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Sport and Leisure

Within the sports and leisure management industry you could pursue a wide range of different career choices. Prospects has a useful list of job profiles each containing relevant information about key responsibilities, skill requirements, starting salaries, entry requirements, career prospects with links to major employers and current graduate vacancies.

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Keep up-to-date with the industry

As part of your job hunting strategy you will need to keep up to date on developments in this sector and keep track of any vacancies that are coming up. The knowledge gained through your research may help you to target your applications and will help when preparing for interviews.

Below are some key resources to help you research opportunities available:

  • British Association of Sports and Exercise - Offers comprehensive information and advice on careers in sports and exercise science as well a list of job vacancies.
  • Chartered Institute for the Management of Sports and Physical Activities - Helps you to find out more about some of the varied career paths available in the sector as well as advice on job interviews and a jobs board.
  • Careers in Sport Guide - Provides analysis of the different career options available in the world of sport, providing helpful advice on the qualifications and experience required for a career in sport.
  • Leisure Opportunities - Useful website with job vacancies and the latest industry news.
  • National Careers Service - Provides a range of job profiles available in the sports industry for you to research including information on entry routes and how to gain specific experience.
  • Sport Science Insider - A wealth of resources related to different aspects of Sports Science, to help you keep up to date with industry trends and where to look for opportunities

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