As Elon Alumni, you have access to Elon NEXT, a one-stop shop for a range of professional development resources that will help you learn new skills, advance or change your career path, or feed your hunger for new intellectual frontiers.
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.
Join Elon’s new dynamic professional network that serves alumni and other members of the Elon family. Join today to tap into resources that will help you grow as a learner, mentor and connector.
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.
April 20 | Your New Direction: A Glance Inside Your New City with Emily Bourke ’16, Kristen Bourke ’18, Lauren Ludlow ’13, Kennedy Ojimadu ’17, and Janay Tyson ’20
May 11 | The Great Resignation: Industry Trends of Our Time with Brooke Buffington (Registration Coming Soon)
June | Let’s Talk About Cryptocurrency with Dr. Thibaut Morillon (Registration Coming Soon)
Career Coaching is intended to assist Elon alumni in understanding where they are now, exploring where they want to be, and developing the competencies to get there. Coaching session are applicable to all stages of your career, whether you are a recent grad or a middle-level career professional. Coaching sessions will be conducted virtually and can be done from the comfort of your home. Interested in our Career Coaching program? Applications are now open.
- 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.
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.