Want a career in sport? Don’t miss this online panel of industry experts
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So as a Sport Management or Exercise Science student you know you’re keen to make sport your career. But in a time when COVID-19 is having a huge impact on the sports industry, how do you move from completing your degree to getting a foot in the door of an increasingly tight job market?
One thing you can do right now is to listen to people who work in the industry, employ graduates and advise job applicants.
So make sure you join this free online webinar as our panel of experts discusses both general advice and concrete steps you can take to improve your employability now and into the future. They will cover topics like:
- how to find the right opportunity
- how to develop industry networks
- ways to improve job applications for roles and interview performance
- the role of volunteering and how to get started
- how to get a foot in the door of the sport industry.
When: Friday 18 September, 12.30pm
Meet the panel
- Scott Field – Scott’s industry experience spans decades, and ranges from elite professional sport to leading major national private and not-for-profit sport and recreation businesses. Having overseen 950 staff, he knows what it takes to stand out in a field of qualified applicants.
- Reuben Williams – Deakin graduate, Cricket Australia team member, and founder and host of SportsGrad, Reuben is committed to creating links for tertiary students looking to start their careers. His experience and knowledge of what it takes to succeed is a blueprint to success.
- Sarah Milne – Sarah is a Senior Graduate Recruitment Consultant with DeakinTALENT. The team supports employers with their recruitment needs and aims to create as many employment opportunities as possible for Deakin students and graduates. Sarah has worked for many years at Deakin in the industry engagement space and has also had policy roles with the Victorian Government.