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The SportsGrad Podcast is for students and young professionals who want to start their career in the sports industry. In each episode, we share unique and personal examples as well as relatable information to answer your burning questions to accelerate your career in sport.

Launch your career in sport today!
Head to sportsgrad.com.au and download our free guide "4 Steps to Create Outstanding Work Experience in Sport"

The SportsGrad Podcast: Your bite-sized guide to enter the sports industry SportsGrad

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    • 5.0, 67 Ratings

The SportsGrad Podcast is for students and young professionals who want to start their career in the sports industry. In each episode, we share unique and personal examples as well as relatable information to answer your burning questions to accelerate your career in sport.

Launch your career in sport today!
Head to sportsgrad.com.au and download our free guide "4 Steps to Create Outstanding Work Experience in Sport"

    #5: Hamish MacInnes (Werribee FC/AFL) - How to Embrace the Sports Management Grind and Pursue the Career of your Dreams

    #5: Hamish MacInnes (Werribee FC/AFL) - How to Embrace the Sports Management Grind and Pursue the Career of your Dreams

    Hamish is the Community Development Manager at the Werribee Football Club, and has held roles in Coaching Support and Game Development at the AFL and AFL Victoria.
    While Hamish is still on the journey to hold a full-time job in sport, his vision is so strong and unwavering that it's allowed him to  persevere, knowing everything he's doing is contributing towards his ultimate dream job in sport.
    Learn how Hamish took his time to figure out his vision in sport, why it's so import to love what you do, and how it's allowing Hamish to persist through a difficult period.
    You'll love how Hamish very practically breaks down the sport management grind, as well as the mindsets require to reach a career goal. His passion to grow and develop young people through sport is infectious, and we are sure that you will learn plenty from his journey.
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    • 40 min
    #4: 5 Ways to Effectively use LinkedIn to Launch your Career in Sport

    #4: 5 Ways to Effectively use LinkedIn to Launch your Career in Sport

    It doesn't matter what stage of your career you are at, LinkedIn is an amazing platform that can accelerate it forward. Inside this episode, learn 5 of the best ways that you can use LinkedIn to grow your network and start getting referred for jobs in sport.
     
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    • 10 min
    #3: Meet the Hosts - Reuben Williams

    #3: Meet the Hosts - Reuben Williams

    Introducing Reuben Williams, your co-host of the SportsGrad Podcast and founder of www.sportsgrad.com.au. Inside this episode you'll hear about Reuben's story, the hurdles he over came on his way to break into sport, and the experiences that led him there.
     
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    Keen to add outstanding experience to your resume? Download our FREE eBook atwww.sportsgrad.com.au
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    • 13 min
    #2: Meet the Hosts - Ryan Walker

    #2: Meet the Hosts - Ryan Walker

    Introducing Ryan Walker, your co-host of the SportsGrad Podcast. Inside this episode you'll hear about Ryan's story and the key experiences that led him to begin work at Cricket Australia.
     
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    • 11 min
    #1: The Hiring Manager's Perspective, with Ally Dirkis from the T20 Cricket World Cup

    #1: The Hiring Manager's Perspective, with Ally Dirkis from the T20 Cricket World Cup

    If you're serious about making it into the sports industry then you need to listen to Ally.
    Ally is the People & Culture Manager at the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2020 and is responsible for employing their entire staff of 65 and over 500 volunteers.
    In this episode you will learn:
    - Ally's #1 tips for interviews, cover letters & resumes
    - How you can score a position working at the Men's T20 World Cup in Australia
    - How the sports industry is different when it comes to selecting candidates, and how you can use it to your advantage
    - Plus heaps more
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    Keen to add outstanding experience to your resume? Download our FREE eBook at www.sportsgrad.com.au
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    Connect with Reuben
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Customer Reviews

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67 Ratings

67 Ratings

samatear ,

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Very tangible and useful advice from guys who have been there and done that, but recently! The world has changed a lot since the last generation progressed through Uni and into the sports world and these guys have the tips and tricks to help you navigate it all. Brilliant.

Sfkeay ,

Aa great listen to get your foot in the door!

Great podcast! Informative & conversational, all the info you need to land a job in the sports industry. Wish this was around when I was job hunting, will definitely be sharing with any juniors I know.

mstoin ,

Well put together

Insightful and informative. Great podcast to get you a step ahead!

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