1. Careers
Send to a Friend via Email
Alison Doyle

Jobs for Athletes (and Fans)

By October 7, 2009

Follow me on:

cv

Are you an athlete looking for a job? There are positions to be had, both on and off the field, and advice available, as well. If you're a graduating senior or an alumni athlete Career Athletes, offers a free service where you can connect with teammates, receive career advice, mentor younger colleagues, and find jobs.

If you're a fan rather than an athlete, the chances are slim of getting this one, but you can enter a contest for a fun job as Director of Fandemonium for the NFL. The contest is sponsored by Monster.com and you'll need to enter by November 16th for a shot at winning a $100,000 signing bonus and lots of perks, like announcing a future draft pick and being on-field for the coin-toss ceremony.

The NFL also has a variety of jobs you can apply for - both corporate and with teams.

For information on a wide variety of sports careers, Frank Angst,  About.com's Guide to Sports Careers has excellent advice on everything from creating a sports resume to landing a sports career job.

Image Copyright  Brandon Laufenberg

Comments
October 21, 2009 at 12:24 am
(1) Mark Jones says:

There is also another great job board for athletes:

http://www.thecorporateplaybook.com

I found a great job there a few weeks ago and would encourage any former athlete to check it out! Its free and offers many national jobs…

Leave a Comment

Line and paragraph breaks are automatic. Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title="">, <b>, <i>, <strike>

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.