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How to Get a Top Level Sports Medicine Job

This article is an adaptation from Landing a Sports Medicine Job in Professional Sports by Mike Reinold. Sports medicine is a pretty broad industry with careers related to maintaining the fitness and physical wellbeing of the athletes. The sport doctors, or medical practitioners, who assess and treat the athletes’ injures, educate them on prevention strategies and spend years…

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Do You Need A Graduate Degree To Work In Sports?

Are you on the fence about going for a graduate degree? This article is for you! We here at Sports Networker thought it would be interesting to debate the idea if receiving a masters degree or higher is essential to acquiring and maintaining a high ranking position in sports. We brought in two of our own authors,…

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4 Motivational Quotes All Aspiring #SportsBiz Professionals Should Live By In 2013

Everyone in #sportsbiz knows the commonly said, read, and re-iterated phrase, “You love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” I’m not sure who coined that cliched phrase, but it’s definitely not the quote I’m here to elaborate on. I’m here to simply share four original motivational quotes all aspiring…

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Developing Your Skill Set to Work in Sports Media

The idea of sitting in a press box writing a game story for a newspaper or standing on the sidelines of an NFL game waiting to talk to a star player sounds like a glamorous job for many. These two things are just a sample of the duties people working in sports media have on…

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Sports Job Interview with Howard Roseman, Philadelphia Eagles GM

In the latest edition of my interview series, I was incredibly lucky to have been able to interview Howie Roseman, General Manager of the Philadelphia Eagles. Before becoming the youngest GM in the National Football League, Howie earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida, followed by earning his law degree at Fordham Law….

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Sports Journalist Toolkit: What You NEED to Have

To all you aspiring sports journalists hoping to be the next Al Michaels, Woody Paige, Erin Andrews, Kirk Herbstreit or John Madden, you’ll need to know the basic “toolkit” needed to be successful. Odds are you won’t be busting onto the national scene to start your career, and will have to work your way up the…

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How I Was Able to Leverage My Experience in Fantasy Sports to Get a Job Interview

Recently, while networking over a cup of coffee, I told an innocent story. Unbeknownst to me at the time, that innocent story would lead directly to a job interview. As I sat across from a banker with many high-profile contacts in the baseball industry, we casually discussed the new MLB playoff structure. The fact that…

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LIVE Webinar with Lewis Howes – How To Land Your Dream Job In Sports

Are you looking for a competitive advantage that will help you land that dream job in the sports industry? If your answer is YES, then make sure to join Sports Networker’s CEO – Lewis Howes to find out how! Date: Wednesday, October 17 Time: 2pm EST (ie. NYC) Cost: FREE! Sign Up Here -> http://bit.ly/Free-Webinar-With-Lewis-Howes During…

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Sports Job Interview with Sean Flynn, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Event Booking – Miami Marlins

Today was a fantastic inside look into baseball for me, as I was able to interview Sean Flynn, the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Event Booking for the Miami Marlins. Baseball is America’s past-time, and it was incredibly interesting to hear about the inner workings of how a Major League team operates. Sean talks…

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3 Keys to Launching Your Sports Career

When it comes to launching your sports career, one of the biggest challenges you’ll face is knowing how to begin the career-launching process. To help you with that, I’ve outlined three keys to your success. Develop a Game Plan Schedule Time to Execute the Plan Make a Commitment to Stick With It Develop a Game Plan…

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Recipe for Sports Success: What your Manager won’t tell you

You have landed your job in sports business!  Now what? Congratulations!  You are part of the working order. Whether it is your first gig fresh out of school or you have finally made the career switch to an industry you truly love and wanted to be in, your sports business and sports marketing career has…

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Interview with Chris Previte, VP of Corporate Partnerships for the Columbus Crew

25 Years of Sports Marketing Experience.  Enough Said. Sports Marketing, Sponsorships, Ticket Sales, Partnerships.  Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, you name it Chris Previte has been doing it since I was in pre-school. I had the chance to sit down with Chris last week and discuss his role with one of the most successful…

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