After the Game

Dear football, thank you

One hundred and fifty years of college football is reason to celebrate. Beyond the wins and losses, spirited rivalries and epic gridiron matchups, are the impactful lessons players carry with them for life.

After the Game networking events bring former student-athletes together

With roughly 4 million former NCAA student-athletes around the world working in industries as varied as health care, engineering and finance, helping them find one another and build career connections is a big task.

Employee benefits: a simple guide for new grads and hires

Brent Gray, a family wealth advisor at Morgan Stanley and former St. Lawrence baseball team member, provides tips for first-time employees to better understand their new benefits.

6 college presidents who played college sports

A successful college president is a strong leader and a team player — two characteristics also found in NCAA student-athletes. So it is no surprise that several college presidents were once college athletes themselves.

How this Georgetown basketball alum empowers girls in her home country

When Kike Rafiu started playing basketball in Nigeria, she struggled to find two things: a good pair of shoes and encouragement to continue the sport. The Georgetown alum created Girls Rise Up to fix that for the next generation.

How I scored my job in the global auto industry

Being open-minded helped former UIndy soccer student-athlete David Kurz strike it big in Bavaria with a job in the automotive industry.

Suiting up: How to dress for success in the workplace

Julian Jones, Clemson’s assistant director of student-athlete development, shares a variety of attire choices for young professionals to consider when entering the workplace.

Inaugural former NCAA student-athlete networking events kick off in Indy and Boston

Last week, NCAA After the Game held former student-athlete networking events in Indianapolis and Boston, creating an opportunity for more than 130 attendees to connect over their shared lifelong tie to college sports.

How former student-athletes are equipped to fill the No. 1 workforce skills gap

In a 2018 study, LinkedIn researchers found the No. 1 skills gap across the United States workforce is communication — skills that are often acquired and enhanced through the student-athlete experience.

Former NCAA Student-Athlete Networking Events

Whether it’s in your hometown or where you now live and work, come meet up with your “next team” — former college athletes from all NCAA schools, sports and professions who are eager to connect. Brought to you by NCAA After the Game, each...

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