Entertainment and Sports

Career Guide

Entertainment and sports careers encompass every facet of the entertainment and sports industries. In both entertainment and sports, there are industry organizations at the local, regional, and national levels. The most common careers in this cluster can be broken down into four subcategories: instruction or coaching, production or direction, business or management, and athletic or artistic performance.

Designing your major

Your major may be indirectly or directly related to your career choice, and it’s only one of many pieces to finding a good career fit. There are many majors that are related to entertainment and sports, including:

Learn about careers in the field

  • Agent & Business Managers of Artists, Performers, & Athletes
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Audio & Video Technicians
  • Broadcast Announcer
  • Coach or Scout
  • Content Writer or Editor
  • Entertainment or Recreation Managers
  • Exercise Trainer
  • Facilities Manager
  • Film & Video Editor
  • Media Programming Director
  • Meeting, Convention, & Event Planner
  • News Editor
  • Producer or Director
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Sound Engineering Technician
  • Talent Director
  • TV, Radio, Online Program Director
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Student organizations can help us clarify our interests and build experience. Here are a few ideas of organizations in this area:

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Volunteer Opportunities

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There are many ways to explore careers, through research, gaining experience, and talking with other people. Your career coach is here to mentor you and help you find ways to explore that fit you best.