Career preparation for student-athletes is similar to that of all college students. Some unique circumstances exist, however, that are specific to student-athletes. The CDC recognizes these scenarios and provides the following assistance to student-athletes to aid in career preparation.
- Focus - Student Athletes [pdf]: Includes how to get started, marketing your athletic participation and CDC resources
- Career Preparation for Student-Athletes [ppt]
- Example Cover Letter [pdf]: Highlights how to market athletic participation in a cover letter or letter of application
- Example Letter of Inquiry [pdf]
Finding a job or internship in the "sports industry" can mean a lot of things, here are some sites to start your research: