Department of History and Geography

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 History.  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

  Connect with Sara-Elon Arts & Sciences Career Advising on Facebook

Check out career highlights from the class of 2013

Need some guidance putting your resume together?

Seeking a job, internship, or co-op?

Networking  for History & Geography majors

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?

Thinking about 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 Moseley140 to schedule an appointment with René Jackson, Career Advisor for Graduate School Programs.

What can I do with a History degree?

Where are they now?

Check out the incredible jobs/internships obtained and graduate schools attended by recent History & Geography department graduates! View a text version.

Map key:

The blue markers show the location of history majors and geography minors who have attained jobs.

The yellow makers show the location of history majors and geography minors who have completed internships.

The red markers indicate the schools where history majors and geography minors are pursuing graduate studies.

Elon University Career Services: History & Geography Outcomes Map 2011-2013