An All-Steinway School, the Department of Music at Elon University fosters a rigorous and creative learning environment, engaging, educating and inspiring students for lifelong fulfillment through music.  We provide a nurturing, innovative, and artistically rich learning community that embraces diverse musical genres and challenges the pursuit of excellence and academic rigor in scholarship, performance and creative activity, empowering our students for meaningful contributions in their chosen profession.

Proactive career development takes place with faculty mentors in the department and through early and ongoing engagement with the Student Professional Development Center (SPDC), the valuable services of which can be found here.  We encourage you to take regular advantage of the SPDC beginning with your first day on campus.

– Jon Metzger, Chair of the Music Department

How do I get started?

The Student Professional Development Center provides guidance and support to students as they pursue successful careers and post-graduate work in Music.  The SPDC assists with career exploration, job/internship searching, interview preparation, the graduate school process and much more.  To schedule an appointment, call 336-278-6538  or make an appointment online via the Elon Job Network.

Build your resume/CV

Find a job, internship, or co-op

Thinking about graduate or professional school?

Call 336-278-6538  or stop in Moseley 140 to schedule an appointment with René Jackson, Associate Director for Graduate School Programs, to discuss the application process, your personal statement, CV, and more.

For more career development information visit the Student Success page on the Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences site.