Exploring Career Paths in Sport with Ulster University

Exploring Career Paths in Sport with Ulster University


Age: 16-19

Duration: 1

Industry: Leisure/Sport

Application deadline: 28/10/2022

Dates: 15/11/2022 – 15/11/2022

Ulster University School of Sport offers a range of unique programmes of study to develop the technical skills to excel and pursue a career in sport. We also help you develop the skills employers value highly on graduating – communication skills, cooperative working and creative thinking.  

During this virtual insight session, we aim to give you an invaluable insight into the sector and explore the huge array of career options available. We will share our experiences, our top tips for success and there will be lots of opportunities to ask questions.  

o School of Sport – An introduction and overview, who we are, our courses, students and partner employers

o ‘Meet the Team’ – Including our Associate Head of School of Sport, a Year 3 Placement Student and one of our partner employers followed by Q&A

o Skills Workshop – identify the transferable skills you have acquired through your curriculum subjects and extra-curricular activities to enhance your CV, job applications or UCAS personal statement

o Find out about the importance of work-based learning opportunities including summer internships, university placements to build the skills to succeed in your future

o Future career pathways, opportunities and exploring entrepreneurship by setting up your own business or consultancy

o Final re-cap and Q&A

We would love you to join us at our insight session in November. Apply now! We look forward to seeing you on the day.

Young people from Northern Ireland who are attend this Insight Session will also have the opportunity to attend an on-campus event at Ulster University’s School of Sport Faculty in February 2023 (date to be confirmed).

Careers in Sport Weblink: https://www.ulster.ac.uk/careersin/sport/career-path

When applying, answer the following questions

  • What do you already know about our organisation?
  • Which of your skills would you like to improve?
  • Entrepreneur: If you could go back in time and be the person who invented something we use today, what would it have been and why?

More about what we do:

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Listening
 Speaking
 
 
 
 Leadership
 

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