Departmental Alumni

Because of the real-world experience that Elon students get through a variety of internships, Elon’s alumni have many career choices. Here are just a few examples of where graduates have gone to work after studying in the department at Elon:

Government: Washington, DC

General Services Administration
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Drug Enforcement Administration
U.S. Postal Service – Office of Inspector General
U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton, NY
U.S. Senator John McCain, AR
U.S. Senator Joe Biden, DE
U.S. Senator Conrad Burns, MT
U.S. Representative David Price, NC
U.S. Representative Walter Jones, NC
U.S. Representative Cass Ballenger, NC
U.S. Representative Frank Wolf, VA

Government: North Carolina

NC Department of Commerce
City of Graham – planning
City of Burlington – planning
City of Spring Lake – city manager
Albemarle County – assistant county manager
City of Spencer – planning
Caswell County – director of parks and recreation
Smart Start – director

Partisan Politics

Senator Hillary Clinton – PAC
Senator Jay Rockefeller – PAC
Celinda Lake & Associates – polling
Shoen Penn Associates – polling
Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee
Republican National Committee
Democratic National Committee


Cassidy and Associates – lobby firm
KM Communications – public relations
Universities Space Research Association
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Habitat for Humanity
Corning Incorporated – government relations
American Advertising Federation
Health Insurance Association of America
Citizens for a Sound Economy
Eddie Mahe Associates – lobby firm
Frank Foundation – philanthropy

Teaching/Higher Education

Prince George’s School System – teacher
Yale University – development
Georgetown University – alumni development
Elon University – admissions office
Elon University ­ registrar’s office
UNC-Chapel Hill – public relations

Private Sector

InvenCom – security firm
Gilchrist Associates – consultant
Edward Jones – stock broker
T. Rowe Price – stock broker
Nordstrom – retail
Marasco Newton Group – environmental consultants
Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue – law firm
BFI – waste management
West End – restaurant in Elon
Alamance County Chamber of Commerce
Ham’s Restaurant – manager
Green and Gross – law firm in Bridgeport, CT
Hunton and Williams – law firm in Richmond, VA
Allen and Pinnix – law firm in Raleigh, NC
Farm Bureau – law position in Raleigh, NC