Breaking into Sports by Breaking the Mold

Garages, dorm rooms, parents’ basements: the humble birthplaces of some of our greatest innovations are almost as iconic as the products and companies themselves. We spend so much time talking about Facebook in terms of billions – members and market value – that it’s easy to forget that less than a decade ago its operations […]

Entry Level Sports Jobs with Real Growth Potential

Just because you can name all the mascots of the Sun Belt conference (Quick: What is North Texas’ mascot?) doesn’t mean you are destined for a successful career in sports. But who can blame you for wanting a sports job? It’s far superior to working in a cube for some nondescript business, plus there is […]

Launching a Career in Sports: Advice from the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

This article is a guest post from Rich Campbell, Sports Marketing Professor at Sonoma State University who recently attended the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. At the recent MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, the first panel on Saturday morning was entitled “Getting in the Game: Launching a Career in Sports”.  Since this site caters to just […]

From Small College to the Super Bowl

For all the big names and huge personalities that grab the headlines leading up to the Super Bowl, oftentimes important storylines revolve around lesser-known agents of the game who hold unheralded but impactful roles. 27-year old Canisius College graduate Stephen Sansonese is one such person. As the field and site grounds manager at MetLife Stadium, […]

Why (And How) You Should Pursue a Career in Sports Radio

Ask a broadcast radio veteran how the industry plans to combat the rise of Pandora, Spotify and other portable music listening options and they’ll tell you all about their on-air personalities and ability to be hyper-local. I’m not sure I buy that differentiator for most music channels, since their hosts are often relegated to 10 […]

Video: Finding the Right Kind of Sports Internships

Internships are an incredibly important part of starting a career in sports. You gain work experience, exposure to situations and environments you may never have encountered before, start building a network – the benefits go on and on. But because you may only have the chance to do 3 – 4 internships while in school, […]

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