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Professional development webinars are hosted periodically throughout the year by the Alumni Engagement Office. Here you can access all past webinars. Register by clicking on your webinar of choice.
January 6th at 12:00 p.m. | Authenticity and Allyship in the Workplace hosted by DEI Strategist and Multicultural Engagement Innovator, Clarisse Abayisenga ’15
Negotiating Your Salary and Asking for a Raise with Valerie Ardent
Looking Back to the Past, Advice to My Younger Self with Sydney Gruchot ’21 & Maris Mapp ’21
Navigating the Workplace when your Emotions are Triggered with Dr. Carnice Covert & Dr. Mark Eades
Cultivating Energy and Immunity During COVID with Manoli Lagos ’14
Decoding the Generations with Ryan Vet ’13
COVID-19 & What you Need to Know About Returning to Work with Cedric Pulliam ’12
Untangling the Design World for the Young Creative with Jordynn McKnight’15 iMedia’16
COVID 19 Update: Where the Investment World Is with Chris Harris
Get LinkedIn or Get Left Out with Danielle Golinski
Reach Your Career Goal: Mastering Your Organization with Patrick Minnock ’10
Entrepreneurship: How to Unlock the Door to Economic Opportunity with Brian Hamilton
How to Stay Well Professionally & Personally During a Pandemic with Kara Griffin ’11
Design a Presentation Your Brain Will Love with Michael Vaughn
Creating Your Personal Brand with Joyel Crawford ’97
Personal Finance: Better Money Habits with Chris Harris
Beyond the Oaks Podcast
A podcast devoted to alumni career and professional development. Through the Beyond the Oaks podcast you can develop skills and ideas to strengthen your professional profile. Be sure to subscribe on your preferred podcast listening application (Apple Podcasts, Google Music, or Spotify) to make sure you don’t miss out on any episodes! New episodes will be released periodically throughout the year and will feature a different Elon alum telling their story of the successes and challenges they have faced since graduating.
As your life and professional career evolve, so should your educational journey. Elon University’s School of Education is excited to welcome you to the new Elon NEXT
continuing education and professional development program. Delivered through online and in-person classroom options, the learning modules range from six to 15 hours of class time and offer continuing education units.
Six learning modules in areas including cybersecurity, personal finance, video production, artificial intelligence and machine learning, art and data analysis are available for registration now. Learn more here.
Throughout the year alumni receive invitations to events happening on-campus and in their local communities. As a primary way to advance and support alumni, Elon offers a diverse set of alumni events to help graduates develop and maintain strong networks. Some of these events include:
Professional Development Resources
As Elon Alumni, you have access to resources and tools to help build your network, plan and promote your career, and be a lifelong learner. Elon alumni have exclusive access to a range of benefits and resources offered by the university. Each resource is designed to enhance the alumni experience and provide opportunities to further connect with Elon’s alumni network. To receive all the benefits listed below, alumni are encouraged to update their information.
- Regional Chapter Events | Find your chapter here!
- Access to the Elon Network LinkedIn that connects over 9,000 alumni.
- Don’t know how to network? Check out this Networking Guide!
- Elon’s Student Professional Development Center offers alumni many of the resources utilized by current students. The experienced staff can offer career coaching, resume crafting, interview practice and job search resources. To schedule an appointment call (336) 278-6538.
- Elon’s digital library can be accessed here.
- Access to the Elon Job Network where jobs and professional development videos are posted.
University news subscriptions
The Magazine of Elon keeps alumni informed with the latest news on university programs and facilities, class notes and engaging stories on alumni and professors. The Alumni Action section offers information on regional and campus events, as well as important updates on alumni programs and services. Alumni also receive This Week at Elon, the university’s weekly e-newsletter via email.