Elon Job Network (EJN)
Make an appointment with a career advisor, search and apply for internships and jobs, register for recruitment and professional events, and sign-up to have a LinkedIn picture taken, all through the Elon Job Network (EJN).
For finance technical interview preparation, please reach out to Professor Kate Upton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
LinkedIn and Networking
Additional Career Resources
Business Career Community
Information includes employment outlook and trends, job and internship boards, relevant professional and student organizations, and campus and community events for business students.
Leadership Development & Rotational Programs
Student Business Cards
Graduate Students (MBA, MSBA, MSA)
Career Development Cycle
Familiarize yourself with Elon and U.S. culture. Participate in activities that will help you explore possible majors and career paths. Get to know people in your classes – both international and U.S. students. Meet with key contacts across campus.
- Join campus clubs and organizations.
- Use the resources and programs available through the SPDC.
- Register for the EJN, a resource provided by the SPDC that lets you search for and apply to jobs and, research career development resources.
- Follow Elon University on LinkedIn to find alumni to connect with.
- Participate in job shadowing and conduct informational interviews.
- Meet with a career advisor in the Porter Center to talk through your career goals.
- Meet with your academic advisor to discuss your academic plans.
- Meet with an advisor in the Global Education Center to learn about your work eligibility in the U.S. and the process you should follow.
Develop the skills you need to secure an internship or full-time position. Use tools and resources to develop your resume, LinkedIn profile, professional network, interviewing skills, and more.
- Practice talking to employers about their ability to hire an international student.
- Develop your professional and social English.
- Review the Porter Center Guides and Resources, especially the sections on resumes, cover letters, networking, and interviewing.
- Attend career workshops and programs for international students.
- Research employers who are experienced at hiring international students.
- Learn the differences between the internship or job search process in the U.S. and abroad.
- Learn about proper office etiquette in the U.S.
- Practice your interviewing skills through Big Interview or a mock interview with a Porter Center Career Advisor.
- Purchase interview attire.
- Have a professional photo taken at the SPDC.
Gain experience on campus through class projects, research, clubs, or leadership opportunities. Seek out industry experience through externships, internships, and co-ops.
- Meet with a career advisor to understand your options for on or off-campus work experience.
- Ensure that you have the proper work authorization before working.
- Apply to internships and jobs through the EJN and other job boards.
- Filter job listings by work authorization status.
- Pursue experiences such as research, leadership roles, and service opportunities.
- Volunteer in the local Elon community.
- Consider immersion trips and study abroad opportunities.
- Identify international companies operating in the U.S. that you might want to pursue.
- Develop a target list of employers that have sponsored international students in the past.
- Have a “Plan B” – seek work opportunities abroad.
- Meet with a career advisor to develop your personalized internship or job search plan
Form and strengthen relationships with alumni, professors, friends, family members, and industry contacts – both in the U.S. and abroad. Seek information and advice about career paths, industries, and organizations to make informed choices and uncover opportunities. Use available resources to identify contacts and grow connections.
- Try to identify people in your home country who work for U.S. corporations.
- Connect with former Elon international students who are working in the U.S.
- Conduct informational interviews.
Establish relationships with your faculty, advisors, peers, and campus offices.
- Attend fall and spring career related programs and events.
- Attend Employer Information sessions offered through EJN.
- Check EJN for other events.
This is only a sample of Sophomore Programs. Some applications may be open now or will open in the winter months. Please check company websites regularly for the most up-to-date information.
- Internship Search Page
- Discovery Internship
- Deloitte National Leadership Conference
- International Women’s Day Conference
- Consulting National Case Competition
- Audit Innovation Campus Challenge
- Discovery Intern (sophomore) Audit & Assurance – Summer 2024
- Discovery Intern (sophomore) Audit & Assurance – Summer 2025
- Discovery Intern (sophomore) Risk & Financial Advisory – Summer 2024
- Discovery Intern (sophomore) Risk & Financial Advisory (Government & Public Services) – Summer 2024
- Discovery Intern (Sophomore) Tax – Summer 2024
- Discovery Intern (Freshman) – Summer 2024
- Summer 2024 & 2023 Internship Applications are open NOW (not many, if any, internships for sophomore level students)
- Start Internship– Applications currently closed
- Women’s Consulting Experience
- Destination CPA – Applications currently closed
- EY Women in Technology Conference – link to apply is through EJN
- EY-Parthenon Emerging Leaders Program– Applications currently closed
- Internships and Student Programs
- EY US Student Job Search
- USA – Core Business Services – Launch – Intern – Summer 2024
- KPMG pre-internship programs
- Embark Scholars
- KPMG Women in Advisory Summit Application – application currently closed, link will take you to alert signup
- KPMG Rise Leadership Conference 2024 Interest Form
Bank of America
- Wealth Management Sophomore Summer Analyst Program-Private Bank 2023
- Global Markets Sustainable Finance Sophomore Summer Analyst Program – 2024
- Global Markets Chief of Staff Sophomore Summer Analyst Program – 2024
- Global Markets Sales & Trading Rotational Sophomore Summer Analyst Program – 2024
- Wealth Management Sophomore Summer Analyst Program – Chief Investment Office, Investment Solutions Group, and Merrill Home Office 2024
- University Programs Page
- University Programs Application Dates and Deadlines
- Audit Program
- Commercial Banking Analyst Program
- Banking & Financial advising internship: applications not yet open
- General Information
- Upcoming Student Events
- Winning Women Program
- Career.edYOU Academy
- Advancing Black Pathways Apprentice Program
- Advancing Hispanics & Latinos Fellows
The following programs have September 8, 2023 deadlines:
- 2024 Fixed Income Sophomore Summer Analyst Program (New York)
- 2024 Institutional Securities Group Risk Management Sophomore Summer Analyst Program (New York)
- 2024 Institutional Equity Derivatives Trading & Structuring Sophomore Summer Analyst Program (New York)
- 2024 Institutional Equity Sophomore Analyst Program (New York)