School of Communication

School of Communications Career Services

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The primary goal of the School of Communications Careers Office is to assist communications students and alumni with self-assessment (exploring interests, abilities, values, and personaility style), exploration of academic majors, (Journalism, Strategic Communications, Media Arts & Entertainment, Communication Science, Sport & Event Management) career exploration, job searches, graduate program searches, networking, and creating and executing an action plan to secure a job or admission into a graduate program.

Resumes and Self Marketing Career Resources

College2Career Rewards Program

Elon's Satellite SPDC Office is Located in The McEwen Communications Building 

Express drop-in appointments at this location:
Fall:      Wednesday & Thursday 2-4 p.m. 
Spring: Wednesday & Thursday 3-5 p.m. 

Marianne Brigola, Career Advisor for Communications - Room 109 
Nagatha Tonkins, Director of Internships - Room 112

Student Professional Development Center
Main Office:The Moseley Center room 140

Open Weekdays: 8-5 p.m. (336) 278-6538
Express drop-in apts. MSLY 140  2-4 p.m.

 Schedule an appointment with a professional     

Elevator Speech
Guide to LinkedIn
Interview Questions
Networking your way to a job
Sample Resume
Sample Cover Letter
Students Guide to EJN

Employment and Internship Oppportunities
In recent years, Communications majors have been hired at National Geographic, the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, NBC Dateline International, Chicago Hospital News, Dreamworks Pictures, CNN, MTV Networks, NFL Films, Comedy Central, E! News, ESPN, The Raleigh News & Observer, Ogilvy and Mather, The Faith and Politics Institute, The Washington Post, and more.

In addition to preparing students for the work world, the Career Services Office also works with employers to provide excellent candidates for full-time job opportunities.