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Career Services

Parrish Hall

Department Overview

Our Mission

Career Services counsels students and alumni as they explore professional directions. Since career development is preparation for life, our mission is to help you gain self-understanding and connect your interests, values, and skills with knowledge about careers and life beyond Swarthmore College. In support of that mission, we build relationships with faculty, colleagues, and students’ families, and serve as a resource for employers and graduate schools.

1. Learn the full potential of Handshake!

Top 10 Things to Do for Your Career Over Winter Break

 

1. Learn the full potential of Handshake!

2. Update preferences and interests in Handshake.

2. Update preferences and interests in Handshake.

3. Search for Internships.

3. Search for internships.

4. Explore industries and potential organizations.

4. Explore industries and potential organizations.

5. Connect with people in your field.

5. Connect with people in your field.

6. Revise your resume & prep your cover letter.

6. Revise your résumé and prep your cover letter.

7. Polish interview techniques.

7. Polish interview techniques.

8. Explore international resources.

8. Explore international resources.

9. See the 'RESOURCES' section of Handshake.

9. See the “Resources” section of Handshake.

10. Come by Parrish 135 when you return.

10. Come by Parrish 135 when you return.

Be sure to register for these upcoming events after break:  1/25/2019 - Tri-College Recruiting Day & STEM Recruiting 2/8/2019 - Dapper Dining: Professional Etiquette at the Table 2/8/2019 - Government, Non-profit & Education Career 2/15/2019 - DC IMPACT Link

Be sure to register for these upcoming events after break:

  • 1/25/2019 - Tri-College Recruiting Day & STEM Recruiting
  • 2/8/2019 - Dapper Dining: Professional Etiquette at the Table
  • 2/8/2019 - Government, Nonprofit & Education Career
  • 2/15/2019 - DC IMPACT Link
     

Top 10 Things to Do for Your Career Over Winter Break

 

1. Learn the full potential of Handshake!

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