Career Assistance & Professional Development

  • The Student Professional Development Center’s professionals are available to assist Elon alumni with resume reviews, networking assistance, interviewing tips, and questions about career transitions.
  • Schedule an appointment with Lasse Palomaki, Associate Director of Career Services for Alumni, using this link
  • Connect with Elon alumni in your area by participating in alumni chapter and affinity group activities.
  • Alumni Engagement provides professional development resources, including learning on demand, networking opportunities, and much more.
  • Alumni Career Coaching is offered by Elon’s Office of Alumni Engagement in partnership with the Office of Leadership & Professional Development (OLPD.)

    Expanded individual, confidential coaching sessions to alumni. Board-certified coaches conduct sessions with 20+ years of experience and are qualified to help identify career goals, develop additional leadership skills, and navigate future career transitions. This coaching program supports Elon’s commitment to continuous learning and education for our alumni. 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 sessions apply to all career stages, 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.

    With participation, you will be eligible for two complimentary professional coaching sessions over a 3–6-month period. Elon University will cover the coaching fee. Selected individuals will receive an email from Ann Flaherty, director of the Office of Leadership & Professional Development, who will share more information about the program and introduce you to your coach. You and your coach will then work together to schedule a date/time to meet that is convenient for your schedule. Please note that if selected, participants will be asked to provide feedback regarding their experience within the program to help us further develop, expand, and adapt the program to better meet the needs of future alumni participants.

  • Log on to the Elon Job Network (EJN). All alumni should log into EJN using their Alumni Email Forwarding Service address (
    • Log-in instructions for Alumni of the most recent graduating year:
      Student email accounts ( expire on April 15th of the year following graduation. Through April 15th you can self-register for the Alumni Email Forwarding Service. After April 15, you will need to call the Elon Technology Service Desk at 336-278-5200 for assistance.
    • Log-in instructions for Alumni of other graduating years beginning with the Class of 2014:
      You will need to call the Elon Technology Service Desk at 336-278-5200 for assistance setting up an Alumni Email Forwarding Service.
    • If you are an alum of the Class of 2013 or earlier, or if you need additional assistance:
      Please contact the Elon Student Professional Development Center, 336-278-6538, Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm ET.

The Elon Alumni Bridges Program

The Elon Alumni Bridges Program is specifically designed for recent Elon graduates who are interested in beginning their careers in Charlotte, N.C., or Los Angeles, C.A. The program can help make the transition from college to career smooth.

Engage with Elon Talent

  • Connect with us directly so we can help proactively connect you to students who could benefit from your industry knowledge and expertise.
  • Engage with students through virtual and campus career panels, workshops, and events.

Hire Elon Talent

  • Post a job or internship on EJN. Connect with the Corporate and Employer Relations team to receive resume submissions, with faculty and staff recommendations.
  • Connect the Corporate and Employer Relations team to the Talent Acquisition/Campus Recruitment team at your company so we can work together to make sure Elon students and alumni have access to the best career opportunities in the country.