To identify what education or training is necessary for careers within the sports and health field, use the O*Net hyperlinks below and click on “Job Zone.”
As with all majors, the education you receive serves as a foundation of knowledge that prepares you for what you may face in the professional world. The career field you choose may require additional education or experience.
Gaining real-life experience is an ideal way to start a new career. The career services website has an extensive list of internships and fellowships. Browse through the internships - they are organized by interest or by federal program - and use the list below to find a few examples of organizations that offer internships for both graduate and undergraduate sports and health science students.
The leading resource for internships in the sports industry is TeamWork Online. Using an unique blend of networking, job postings, live events, and educational tools, TeamWork Online connects job seekers with industry leaders and provides the tools to find a career, making TeamWork Online more than a job-board. University students and recent alumni can create an MVP College account using their University email address. The upgrade to "Full MVP Access" is offered at a discounted rate. For questions or assistance, contact your Career Services Team!
There are several government agencies and organizations that seek candidates with degrees in sports and health sciences. The list below provides a few places one might find employment specific to this degree.
- Administration - Professional Athletic Organizations
- Athletic Arenas and Stadiums
- Athletic Associations
- Coach - Professional, College, or K-12 level Athletic Teams
- Corporate Health Facilities
- Country Clubs and Resorts
- Hospitals and Rehabilitations Clinics
- Recreation Departments
- Sporting Goods Companies
- Sports Medical Clinics
While many of the major job search engines will have positions in several fields to choose from, the list below is specific to the sports and health science field.
A variety of tools for getting hired in the sports industry are available to University students and recent alumni through TeamWork Online. Get updates on live events, read and hear sports industry success stories network with leaders in the field - and look for great jobs! University students and recent alumni can create an MVP College account using their University email address. The upgrade to "Full MVP Access" is offered at a discounted rate. For questions or assistance, contact your Career Services Team!
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