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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.

How I scored my job in auditing

Four years before landing his job at EY, former Albion football player DiFranco expanded his network and on-the-job audit experience.

How to use your college athletics experience to build your personal brand online

Former Idaho football player and social media expert Adam Juratovac shares ideas for former student-athletes looking to build their personal brand online.

3 keys to landing your first job

Thomas R. Williams, a former football player at Southern California, used his athletics experience as a platform to catapult his career off the gridiron. Now a motivational speaker and author, Williams helps student-athletes craft their own game plan for the next stage of their lives.

How I scored my job in technology sales

Former Portland State basketball player Lariel Powell built a network of connections to land a spot in a competitive field.

MVP to CEO

Towson athletics partnered with Enterprise Rent-A-Car and the Towson Career Center this spring to develop a program designed to help 20 female student-athletes gain a competitive advantage in the professional world after graduation.

Know Thy Worth

When that job offer comes through, how do you maximize your earning potential when you’re just starting out?

Graduates – NCAA After the Game is here for you

The NCAA supported you on the field, in the classroom and now in life. Valuable resources tailored with you in mind await – a career center connecting you to employers who value the traits learned through college sports, and a former student-athlete network on LinkedIn to jumpstart your professional connections.

A Student-Athlete’s Guide: How to Get a Job

Leaders on the field develop into leaders in their fields. Team captains can become captains of industry. Here, how to use the skills gained through athletics to launch the right career.

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