Student Professional Development Center

Why Hire Elon Talent?

Elon students are hands-on, engaged learners who are prepared to make immediate contributions to your organization.  They work collaboratively on assignments, make class presentations, volunteer for service projects and assist faculty with research.  Elon's active, engaged style of teaching and learning helps students comprehend material on a much deeper level and prepares them for a complex work world.

Real-Life Learning

To enhance their career preparation, more than 80 percent of Elon students complete an internship before graduating.

Global Awareness & Intercultural Competence

Seventy-one percent of Elon students study abroad at least once before graduating. Elon is a recipient of the Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization from NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

Citizenship and Civic Engagement

Nearly 90 percent of Elon students participate in community service, contributing more than 90,000 hours of volunteer work each year. For the second year in a row, Elon has been named one of the country's top universities for community service, earning a spot on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.