INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – University of Connecticut Junior Softball Mackenzie Fitzpatrick has been invited to participate in the prestigious 2022 NCAA Career in Sports Forum held at the NCAA National Office in Indianapolis, Indiana from June 2-5.
Fitzpatrick, a native of Burlington NJ, will be among student-athletes nationwide who will have the opportunity to learn about and explore potential careers in athletics, with an emphasis on intercollegiate athletics.
Notable speakers will address the following topics and more to prepare attendees for success in navigating their future: self-awareness and its role in professional development; practical approaches to job search in sport; personal branding; develop a career plan; manage you as a sports industry professional.
Through panels, engaging small group discussions, keynote presentations and facilitated dialogues, program participants come away from their experience with a deep understanding of athletics as a career path and their place in the athletics landscape. industry.
The forum will allow all attendees to network with their peers and decision makers at campus, conference and national level collegiate athletics. The content will meet the following program objectives:
- Educate participants on how personal strengths intersect with career opportunities.
- Provide participants with tangible experiences that will push them forward in their aspiration to a career in sport
- Explore professional and career development strategies to ease the transition to a career in the sports industry
- Learn about the role of an intercollegiate coach, athletics administrator, and national governing body staff member.