Student Professional Development Center

Resources and Services Available to Students   Professionals in the Student Professional Development Center  empower students with critical know-how, resources, and services that help them to achieve their career goals. The SPDC is open weekdays from 8-5 and schedules appointments for:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and personal statements
  • Career Assessments i.e. Myers Briggs, Strong, Strengths Quest, and MyPlan 
  • Internship preparation and the for-credit registration process
  • on-campus student job opportunities
  • Choosing a major
  • Completing objectives for the College2Career professional development rewards program
  • Employment and graduate school preparation, resources, events, and opportunities
  • Developing Portfolios
  • Creating or enhancing their LinkedIn profiles
  • Professional Photos
  • Employment opportunities 
  • Interviewing opportunities
  • Employer Information
  • Professional practices and business etiquette presentations 
  • Networking opportunities, and more. 

The SPDC offers specialists for students with majors within; Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences, Koury Business School, the School of Communications, and the School of Education.

Students can register for Transition Strategies - Courses for credit focused on career related issues and life after Elon.

Students have access to the Elon Job and Internship Network - hundreds of full and part-time, employment and internship opportunities, and online resources. 

Students enage in conversations with the Elon Career Mentors on LinkedIn - a network of alumni, parents and friends of Elon who volunteer to assist students and alumni as they pursue their career goals. 

Students utilize - Going Global -  find information about international opportunities, cultures, employers, and employment processes