Jobs and Opportunities at Elon University

Elon University is a private liberal arts university in Elon, North Carolina with a 57% acceptance rate. Elon has tons of opportunities an jobs available for their students to take advantage of, so here are 7 of their best student jobs!

1. Tutoring 

tutor teaching a kid

Tutoring is a very easy job to get at most colleges if you have a deep understanding of a certain subject. Students with knowledge about a class/subject can be hired to tutor other students at the tutoring center. This job has mostly flexible hours that depend on your schedule.

2. Lab Assistant

people in a lab

The lab assistant job requires students to help the lab technician with data, lab prep/cleaning, lab reports, and more. Students applying for the lab assistant position should have previous experience in laboratories. It requires around 10-20 hours per week.

3. Food Services

dining hall

Students who work in the EU food services help maintain and clean the dining halls, prepare and serve food, and set up the dining halls. This job requires 20 hours per week, and is relatively easy to get due to its lack of many prerequisites.

4. Dorm Security

dorm lobby lounge

As a dorm security monitor, students should watch over dormitories at Elon University. Students are assigned to one dorm at the start of their job and help sign students in and give out mail, as well as work with the security guard after hours. This job requires at least 15 hours per week.

5. Teaching Assistant

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This job requires a lot of hours weekly due to class attendance and office hours, as well as a lot of dedication and work. As a teaching assistant, students help professors with grading, scheduling, office hours, recitations and more. This job can get pretty selective.

6. Writing Center

writing an essay

Like the tutoring job, the writing center job is for students with proficient writing skills for assignments, essays and projects. Students work in the writing center and assist others with their essays through editing and advice. Students work on their own schedule and choose their hours.

7. One Class Note Taker


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Author: Amanda Burnes

I'm a freshman at Syracuse University, who's excited to be writing for OneClass!

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