Student Employment and Payroll

Charmaine Giles '10 at Reunion

Student employment at Swarthmore College is overseen by the Student Employment Office and the Student Payroll Office.

Student Employment Office (SEO)

The Student Employment Office (SEO) helps to connect the more than 1,100 students who work while at Swarthmore with on-campus employment opportunities. Services include helping students to identify on-campus job opportunities and helping on-campus employers advertise positions to students.

Currently our office, Parrish basement LL #28 is under construction. 

For the Fall 2015 semester, hours will be held as listed below or by appointment, email

Hours for the Thanksgiving week, November 23 -27, are canceled.  Normal hours will resume the following week.

 Office Hours: Place: Director:
Monday 2:00 - 4:00p.m. Shane Lounge, Parrish Hall Brian Shields
Monday 8:00p.m.-10:00p.m. Eldridge Commons, Science Center Katherine Ianni​
Tuesday 2:00-4:00p.m. Shane Lounge, Parrish Hall Brian Shields
Tuesday 8:00p.m. -10:00p.m.  Eldridge Commons, Science Center Katherine Ianni​
Wednesday 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m. Shane Lounge, Parrish Hall Katherine Ianni​
Friday 2:00-3:00p.m. Shane Lounge, Parrish Hall Brian Shields


Congratulations to the following students for winning raffle prizes at the Job Fair on August 27th:

Jasmine Jiminez
Nathan Anderson
Janelle Pichardo Reyes
Nhung Hoang
Ava Shafiei
​Charles Williamson
Brendan Watson

Student Payroll Office (SPO)

The Student Payroll Office (SPO) collects all of the paperwork that is required for a student to work on campus. The office also manages online timesheet collection and paycheck processing.