Career Services Fellowship

North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 29, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Elon University’s Student Professional Development Center (SPDC) is pleased to announce a fellowship position to begin Thursday, August 5th 2021. The individual appointed to this full-time, 10-month position will assist in all aspects of the operation but in particular focus on supporting staff with:

(1) career advising 1:1 appointments, classroom/student organization presentations, and employer relations;
(2) collaborating with Student Life and additional offices across campus to continue leading career programming initiatives, with special interest in the Station at Mill Point Neighborhood which is a residential neighborhood predominately consisting of seniors with a community theme focused on preparing them for life after Elon;
(3) building relationships with offices/departments across campus that align with professional interests to further support the work of the SPDC;
(4) teaching Elon’s student “Transitions Strategies” courses (one credit hour weekly courses preparing students for their professional life after college offered every semester);
(5) supporting Elon’s growing list of student professional development programming and events, (potentially working in a virtual capacity); and
(6) assisting with marketing efforts (e.g. blog writing) while showing an interest in supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within the office.

Please visit the Elon University Careers blog for more information on the activities, lives, and professional growth of the 2020-2021 fellow and their SPDC colleagues at: Search by “Career Fellows” tag for Fellowship content.

The fellow will receive $1,500.00 per month as well as university housing and a meal stipend. Meal stipend is able to be used at on campus dining locations as well as multiple off-campus dining, grocery, and retail location in the Elon/Burlington area. The fellow is also granted funds for professional development and opportunities for personal and professional growth such as Spanish language classes, and if selected, to participate in service learning programs (e.g. alternative spring break trips). Please note: health insurance is not provided by Elon University for the fellowship.

Application deadline is March 1, 2021. Apply at University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants. 

Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered liberal arts university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon's 6,700 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for experiential learning programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service. Elon is ranked the nation's #1 master's-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more than any other university in the nation for academic programs that "Focus on Student Success." More than 425 full-time faculty members teach in six academic units: Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law. Elon's four-year graduation rate of 78 percent ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. private universities. The student-faculty ratio is 12-1, and the average class size is 20. The university's 636-acre residential campus in the Town of Elon, N.C., is consistently recognized as one of the nation's finest environments for learning. The Elon Phoenix NCAA Division I athletic program is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.