"The Department of Music at Elon University fosters a rigorous and creative learning environment, engaging, educating and inspiring students for lifelong fulfillment through music. We provide a nurturing, innovative, and artistically rich learning community that embraces diverse musical genres and challenges the pursuit of excellence and academic rigor in scholarship, performance and creative activity, empowering our students for meaningful contributions in their chosen profession.
Proactive career development takes places with faculty mentors in the department and through early and ongoing engagement with the Student Professional Development Center (SPDC), the valuable services of which can be found here. We encourage you to take regular advantage of the SPDC beginning with your first day on campus. "
To schedule a career advising appointment with the Student Professional Development Center-Office of Career Services, call or come to Moseley 140 and ask to be scheduled with Sara Shechter, Assistant Director of Career Services for Arts & Sciences or René Jackson, Career Advisor for Graduate School Programs.
Networking is the best way to develop relationships and gain information that will be helpful in your job or internship search. Studies show that 70% to 80% of jobs are found through some form of networking. You should begin building a strong network early to maximize your chances of securing an opportunity in your field of interest.
Have you ever wondered what happens to Elon students after graduation? In the map below, we give you a visual representation of the many places and opportunities music majors have pursued. View a text version.
View Elon University Career Services: Music Outcomes Map 2008-2011 in a larger map