Welcome to the Athletes Community!
As a student athlete, you devote a lot of time and effort to your sport while also earning your college degree. You may not realize it, but many of the skills you’re developing as student athlete will also help you excel in your career. In addition to assisting you with major and career exploration and other aspects of your career journey, the Career Coaches in the UNT Career Center can help you with writing your resume and preparing to interview so you can leverage the skills you’ve acquired as an athlete. Keep in mind, there are career fields and organizations that seek to hire student athletes because they understand the unique value they bring to an organization.
The NCAA After the Game Career Center is designed to connect companies with former student-athletes seeking positions at all levels across diverse professions, industries and locations. The service is free and designed specifically for student-athletes. Watch this video to learn more.
RESOURCES TO CHECK OUT
- NCAA Champion – A Student-Athlete’s Guide: Competing to Get a Job
- NCAA – From College to Career provides tips and tools for succeeding in the workplace.
- Fast Company – 7 Ways to Talk About Your Athletic Experience on a Job Interview
- CareerCast – Four Things You Did As an Athlete That You Can Do in Your Career
SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT WITH YOUR CAREER COACH
Career path exploration, resume reviews, identifying transferable skills, LinkedIn profiles, cover letters, networking, and practice interviews are just a few of the services offered to UNT students and alumni free of charge! To schedule an appointment, find your Career Coach in the College Career Community for your major.