Start your career in the sports business
If you want to start a career in sports, education is the key. It doesn’t matter whether it’s through graduating in a relevant fields of study or by learning hands-on in an apprenticeship or entry-level position, both will bring you the desired result.
If you decide to study, there’s plenty of great schools who specify on sports all over Europe. Depending on the branch of education you’re looking for, they’ll teach you about athletics management and coaching or about the business side of sports, like sports management, sports science, marketing, etc. We’ve listed different courses and schools in our directory, so you can browse through them or look exactly for your desired field.
Entry-level positions in sports
In our job board, you have the opportunity to look for internships, traineeships and apprenticeships in the sports business. Entry-level positions are normally marked through a “junior” in the title – give it a try in our keyword search.
Expert advice on how to start your career in the sports business
Choose the way best for you
What can I do with my sports degree?
Even though career opportunities in sports are as diverse as sports is in general, your field of study might point you in a special direction.
What to study: Does my degree really decide my future?
This is a plea for all the freethinkers out there: Follow your passion and get a job outside of your college major.
How to decide on the right sport job for yourself
When deciding for a sport job in our opinion there are four crucial criteria: content, the company, location and payment.
Get expert advice for your application
How to improve your CV
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How to do a video resume
A video resume is a great chance to stand out and not only show your skills, but also your personality.
The Job interview checklist
This checklist will help you focus on how to prepare to rock your next interview.
The first steps in your new career
The first day in a new job
No need to be nervous on your first day: Here’s how to leave a positive first impression on your first day of work.
How to rock the probationary period
Don’t pressurize yourself: Use the probationary period to explore your job, your company and your team.
How to avoid stress
Don’t let the feeling of having to prove yourself take over. Here’s how to handle your job in a healthy way and still be successful.
Still have questions left? You ask, our experts answer
We’re here to help! If you have any (unanswered) question or look for advice on studying sports or a career entry in the sports business, let us know and we will come back to you via E-Mail.