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Student Professional Development Center

Transition Strategies 

COE 310 courses guide students in developing personal, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and in making decisions about careers, graduate school, finances, and more as they transition to life beyond Elon. 

Courses are one-credit electives with themes geared to majors or career paths; others emphasize professional development topics. 

COE 310 Transition Strategies

COE 310: Transition Strategies:  Revson Series – Life After Elon

Areas covered in the classes include:

  • Assessment of students’ personal strengths
     
  • The opportunity to process the impact of their Elon education on their development and to look forward to how they see themselves as fitting into the world after graduation
  • Networking skill sets and interactions with Elon alumni
     
  • Enhancement of their understanding of behaviors and attitudes that will prepare them for success after graduation and engagement in meaningful activities
     
  • The opportunity to develop a polished resume and cover letter and effective job/internship search skills, and to learn how to utilize the many tools available through the Student Professional Development Center

Past participants have said:

“I better understand myself, my career path and how to navigate my job search.”

“I feel a lot more confident and prepared.”

“The transition doesn't seem as intimidating.  I learned small steps to help me achieve my goals.”

If you have questions, please contact the Student Professional Development Center at 336-278-6538 or by email at careerservices@elon.edu.

Faculty and staff who are interested in teaching a Transition Strategies course may contact Rhonda Kosusko, Associate Director, Student Professional Development Center, at 336-278-6538 or by email at rkosusko@elon.edu for more information.