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Feb 08 2024


9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Careers in Sport LIVE

Behind every sport and sporting event is an entire support industry comprising professions as diverse as coaches, journalists, photographers, physiotherapists, match officials, nutritionists, therapists, marketers and administrators.

Careers in Sport LIVE events provide young people with the opportunity to see first-hand the diverse roles and responsibilities working within the sport & leisure sector.

The event is hosted at the Principality Stadium and workshops in Sports Business, Sports Coaching, Sports Media and Sports Science, highlight the various roles available in Wales. The Welsh Sports Association (WSA) and member organisation WRU will be speaking at the event.

Head to Eventbrite for full details and to secure your spot!

Why Attend?

University Options

A search for ‘sport’ on the UCAS website will promote over 1500 degree courses to study! University is an exciting and challenging opportunity for many, but university drop out rate is also increasing. Choosing where to study and what to study is an important decision, with many variables to consider, so listen to graduates and universities on how to ensure you select the right option for you.

Improving Skills

Whilst, qualifications are essential for some professions, attributes such as teamwork, creativity, timely communication, flexibility and good listening skills are essential for most professions, and especially in the sports industry.

The interactive workshops focus on developing skills employers are looking for when recruiting.

Job/Apprenticeship Market

Review the current apprenticeship and job opportunities available in the sports industry and review the process for successfully being selected for these positions.

Building Connections

Network with fellow students, upcoming graduates, recent graduates and early first stage professionals, as well as with local and national training providers and businesses.

Application Support

Sport offers so many values that are desired by employers, such as teamwork, commitment and decision-making.

Access, sports recruiters, careers advisors and training providers for guidance on what qualifications are required for specific professions and advice to help your application stand out from the crowd when it comes to your CV, letter of application and job interview.

Industry Guidance

Leading professionals and employees from the host club provide an insight into their role and responsibilities within the club.

Presentations and Q and A panels provide information on how they established their career; the highs and lows they have experienced and provide priceless advice to attendees as they embark on their own career in the industry.

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