Student Professional Development Center

Debby Wall

Director of Internships

Debby is responsible for assisting students with job and internship searches, providing resumé and cover letter critiques, explaining the practical application of the experiential learning requirement (ELR) to students, and supervising the Individualized Learning component of the ELR. This includes co-monitoring the co-op program and serving as an internship resource for faculty. Other responsibilities include helping employers develop internship programs with Elon and advertising internship opportunities to faculty and students. Debby is also co-advisor for the student SHRM chapter (society for human resource management), which is a professional organization.


  • Education/Training
    • MA, UNC-Greensboro
    • BA, Elon University
  • Certifications
    • Non-profit Management Program, Duke University, Durham, NC
    • Grant Writing, The Grantsmanship Center, Los Angeles, CA
    • Strengths Quest Trained
  • Professional Activity
    • NSEE (National Society for Experiential Education)
    • ACHRA (Alamance County Human Resource Association
    • NCACE (North Carolina Association of Colleges and Employers
    • NCCDA (North Carolina Career Development Association)
    • SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management)
  • Personal Interests
    • Prior to my 28 years at Elon, my employment has been in human resource management. I enjoy spending time with my husband David, children, and six grandchildren. My husband and I have two inside cats and four granddogs.

I can help you with:

  • Resumes
  • Cover Letters
  • Portfolios
  • Interview Preparation/Mock Interviews
  • Networking
  • Internship Search Strategies
  • Credit for Internships/Co-ops/Individualized Learning (ELR)
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Choosing a major
  • Career Exploration
  • Researching Target Organizations
  • Professional Etiquette/Do’s and Don’ts of the Job Search
  • Transition Strategies/Career Class Information