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 exercise science.  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

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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 Exercise Science 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 converation 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.

Letters of recommendation

  •     Other helpful tips
    •     Provide faculty with the course(s) you took from them, your grade in the course, and if possible a few examples of topics you wrote about in their class or relevent information that can help them be specific.
    •     Provide them with infomation about what you see as your strengths and weaknesses can be helpful whether with a personal statement or just a statement of your goals.

What can I do with an Exercise Science degree?

Where are they now?

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

Map key:

* The blue markers indicate the location of Elon exercise science majors who have attained jobs.
* The yellow markers indicate the locations where exercise science majors have completed internships.
* The red markers indicate the schools where exercise science majors are pursuing graduate studies.

Elon University Career Services: Exercise Science Outcomes Map 2011-2013