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Dual Career Resources

Swarthmore recognizes the special challenges facing dual career couples with academic careers. Swarthmore is a member of the Higher Education Research Consortium (HERC), a resource for dual career couples working in academia and the nonprofit sector. Visit the regional HERC site.

Higher Education Institutions in the Greater Philadelphia Area

Approximately 90 colleges and universities in Greater Philadelphia provide higher education for roughly 368,000 full- and part-time students. These institutions graduate more than 66,000 students each year, and employ tens of thousands more people (2014). For a list of higher education jobs in the area, see the Higher Ed Jobs website for Philadelphia. Some institutions in the area that may be hiring include: