways you can prepare. For example, you know the interviewer will probably ask you what your strengths and weaknesses are and why you applied for the role. And because …

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Here Is The New Interviewing Process in 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic changed many practices that had long been considered “business as usual.” From remote to hybrid work expectations to Slack conversations, the typical workplace will never be the same. 

But has that shift also altered how we find …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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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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Vault Guide to Government Jobs

This guide outlines the different careers in the government and what experiences and education are required for them.

Vault Guide to Education Jobs

This guide overviews the education sector and provides detailed information for various careers and the paths to achieve them.

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…

Transitioning to a Career in Sports Analytics

Taught by Ray Yocke
Are you looking to break into the exciting world of sports analytics, but not sure where to begin? This course…

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…

How to Network When You Don’t Like Networking

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
Don’t like networking? You’re not alone. In this course, adapted from the podcast How to Be Awesome at Your Job,…

DIY Filmmaking Tips Weekly

Taught by Ash Blodgett
Do you have big filmmaking dreams but lack the Hollywood budget? By diving into the world of DIY filmmaking, you…

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,…

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.…

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…

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…

Customer Insights and Consumer Analytics for Organizations: Tools and Analysis

Taught by Chris DallaVilla
To build products that resonate with customers, companies must first understand where their audience is coming from. What do their…

Interview Tips for Finance Professionals

Taught by Jena Viviano
Interviewing for a role in the financial industry can be a nerve-wracking experience. Interviewers ask a ton of complex questions…

Photoshop for Fashion Design: 2 Rendering Techniques

Taught by Robin Schneider
Harness the power of Adobe Photoshop to render professional-looking fashion and costume illustrations. In this course, the second installment in…

Project Management: International Projects

Taught by Sam Yankelevitch
Excellent collaboration and communication are key ingredients that help project teams reach successful outcomes. This is particularly true when team…

Mergers & Acquisitions

Taught by Mike Figliuolo
View Mike’s LinkedIn Newsletter Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) can spark rapid growth and help businesses add promising new capabilities. But…

Introduction to LEED Credentialing

Taught by Fulya Kocak Gin
Earning a LEED credential signifies your deep understanding of sustainable design and construction. If you’re interested in earning a LEED…

The Data Science of Sports Management, with Barton Poulson

Taught by Barton Poulson
A passion for sports can turn an ordinarily math-averse individual into an amateur statistician, ready to back up their pick…

Learning Design for Sustainability

Taught by Scott Boylston
The world is facing a number of environmental, economic, and social challenges. Our future depends on sustainable solutions that improve…

Bracketology Club: Using March Madness to Learn Data Science

Taught by Brian Tonsoni
When one pictures the group who bested over 100 sports experts to win the 2016 Bracket Matrix—an online March Madness…

The Data Science of Media and Entertainment with Barton Poulson

Taught by Barton Poulson
Music, theater, dance, and film may not seem like data-driven businesses, but they can benefit from data science just as…

Florent Groberg on Finding Your Purpose after Active Duty

Taught by Florent Groberg
Take it from a hero. Transitioning from the military to civilian life is hard. But with some simple steps and…

Swarthmore & External Resources

Out & Equal

Out & Equal is the premier organization working exclusively on LGBTQ+ workplace equality. Through our worldwide programs, Fortune 500 partnerships …

Big Interview

Big Interview is a system designed to meet you wherever you are. We combine a proven, step-by-step curriculum of expert …

Request an Interview Room

Complete this form to reserve a worry-free space for your important call or interview. You will receive an email confirmation …

Interviewing Prep Guide
Applying to Graduate and Professional School

Should I go to graduate school?

Applying to graduate or professional school can be an interesting, exciting, tedious and overwhelming …

Getting Started as an Independent Contractor for Undocumented Students

If you are an undocumented student interested in learning more about independent contract work, take a look at this guide, …

Contact & Location

Phone
(610) 328–8352
Address

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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.