Sports Graduate Jobs
Do you want to find out more information about graduate opportunities in the sports and industry? Perhaps you are thinking about signing up for your degree, or you are already studying and want to firm up your next steps. Either way, we are glad you are here. There are lots of different directions you can head in when you graduate from a sports degree and in this post we are exploring them.
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What should I study to get a role as a sports graduate?
There are lots of different degrees available in the healthcare, sports and fitness industries and each one will offer a variety of career options for graduates.
The most common degree in sports is the Bachelor of Sports Science and if you are studying this degree you will have the most flexibility once you graduate. That’s not to say that other degrees won’t offer you a fruitful career path, but since Sports Science is the most popular study path, that’s where we are going to focus.
What career paths will be available to me as a sports graduate?
As we mentioned, the Bachelor of Sports Science will offer you heaps of different options and will provide you with a strong foundation on which, to grow and develop your career. The beauty of this degree is that it also sets you up should you decide to pivot or change direction once you have entered the workforce. Here is a list of some of the roles you might be eligible for, once you graduate:
Keep in mind that this is not an exhaustive list and that additional qualifications may also be required if you want to follow one of these career paths. For example, if you want to become a physical education teacher, you will need teaching qualifications in addition to your sports degree.
How can I get a role as a graduate, once I complete my degree?
Graduate opportunities are competitive. Think about it. There are hundreds of enthusiastic students, just like you, who are all graduating at the same time and looking for their first big break in the industry. So how can you stand out? We have plenty of articles about this on our site – feel free to poke around and take it all in. In the meantime, here are our favourite tips:
What can I expect, working as a sports graduate?
We get it. This is likely to be your first foray into the industry and you might be wondering what to expect. Although every graduate role in every organisation is vastly different, we have put together a few generalised experiences that you might come across in a sports graduate position.
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