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Getting a Job in the Sports Industry

A search for specific, current career opportunities in the sports industry through job listings, internship information, and employment resources categorized by sport and by job.

Find a Sports Career Position
If you're ready to move into a sports career, here are some ideas on job hunting as well as profiles of sports careers. Also you'll find some resources to keep you on top of sports industry events as well as profiles of top leagues and teams.

Prepare For Job Interview Like a Game
Preparing for an interview is similar to preparing for the big game, putting in the time will make the difference.

Six Steps to Improving Your Sports Career Cover Letter
A half-dozen ideas to improve your cover letter targeted to a sports career.

Writing your Sports Career Resume
In the highly competitive field of sports careers, it's important to write a resume that stands out from the crowd. Here are some ideas on how to accomplish that goal.

Five Ideas for Improving Your Resume
I have outlined some common problems I have seen in resumes that I have read. Perhaps reviewing some of these problems will spark ideas for improving your own resume.

Strong Letter, Resume Can Open Doors
After you have found a sports career that interests you, a well-crafted resume and cover letter will help open doors.

Preparing for an Interview
Advice for an effective job interview.

Making a Decision on a Job Offer
Advice for after you receive a job offer. It is important to make an informed decision.

Samples of Resumes, Cover Letters
Review sample resumes and letters to get ideas for both the formatting and the content of your job search materials.

Best Job Search Sites
The best job search sites to find listings, including full-time jobs, entry-level jobs, and part-time jobs.

NCAA Job Board
The National Collegiate Athletic Association, which governs participating college and university sports programs, maintains a job board for its offices.

Job Board for Sports Writers
The Associated Press Sports Editors maintains a job board for sports writers and editors.

NASCAR Job Boards
NASCAR maintains links to jobs in the association, at tracks, and for racing teams.

Athletic Trainer Job Board
The National Athletic Trainers Association maintains a job board for its members. You must be an NATA member to access the board.

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