Students explore employment opportunities at Sales Meet and Greet

More than 50 students networked with representatives from a variety of employers at the Sept. 19 event.

The Elon Sales Meet and Greet attracted 52 students interested in sales, consulting, marketing, relationship and account management, and business development employment opportunities.

The Chandler Family Professional Sales Center in partnership with the Student Professional Development Center hosted the Sept. 19 event to provide an opportunity for students to connect with employers interested in recruiting Elon talent. 

“The Sales Meet and Greet provided the perfect intimate environment to network with potential employers and make lasting contacts,” said senior management major Kelly Halnen. “I enjoyed getting the opportunity to speak with employers face to face and learn more about a career path in sales.”

The following employers attended the event:

  • Amica Mutual Insurance
  • ChannelAdvisor
  • CHG Healthcare
  • Dell
  • EF Education First
  • Gartner
  • GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
  • John Galt Staffing
  • Lenovo
  • Live Oak Bank
  • NetApp
  • Red Ventures
  • SAS
  • The Select Group

The Chandler Family Professional Sales Center, established in 2008 by an endowment gift from Elon Trustee Thomas E. Chandler, owner of Chandler Concrete Co., and his family, promotes professional selling and sales management, provides high-quality instruction to both students and sales executives, and conducts research that advances the field of sales.