Elon prepares students for success after graduation. With the help of supportive student professional development counselors, hands-on experiences in the classroom and quality internships that often lead to job opportunities, 96 percent of our graduates accept positions related to their career goals.
Major: Economic Consulting, Finance and Business Analytics
What’s Next? Management Consulting at PWC
“The two things that helped me get a job quickly were studying abroad and extracurricular leadership activities. In all my interviews employers always pointed out all the leadership positions I held and my unique experience in the Dominican Republic.”
Major: Communication Design
What’s Next? User Experience Designer at Gap Inc.
“Elon opened me up to thinking big when it came to the career I wanted. I started searching for internships that matched communication design, and other passions of mine, which included fashion. Ultimately, it was my internship at Gap Inc. that led to the full-time job.”
What’s Next? Social Media Associate at Newsweek
“Through my work at the Elon News Network, I connected with people. This year the former managing editor of Elon’s student newspaper, the Pendulum, reached out about a job opening at Newsweek. She thought of me because of the close professional relationship we formed while at Elon.”
Major: Strategic Communications and Media Analytics
What’s Next? Public Relations Specialist at Lands’ End
“I chose Elon because of its small class sizes, the study abroad program and the overall feel of campus. I studied abroad twice, traveled to 10 countries as a result, and made lifelong friends. I know that Elon has prepared me for what’s to come.”
What’s Next? National Institutes of Health
“Every step along the way, Dr. Miyamoto, my faculty mentor, prepared me for the future, providing insights into what life is like as a full-time researcher. She pushed me to work hard, while encouraging and supporting me through difficult times amplified by the pandemic.”
Major: Business Analytics
What’s Next? Global Sales Account Representative for Amazon
“Elon exceeded my expectations by allowing me to develop strong relationships with professors and fellow students, complete internships and participate in a semester-long study abroad program."
Major: Finance and International Business
What’s Next? Financial Services Consultant with EY
“I formed so many incredible relationships with alumni and others within the Elon network. They mentored me, provided invaluable advice, and, ultimately, offered opportunities that led to my employment.”