Articles by Kim Giles

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Career Insights: Strategic communications at work in the healthcare industry

November 19, 2019

Hear from Elon alumnae about their experiences working with the W20 Group, a healthcare marketing firm. If you are thinking about a career in communications and marketings, this article provides insight into the healthcare industry and advice for students who are thinking about this career path.

Dream careers await at The Social Career Impact Fair

November 7, 2019

On Tuesday, November 12 from 3:30-5:30 pm in McKinnon Hall representatives from non-profit organizations, rooted in domestic and international causes, will discuss internships, fellowships, post-graduate, and full-time employment opportunities with Elon students who are passionate about building careers making a difference in the world. 

Career Insights: When to jump

November 4, 2019

It's ok to switch your major, it's ok to change your interests, and it's ok to go down a totally different career path. Kiera O'Donnell offers refreshing advice for those in a mid-college crisis and reminds us to pursue what we are most passionate about.

Career Insights: Salary. Know your worth.

October 24, 2019

You get the job of your dreams, you accept your employer's offer...but how do you negotiate the salary? Ross Wade says that researching salaries in that field, costs of living and budgetary issues should be equal aspects of the interview preparation. Make sure you are getting the job you desire with the salary you desire.

Career Insights: Could Your Next Big Thing Be Freelancing?

October 3, 2019

If you're thinking about going into the freelancing world or maybe you've never even heard of it, Ms. Judge at the Student Professional Development Center offers insight into this growing business and whether its right for you. A freelancing gig could give you the freedom you need while honing in on the craft you're most passionate about.

Career Insights: So you want to be an engineer, huh?

September 25, 2019

There are many paths that engineering students can choose from as part of the Elon dual-degree program. Here are some ideas for creating the most competitive portfolio for the industry including internships and extracurricular experience.