The NCAA supports today’s student-athletes on the field, in the classroom and continues to support former student-athletes by helping them gain employment in their chosen profession at all stages of their professional career. There is no doubt college athletics competition teaches marketable skills often learned outside of the classroom. Leadership, time management, self-discipline, teamwork, overcoming adversity, etc., are all qualities that employers seek. And research shows former NCAA student-athletes want to work with or for others who came of age in the leadership laboratory that is college sports. Thus, the goal of this career center is to promote connections between former NCAA student-athletes of all ages and employers in a wide variety of professions who want to hire them.
Former NCAA student-athletes can post their resume, find employment opportunities and get job-seeking advice for free. For employers wanting to hire former NCAA student-athletes of all ages, this is the go-to place to post jobs and peruse resumes.
Your academic and athletic experiences at an NCAA member school provided you with marketable skills in today’s workplace. Use this career center to achieve your career goals and to establish meaningful connections with employers who recognize you bring something special to the workplace by virtue of being a former NCAA student-athlete.
Every organization can benefit from hiring and working with former NCAA student-athletes. As employers, you can post your jobs today, explore the resumes of former NCAA student-athletes and start reaping the benefits of hiring those who possess the intangible traits (leadership, teamwork, self-discipline, time management, etc.) that employers seek. You will be glad you did.