Student Professional Development Center

Career Planning Timeline

Junior Year:

  • Discuss career plans with your career advisor to ensure you are on the right track
  • Expand your network and explore the Elon Mentor Network (a tab within EJN) for contacts with Elon alumni, parents and other friends of Elon
  • Enroll in a Transitions Strategies course (COE 310/375 and LSB 253)
  • Refine your resume to include all of your college experiences
  • Complete an internship
  • Attend events sponsored by The Office of Career Services
  • Complete a mock interview with a advisor, employer-in-residence, or Perfect Interview
  • Join a professional organization in your field of study
  • Identify personal interests, abilities and values by taking one of our assessments
  • Continue taking on leadership positions at Elon
  • Continue to meet with your academic advisor to make sure you are on track
  • Begin preparing for graduate school admission tests
  • Explore the world and study abroad