Student Professional Development Center

Rayna Anderson

Career Advising Fellow

Rayna Anderson realized and embraced her passion for working with college students soon after obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Studies from the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM). While attending ULM, Rayna was involved as a Peer Leader, Student Government Association department head, and University Ambassador. Rayna went on to obtain a Master of Arts degree in Education with a concentration in Higher Education & Student Affairs from Louisiana State University (LSU). During her matriculation at LSU, she completed an internship in academic advising and a one-year assistantship with the Job Search department of LSU Career Services.

Rayna is currently pursuing designation as a Certified Professional Career Coach and brings with her a passion for lifelong personal & career development.

  • Education/Training
    • B.S., University of Louisiana at Monroe, Health Studies
    • M.A., Louisiana State University, Education – Higher Education & Student Affairs
    • Certified Professional Career Coach Training, PAWR/CC
  • Professional Activities
    • NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education)
    • NCDA (National Career Development Association)
    • PAWR/CC (Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches)
    • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. 
  • Professional Interest/Background
    • Graduate Assistant, LSU Career Services – Job Search
    • Practicum, LSU University College Center for Freshman Year
    • Positive Psychology in Higher Education
    • African American & LGBTQ Career Development
    • First-generation & Marginal Student Retention 
  • Personal Interests
    • Reading, yoga & meditational practices, cooking, blogging & social media

I can help you with:

• Assist staff with student professional development (advising, coaching, assessments, employer relations)
• Collaborate with Student Life to lead career programming initiatives within the on-campus residential neighborhoods
• Co-teach Elon’s Transition Strategies courses
• Support Elon’ s growing list of student professional development programming and events
• Assist with social media and other marketing efforts of the office