Career Advancement provides dedicated support to ensure that student-athletes of all interests and backgrounds are empowered to apply their skills developed on and off the field to a meaningful career.
Career Resources for Student-Athletes
Game Time: Student-Athlete Networking Nights
Fall Event: November 1st, 2021, 6-7pm CST
Join us on November 1st for an evening of networking with Athletics alumni and top employers. By participating in this event, you will have the opportunity to learn about the recruiting processes of top employers, hear from Athletics alumni about how you can leverage your student-athlete experience in the application process, and grow your professional network.
The fall event will include four rounds of 15-minute, small group networking sessions and will focus on three industries with accelerated fall recruiting cycles:
Winter Event: Date to be announced
The winter event will feature four rounds of 15-minute, small group networking and will focus on a variety of industries with later recruiting cycles:
Registration will open one month prior to the event.
Finding new contacts and growing your professional network is easier than evern with Wisr, UChicago’s mentoring platform. Wisr allows you to find alumni mentors working in your field of interest and schedule conversations with them.
To sign up, first create a LinkedIn account and then register for Wisr here.
Start connecting with former Maroons by joining our Athletics Community page on Wisr.
To learn more about career resources for student-athletes, please contact Steven Balla at firstname.lastname@example.org.