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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?

A recipe for energy management success

Whether you are a budding college athlete or a weekend warrior whose competition days are but a fond memory, self-care is a vital part of anyone’s daily routine.

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.

Money talk: Are you ready to negotiate?

You are new to the employment team, so learn as much about your new job as quickly as you can. It may be the bottom rung on the corporate ladder, but it is the “first cut” on your way to a successful career.

The elevator speech: It really is all about you

Make a positive and lasting first impression by nailing down your elevator speech.

Networking: It really does work

In good news for both current and former student-athletes, data shows most successful job hunts occur as a result of networking.

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