Athletic Career Services

For the Texas A&M University Athletic Department, Building Champions and helping student-athletes become champions in their sport, in school and ultimately in life is more than a mission – it’s a way of life. In step with this effort, Athletic Career Services in partnership with Texas A&M Career Center, assists student-athletes in achieving their professional goals by providing a variety of services including career counseling, resume writing guidance, career fairs and professional development workshops

Student-athletes are encouraged to follow our Four Year Plan, to prepare them personally and professionally for life after sports.

FIRST YEAR STUDENT-ATHLETES

  • Participate in Choosing a Major Workshop Series
  • Attend Major Decisions Symposium
  • Take career interest tests, SIGI and DISCOVER, to learn about careers that match your skills, interests, and values.
  • Obtain relevant work experiences through externships, volunteer opportunities, part time jobs, and summer jobs.
  • Identify and join student organizations or participate in volunteer activities that will provide teamwork and leadership experience, and also enable you to explore interests and build your skills.

SECOND YEAR STUDENT-ATHLETES

  • Declare a major during the first semester.
  • Make contact with and begin to develop relationships with faculty and professionals in your field of study.
  • Update your resume – attend critiquing sessions offered by the Career Center.
  • Continue to engage in the following career development activities:
  • Attend career development workshops to learn more about resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, and internships. 
  • Attend Career Fairs 
  • Identify and join student organizations and participate in volunteer activities.

THIRD YEAR STUDENT-ATHLETES

  • Register for elective courses that will broaden your academic foundation and expand your employment opportunities.
  • Join student chapters of professional organizations in your major or career interest.
  • Obtain relevant work experience through  internships, part-time jobs, or summer jobs.
  • Become involved in the organizations to which you belong by serving on committees or holding leadership positions.
  • Register with Career Center's On-line Service
  • Participate in On-Campus Career Fairs
  • Continue to engage in career development activities started in 2nd year

FOURTH YEAR STUDENT-ATHLETES

 

 

 

ATHLETIC CAREER SERVICES

979-845-5127(phone)

979-862-2461(fax)

 

Athletic Career Services brings students and employers together for full-time or part-time employment, internships prior to graduation, permanent positions upon graduation, and mentoring relationships. To find out how to become a member of OUR TEAM call (979) 845-5127 or (979)862-1247.

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