This course will enable student-athletes to recognize how their athletic experience has helped them to acquire skills and characteristics highly valued in the workplace. There will be a strong emphasis placed on personal growth and development including learning strategies and coping skills to adapt to life after sport. Students will gain real life experiences through practical application.
Sun Devils for Life Mentoring Program
The Sun Devils for Life mentoring program aims to help student-athletes explore careers, network, build relationships with professionals in their field of interest and gain an understanding of life after intercollegiate athletics. Our goal is to provide Sun Devil student-athletes with the tools necessary to succeed in the professional world after graduation.
In the resume workshop, student-athletes have the opportunity to meet with ASU alumni who influence hiring decisions in their respective fields. Our alumni provide critical insight for student-athletes to utilize in developing and strengthening their resumes, in particular how to capture their student-athlete experience and build an impressive resume.
Senior Finance Seminar
In the Senior Finance Seminar, student-athletes will learn how to manage their money including what a budget is, why it is important to save for retirement and an overview of what a 401k is. In addition, the seminar will include useful information on how to fill out new hire paperwork the first day on the job including tax forms.
Senior Dinner and Career Fair
The ASU Senior Dinner and Career Fair is a unique mixer that combines a fine dining experience with a career fair. The event merges conversation with employment prospects during an evening meal. Student-athletes are provided information on how to interview in a restaurant setting along with tips for proper etiquette. Student-athletes engage in dynamic conversations with both local and national organizations.
Campus Career Services
“ASU Career Services is dedicated to the career development of ASU students and alumni. We provide comprehensive services in all areas of career advising and assessment, career events and fairs, educational programs, and partnerships with local, state, regional, and national employers.”- Career Services
Main Website: https://eoss.asu.edu/cs
Sun Devil Career Link: https://eoss.asu.edu/cs/sdcl
Career Guide Worksheets: https://eoss.asu.edu/careerguide/worksheetshandouts