Business Cards

Stand out from the crowd and order customized Elon Calling Cards to hand out during interviews, internships and networking events.

Career Community (Industry-Specific) Resources

Learn More about industry-specific information related to groups of occupations within Elon’s seven career communities.

College²Career (C²C) Pathways

dIGITAL BADGE NOW AVAILABLE WITH COLLEGE2CAREER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PATHWAYS PROGRAMFollowing the College2Career (C2C) Pathways Professional Development Rewards Program will help students become career-ready by completing a series of guided career development activities to gain relevant skills to utilize in today’s workforce.

While completing activities, students bolster their professional skills and can earn a Digital Badge issued by Elon University.

There are a variety of rewards to earn – an Umbrella or Tote for step 1; a Padfolio or Hammock for step 2; $25 phoenix cash or an Oak House Gift Card for step 3; a Tumbler or Speaker for step 4, and lastly, Apple AirPods or a $100 Target gift card when all four steps and their associated activities are completed.

More details about the C2C Rewards Program can be found on the Elon Job Network (EJN) here!

Career Videos

Candid Careers Video Library – videos on resume and cover letter writing, job search, business etiquette, interviewing, juggling job offers, salary negotiation, and more.

College Majors – videos covering a wide variety of majors. View videos reflecting the diverse career paths of graduates with liberal arts degrees.

Company Information – learn about companies covering diverse industries such as Adidas, Citrix, Disney, ESPN, Facebook, JP Morgan Chase, Mattel, Wells Fargo, and more.

Industry – videos covering industries such as art, education, healthcare, law, sales and marketing, writing and journalism, and more.

Professional Development – videos covering common sense professionalism tips for engaging with employers and networking.

Cover Letters and Resumes

Internship/Job Search and Networking

Elon Job Network (EJN) – View opportunities from employers that are interested in Elon talent. How to create a JOB ALERT on EJN.

ADPList – Database of professionals that want to mentor students interested in content writing, data science, design, marketing, product management and product research.

Budget Calculator – Enter salary, rent/mortgage, insurance costs, loan repayments, etc. to create a budget for a successful future.

Business Research Library Guide – Belk Library’s list of resources providing comprehensive, and up-to-date research on over 700 industries, including statistics, analysis, and forecasts.

Candid Careers Video Library – videos on job search, business etiquette, interviewing, juggling job offers, salary negotiation, and more

Chegg Internships – Get help with your resume, tell a story with your cover letter, tips to nail that interview, and more!

Cost of Living Calculator – Compare salaries and how far they will get you in various cities and states across the country.

Experience.com (by Symplicity) – Articles and advice for college students and graduates

First Research – Industry overviews, growth ratings, quarterly updates, business trends and challenges, and relevant and industry-specific questions to ask professionals (a great way to make a strong impression during interviews and networking events).

Glassdoor.com – Research company reviews, salaries, interview questions, jobs and more.

Informational Interview/Networking Guide – Learn about career paths, industries, and career tips while networking.

Internship and Job Search Organizer – Use this spreadsheet to keep track of all of your application deadlines, networking notes, and more.

Interstride – Helps to close the opportunity gap for international students by empowering students – and their institutions to help – build a career and life they love wherever in the world.

Leadership Development and Rotational Programs – Leadership development and rotational programs provide you with in-depth experiences, ongoing mentorship, and targeted training across a range of business areas within a company. Be sure to check EJN prior to applying to any of these programs as Elon may already have a relationship with the employer.

LinkedIn guide for job/internship search, profile development, and networking.

Salary Calculator – Discover salary averages specific to job function and geographic location.

WayUp.com – job board for college students and recent grads.

Zippia – Explore jobs, majors, and cities.

Interviewing

Big Interview – Online/virtual practice interviewing tool that records your interview and provides tips and strategies for answering a variety of interview questions.

Candid Careers Video Library – videos on business etiquette, interviewing, juggling job offers, salary negotiation, and more.

First Research – Industry overviews, growth ratings, quarterly updates, business trends and challenges, and relevant and industry-specific questions to ask professionals (a great way to make a strong impression during interviews and networking events).

Graduate School Interview Questions

Illegal Interview Questions

Interview Guide Quick Guide

Skills Clari-T Chart

Guide to Negotiating Your Salary

Major and Career Exploration/Planning

Elon Majors & Minors

Four-Year Career Plan

Career Exploration and Education Courses

  • Unlock Your Future with Career Exploration and Education Courses!Are you ready to take the next step toward a successful future? Enroll in our one-credit Career Exploration and Education courses designed to empower you for life beyond Elon University.What You’ll Gain:
    Internship and Job Opportunities

    Support:
    Receive expert guidance to land internships and jobs. Craft a standout resume and cover letter that will catch the eyes of recruiters.

    Mastering the Interview:
    Learn the art of presenting your best self in interviews. Gain confidence and skills that will set you apart from the competition.

    Graduate School Preparation:
    Considering further education? Get insights on the graduate school application process and make informed decisions about your academic future.

    Financial Literacy:
    Worried about managing finances independently? Our courses cover practical financial management tips to set you up for financial success post-graduation.

    Why Choose Career Exploration and Education Courses:

    Credit and Learning Combined:
    Earn credits while gaining practical knowledge crucial for your professional journey.

    Comprehensive Course Topics:
    Explore a range of topics tailored to your career development needs.

    How to Enroll:
    Ready to invest in your future? Simply search for “Career Exploration and Education (CAE)” under the subject field on OnTrack. Take the first step toward a brighter tomorrow!

    Don’t miss out on this opportunity to equip yourself with the skills and knowledge needed for life after Elon. Your journey to success starts here!

O-Net – A source of occupational information. Valid data are essential to understanding the rapidly changing nature of work and how it impacts the workforce and U.S. economy. Data have proven vital in helping people find the training and jobs they need. The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) is developed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA) through a grant to the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

Strengths Quest:

MyPlan – Take assessments to better understand your personality type, interests, skills, and values. Create your individual account, and when prompted, enter license code 99ZR62JC to take assessments at no charge.

What Can I Do With This Major? – Connect academic majors to possible career paths, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities.

Candid Careers Video Library – videos on majors, and jobs

Zippia – Explore jobs, majors, and cities.

Accessibility

Disabilities Resources available at Elon: for students for whom a disability may prevent the completion of online activities

Media Services Resources: for students who have accessibility issues because of a lack of technology resources