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Student Professional Development Center

Brooke Buffington

Associate Director of Career Services for the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business

Brooke Buffington has been working in career services since 2008.  In this role, she meets students to offer them support in their career exploration process. Brooke helps them identify and explore their possible career fields; then assists them in honing their focus to find the job and employer that will best fit their future aspirations. Brooke enjoys helping students create quality resumes, cover letters and personal statements for graduate school. She also enjoys developing career-related programs to meet best the needs of the students within the Love School of Business.

Brooke’s experiences before Elon include career services at both Clemson University and Wake Forest University, as well as work in product marketing for Newell Rubbermaid.

  • Education/Licensure
    • M.A. Community Counseling, Wake Forest University
    • B.A., Communications, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Licensed Professional Counselor, State of South Carolina
       
  • Personal Interests
    • In her time away from the office, Brooke enjoys being outside with her daughter and husband. A gymnast the majority of her life, she now focuses her physical pursuits on running a handful of marathons each year, which also allows her to visit fun and exciting places. She enjoys reading a wide variety of genres, most importantly children’s books with her daughter, Lyla.

I can help you with:

  • Career Exploration
  • Choosing a major
  • Resumes
  • Cover Letters
  • Internship Search Strategies
  • Interview Preparation/Mock Interviews
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Networking
  • Self-Exploration/Assessments
  • Personal Statements for Graduate School
  • Professional Etiquette/Do's and Don'ts of the Job Search
  • Researching Target Organizations

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