Degree Outcomes Matter

Elon prepares students for success after graduation. With the help of supportive Student Professional Development Center (SPDC) counselors, Elon students begin career planning early, identify internship and research opportunities, build their professional network and are well-prepared to find jobs or succeed in graduate school.

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96%of the Class of 2023 were employed, in graduate school or doing service within nine months of graduation
95%of the Class of 2023 accepted a position related to their career goals
87%of graduates completed an internship (both for credit and not-for-credit)
Haydn Stucker, who is wearing a blue suit, had success after graduation as a systems engineer.

Haydn Stucker 鈥23

Major: Computer Science and Engineering

What’s Next? System Engineer II for General Dynamics听Missions Systems

My most meaningful Elon experience was the chance to intern with different engineering companies. It was incredible to learn more about how my education, both in and out of the classroom, can make such an impact on the world.

Elon prepared Javik Blake, who is standing on a baseball field, with an excellent career outcome.

Javik Blake 鈥23

Major: Journalism

What鈥檚 Next? Announcer for the Biloxi Shuckers

To get on air as a first-year student is not an opportunity you get at other universities, and I wasn鈥檛 willing to wait until my junior year. That is what makes Elon special. I could start right away. It鈥檚 not like this everywhere else.

Elon prepared Jane Ragland, who is wearing a maroon sweater and necklace, for success after graduation.

Jane Ragland 鈥23

Majors: Economic Consulting and Accounting/ master鈥檚 in Accounting (Accelerated 3+1 Dual-Degree Program)

What’s Next? Internal audit analyst with Goldman Sachs

From internships and research projects to study abroad, Elon offers a wealth of
opportunities for students to gain practical experience and apply what they learn in
the classroom to real-world situations. Elon has been instrumental in not only providing me with the inspiration to foster my career goals but has helped turn my lofty dreams into actionable steps.

Elon's excellent degree outcomes helped Justine Hurst, who is standing outside on Elon's campus, secure a position as a MedFellow.

Justine Hurst 鈥23

Major: Exercise Science

What’s Next? MedServe Fellow with Americorps

I鈥檓 so lucky to have had countless professors at Elon who helped me grow as a
student and person. Whenever I see them, after taking their classes, they always ask about my life, interests and future plans. These relationships are one of the main reasons I chose Elon. I didn鈥檛 want to be a number on the roster. I wanted my professors to know me.

Elon prepared students like Ava Rosen, who is wearing a blue blazer and standing outside, with success after graduation.

Ava Rosen 鈥23

Major: Finance

What’s Next? Risk analyst with Goldman Sachs

I feel confident that I will be able to deliver on group projects in my career and am looking forward to working on debt and equity reports that are even more data-driven and narrative-focused.

Career outcomes matter at Elon. That's why Andrew Harper, who is wearing a pink shirt, was prepared for success after graduation.

Andrew Harper 鈥22

Major: Economic Consulting, Finance and Business Analytics

What鈥檚 Next? Management Consulting at PWC

鈥淭he two things that helped me get a job quickly were studying abroad and extracurricular leadership activities. In all my interviews employers always pointed out all the leadership positions I held and my unique experience in the Dominican Republic.鈥

Ciani Foy, who is wearing a white jumpsuit, was prepared for success after graduation.

Ciani Foy 鈥22

Major: Communication Design

What鈥檚 Next? User Experience Designer at Gap Inc.

鈥淓lon opened me up to thinking big when it came to the career I wanted. I started searching for internships that matched communication design, and other passions of mine, which included fashion. Ultimately, it was my internship at Gap Inc. that led to the full-time job.鈥

Excellent degree outcomes at Elon landed Jack Haley, who is wearing a red checkered shirt, a job immediately after graduation.

Jack Haley 鈥21

Major: Journalism

What鈥檚 Next? Social Media Associate at Newsweek

鈥淭hrough my work at the Elon News Network, I connected with people. This year the former managing editor of Elon鈥檚 student newspaper, the Pendulum, reached out about a job opening at Newsweek. She thought of me because of the close professional relationship we formed while at Elon.鈥

Lindsey Schubert, who is wearing a blue dress, is one of many Elon students with positive career outcomes immediately after graduation.

Lindsey Schubert 鈥21

Major: Strategic Communications and Media Analytics

What鈥檚 Next?听Public Relations Account Executive at Neff

鈥淚 chose Elon because of its small class sizes, the study abroad program and the overall feel of campus. I studied abroad twice, traveled to 10 countries as a result, and made lifelong friends. I know that Elon has prepared me for what鈥檚 to come.鈥

Kevin Scott, who is wearing a blue button-down shirt, was prepared for success after graduation.

Kevin Scott 鈥21

Major: Biochemistry

What鈥檚 Next? National Institutes of Health

鈥淓very step along the way, Dr. Miyamoto, my faculty mentor, prepared me for the future, providing insights into what life is like as a full-time researcher. She pushed me to work hard, while encouraging and supporting me through difficult times amplified by the pandemic.鈥

When it comes to career outcomes, Danielle Fisher, who is wearing a white blouse, is making the most of her Elon education.

Danielle Fisher 鈥21

Major: Business Analytics

What鈥檚 Next? Account Manager for Amazon

鈥淓lon exceeded my expectations by allowing me to develop strong relationships with professors and fellow students, complete internships and participate in a semester-long study abroad program."

Meaghan Murray, who is wearing a blue blouse, is an example Elon's excellent career outcomes.

Meaghan Murray 鈥21

Major: Finance and International Business

What鈥檚 Next?听Senior Financial Services Consultant with EY

鈥淚 formed so many incredible relationships with alumni and others within the Elon network. They mentored me, provided invaluable advice, and, ultimately, offered opportunities that led to my employment.鈥

Where Elon Students Work After Graduation

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation
AMC Networks
American Ballet Theater
American Diabetes Association
Baltimore Orioles
BNY Mellon
Booz Allen Hamilton
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Cambridge Associates
Capital One
Carolina Panthers
Creative Artists Agency
Credit Suisse
Dell EMC
Department of Defense
Disney Media & Entertainment
Duke University
Fidelity Investments
Goldman Sachs

Innovative Artists
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Marriott International
Massachusetts General Hospital
Morgan Stanley
NERA Economic Consulting
Northrop Grumman
Ogilvy & Mather
Oracle NetSuite
Philadelphia Eagles
Ralph Lauren
Red Ventures
Teach For America
Warner Bros.
Weber Shandwick
Wells Fargo

Student Professional Development Center Services

  • On-campus interviews with employers
  • Job and internship expos
  • Graduate and professional school fairs
  • Individual career advising sessions
  • Career and internship connections with alumni, parents and friends of Elon through The Elon Network on LinkedIn
  • Elon Job Network 鈥 an online resource for job and internship searches
  • Interview, r茅sum茅 and networking development 鈥 mock interviews and critiques
  • Weekly hot sheets of job and internship opportunities
  • Online career planning resources
  • Individual and online assessment and interpretation
  • Transition Strategies courses for life beyond Elon
  • Career support for Elon alumni

Learn more about the SPDC