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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.
February 24th at 12:00 p.m. | Keys to Success: Virtual Interviewing with Amber Moser, Director of Internships, School of Communications
March 10th at 12:00 p.m. | Movement & Workplace Ergonomics with Manoli Lagos ’14 and Nicole Aivazoglou, Wellness Consultants + Founders of The Living Fuel
March 19th at 12:00 p.m. | Get to Know the Interactive Media Program at Elon University with Madeline Mullikin, Manager of Graduate and Global Programs
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 closed at this time, but stay tuned for more details on how to apply in the future.
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.