Career and Internship Tools

The Student Professional Development Center (SPDC) provides guidance and support to students as they pursue successful careers and post-graduate work in Art.  The SPDC assists with career exploration, job/internship searching, interview preparation, the graduate school process and much more.  To schedule an appointment, call 336-278-6538 or stop by Moseley 140.

Your Career Advisor:


Sara Shechter, Assistant Director of Career Services for Arts & Sciences


Build your resume

Find a job, internship, or co-op

Network for success

Networking is the best way to develop relationships and gain information that will be helpful in your job search.  It is the most effective job search method!  Studies show that 70% to 80% of jobs are found through some form of networking.  So where do you begin?

Apply for graduate or professional school

If you are interested in pursuing graduate school options, the best starting point might be a conversation with your academic advisor or other faculty in your department.  The Student Professional Development Center offers guidance through the application process, including feedback and advice on personal statements, CVs, interview preparation and more.  Call 336-278-6538 or stop in Moseley 140 to schedule an appointment with René Jackson, Career Advisor for Graduate School Programs.

What can I do with an Art degree?

First Destination Outcomes

Where graduates are today

Click on the markers to check out the incredible jobs/internships obtained and graduate schools attended by recent Art graduates!  View a text version.

Map key:

  • The blue markers indicate the location of Elon University art majors who have attained jobs.
  • The yellow markers indicate the location of art majors who have completed internships.
  • The red markers indicate the schools where art majors are completing graduate studies.

View Elon University Career Services: Art Outcomes Map 2014 in a larger map