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Career Development

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Career Development

Want to Hire a Hog?

Student-athletes develop the type of personal qualities, leadership, and communication skills that will be tremendous assets to your organization. If you are interested in hiring a Razorback for an internship while he is in college, or for full-time employment, contact Candy Erbe at 479-575-4782 or cerbe@uark.edu. Each spring, the Office of Career Development publishes TRANSITION, which is a compilation of the resumes of graduating student-athletes. If you are not on the mailing list, contact Candy to receive a copy.

Job Opportunities for Current or Former Razorbacks

Student-athletes who are seeking internships or full-time employment after graduation should contact the Office of Career Development at 479-575-4782 or cerbe@uark.edu.

Examples of jobs available include:

· Pharmaceutical sales

· Management training programs

· Loss prevention management

Career Development Programs for Student-Athletes

All freshmen are encouraged to enroll in CNED 1101 Career Exploration Seminar during the spring semester. This is a one credit hour course designed specifically for freshman student-athletes.

During each sport’s off-season, the following workshops are held:

· Sophomore Success: Strategies for success as a student-athlete designed for student-athletes in their second year on campus

· Effective Resume Writing: Workshop designed for student-athletes in their junior year of eligibility

· Interview Skills and Business Etiquette: Workshop and dinner for seniors to prepare them for employment or pro sports interviews

Download: transition06.pdf



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