The Student Professional Development Center advisors work with students through the entire career development process including self-exploration, career and employer research, resumes and cover letters, interviewing help, job/internship/graduate school search. To schedule an appointment or drop-in log into your Elon Job Network (EJN)
Request a Presentation
Interested in requesting a career advisor to present to your organization on career development topics such as resume/cover letter writing, creating a LinkedIn profile, how to prepare for an interview, networking, and more? Please submit presentation requests with as much lead time as possible (two weeks or more is best), so we can better accommodate your request.
Request a presentation HERE.
Jobs & Internships
The Student Professional Development Center career advisors work with students to create a customized search including networking assistance, company exploration, and industry-specific job and internship sites. Our corporate and employer relations team travel the country to build relationships with quality employers and then connect them to Elon talent through on-campus recruiting, career fairs, and job and internship posts on the Elon Job Network. Videos: Internship | Job Search
On-Campus Jobs & Federal Work Study
Student employees work in almost every department of the University. The Elon Job Network (EJN) is an online database where departments post on-campus and federal work-study jobs. Use your Elon username and password to search for openings. Check out all the student employment resources on this page. Videos: Professionalism
Resumes, Cover Letters, and Online Presence
Your resume, cover letter, e-portfolio, and LinkedIn profile help employers learn more about your skills, accomplishments, professional interests and involvement. Career advisors are available to assist you with your self-marketing materials. Videos: Cover Letter | Resume | Web Presence
The interview is a critical component of the application process. This is the time to show your interviewer your personality and sell them on the skills and qualifications that make you a great fit for the opportunity. A successful interview requires effective research, advance preparation and plenty of practice. The Student Professional Development Center provides resources to help you hone your interviewing skills. Videos: In-Person Interviews | Phone Interviews | Virtual Interviews
Graduate school is an opportunity to gain specialized knowledge and skills in a particular discipline. The application process for graduate school can be complex, so it is important to conduct effective research regarding your options and allow time to prepare all materials. The Student Professional Development Center provides support to students throughout the graduate school process, from exploring program options to applying and interviewing for opportunities. Videos
Choosing a Career
Where do you get started with the career exploration process? There are four major steps in the process, although you may find that you may circle through this process many times throughout your professional life. The Student Professional Development Center is here to help you every step of the way. To schedule an appointment call 336-278-6538. Videos: Career Exploration | Informational Interviews
Schedule a Professional Development Presentation designed for your student group, club, or organization. Topics include: Professional Etiquette, LinkedIn- For job/internship search, Building Connections and Networking, Personal Finance, Negotiation, and many more! View the full list of topics HERE and request a session today.