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Dec
31

Wrapping Up 2017

As 2017 comes to an end, it’s a great time to take a look back at some of the highlights of the year. It has been quite a busy year, but it’s been really fun to work with students and professionals who are interesting in working in the sports industry. One of the highlights of […]

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Aug
21

Ridley Serves as Guest Lecturer for Georgetown Summer Sports Industry Management Program

First Sports Job founder Dawn Ridley was a guest lecturer at the Georgetown University Summer Sports Industry Management Institute. Over 100 high school students gathered at Georgetown University for a behind the scenes look at the business of sports.Ridley’s presentation included an in depth discussion about sports marketing, sponsorship and licensing. She also highlighted career […]

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Jun
08

Sports Management Professionals gear up for fulfilling futures through First Annual Introduction to Careers in Sports Business Seminar

June 8, 2016 By: Holly Moody   The Washington Redskins, Monumental Sports and Entertainment and NFL Players Association were only a handful of the sports organizations represented at the Introduction to Careers in Sports Business Seminar by First Sports Job. In November, over 20 aspiring sports professionals took a deep dive into their career transitions with […]

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Nov
12

Meet the Organizer – Dawn Ridley, Founder, First Sports Job

We are finally here–today is the final day of registration for the “Introduction to Careers in Sports Business” seminar! I am looking forward to working with an amazing group of students and professionals as we explore the many opportunities in the sports industry. I will work directly with each participant to determine the best strategy […]

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Nov
11

Meet the Experts – Glendalyn Junio, Marketing Manager, Washington Redskins

Sports marketing is one of the most popular areas of interest when exploring a career in the sports industry. But where do you start? We are a few days away from the “Introduction to Careers in Sports Business” workshop, where attendees will learn about the opportunities available for a career in sports from industry professionals, including […]

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Nov
10

Meet the Experts–Amanda Shank, Senior Manger, Licensing and Business Development, NFL Players Association

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes with some of your favorite sports products? And how you could land a job with one of the many companies that develop these products? We are just days away from the “Introduction to Careers in Sports Business” workshop, where attendees will learn about the opportunities available for […]

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Nov
10

Bonus: Free Coaching Session and Access to a Private Career Coaching Group

We are excited to announce a bonus for our “Introduction to Careers in Sports Business” seminar attendees! The seminar is on Saturday, November 14 at the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies in Washington, DC.  Register today to get access to an individual post-event coaching session and become a member of a private sports career coaching group for […]

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Nov
07

Meet the Experts – John Ferguson, PHR, Director of Human Resources, Monumental Sports and Entertainment

We are only 7 days away from the “Introduction to Careers in Sports Business” workshop. Attendees will learn detailed information about the opportunities available for a career in sports from industry professionals, including John Ferguson from Monumental Sports and Entertainment. Registration closes on Thursday, November 12–register today! John Ferguson, PHR is the Director, Human Resources […]

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