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Technology & Data Science/Analytics

Swarthmore Computer Science Graduates Rank Highly Among Industry Peers

A recent survey of computer science graduates conducted by CodeSignal, a developer assessment platform, has found that Swarthmore alumni are among the most technically proficient in the country, finishing ahead of their counterparts from institutions such as Stanford University and University …

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What Is a Front-End Engineer?

A front-end engineer is a software engineer who focuses on what users see and interact with. If you’re interested in a tech career that involves both coding and creativity, becoming a front-end engineer may be the right fit for you. …

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7 Career Paths for Data Analysts [2021 Career Guide]

To start your career in data analytics, you first need to get a job as an entry-level data analyst. But what is the next step? And where do you go from this entry-level position? ‌

Fortunately, data analysis is an expansive …

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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Your STEM Internship Is More Important Than Ever in a Post-Pandemic World

The need for more science, technology, engineering, and math talent has never been more obvious than today. Faced with a pandemic, the world needs scientists to keep developing vaccines, medical professionals to treat the sick, engineers to invent and build supporting …

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Women Who Code CEO Alaina Percival on How to Achieve Gender Parity in Tech

While there are plenty of programs designed to encourage more women to join the tech industry, companies aren’t investing in retaining the women who are already in the workforce, says Alaina Percival, CEO of Women Who Code. Hence why the …

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Employer & Interview Insights

Vault Guide to Information Technology Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Mathematics and Physics Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Computer Software Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Career Guide to Information Technology, Third Edition

Opportunity is definitely knocking for information technology professionals; employment for computer programmers, computer support specialists, computer systems analysts, software developers …

Vault Guide to Internet Content Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Build Skills

Using Power BI with Excel

Taught by Madecraft
Are you ready to take your skills as a data analyst to the next level? Power BI is an easy-to-use…

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…

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…

Get Ready for Your Coding Interview

Taught by YK Sugi
If you’ve nabbed an interview for a software development position, it’s likely that you’ll have to face a common hurdle—the…

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…

Ace Your Web Developer Interview

Taught by Emma Bostian
You know you’re a great developer for the job, but how do you prove it to your interviewers? It can…

GitHub for Data Science Job Seekers

Taught by Isil Berkun
Explore ways to use your GitHub profile and projects to increase your value add and visibility, improve opportunities to be…

The Data Science of Healthcare, Medicine, and Public Health

Taught by Barton Poulson
Data analytics plays an increasingly pivotal role in how we go about managing our healthcare systems and personal health. This…

Introduction to Career Skills in Data Analytics

Taught by Robin Hunt
Are you ready to take the first step on your journey as a data analyst? Whatever your goals, you don’t…

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…

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…

Prepare for Your Data Science Interview

Taught by Ben Sullins
If you’re looking for work as a junior data analyst, engineer, or scientist, this course gives you the best techniques…

Nail Your Java Interview

Taught by Kathryn Hodge
Have you lined up an interview for a Java developer position? In this course, review critical Java concepts-and commonly-asked interview…

Tech Career Skills: Searching, Interviewing, and Landing a Job

Taught by Nishant Bhajaria
Too many engineers focus on building hard technical skills, but do not receive the guidance or coaching necessary to make…

Writing a Tech Resume

Taught by Emma Bostian
When you apply for technology jobs, your resume is your opportunity to stand out from the crowd. Emma Bostian shows…

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…

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…

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…

Swarthmore & External Resources

LeetCode

Through a premium subscription, LeetCode provides interview prep tailored to major companies and videos detailing different aspects of technology interviewing. …

LaunchDeck

Swarthmore’s Largest Tech and Entrepreneurship Club

SwatLink: Find Your People

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

Mentra: A Neurodiversity Employment Network

Harnessing the cognitive strengths of Software, UX, and Data professionals

Based on extensive research with the Intellectual and Development community, …

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.