The Student Professional Development Center provides guidance and support to Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences students as they pursue successful careers and post-graduate work. The SPDC assists with career exploration, job/internship searching, interview preparation, the graduate school process, and much more. To schedule an appointment, visit the Elon Job Network or call 336-278-6538.
Career Development Process
Gain experience and grow your skills
Learn how to tell your story
- Resume and cover letter
- Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences major-specific resumes
- Interviewing (job/internship)
- Interviewing (graduate school)
Launch your life and career
Employment & Graduate School Status
Each year Elon’s Student Professional Development Center conducts a survey of the most recent graduating class, nine months following graduation, to ascertain employment or graduate school status. With 20 academic departments offering more than 40 different majors our graduates pursue a wide variety of professional outcomes. Approximately one fifth of the graduating seniors report attending graduate school; the percentage of students pursuing advanced professional degrees upon graduation is higher in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Employment & Graduate School Status (nine months after graduation)
|Both Graduate School & Employed||16%||NA||NA|
Please note there is overlap in the number of graduates reporting being in graduate school and employed in data collected in 2015 and 2016.
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