Student Athletes

Welcome to the Student Athlete Career Community!

Career and Professional Development at St. Edward’s University is committed to supporting our varsity student athletes throughout their career exploration and job/internship search process. We are here to help you understand the transferable skills you have acquired through athletics, find experiential learning opportunities that fit with your busy schedule, and support you in discovering your career interests.

Schedule an appointment on Handshake to meet with your Career Coach or explore this Affinity Community page for resources specific to the student athlete experience. The resources listed below reflect only a sample of those available. If you discover a great resource you would like to see listed here, please e-mail us at 


9 of the Best Internships for Student-Athletes

Employers want to see an internship on your resume.

It’s no longer just a nice to have or do one if you have the time. In today’s workforce, it’s become the standard.

But it’s also a fact that internships will …

By Malia Smith
Malia Smith Digital Content Strategist
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Coronavirus Pandemic Workforce Changes That Will Stick Around During 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic upended every aspect of normal livelihood around the globe. Things shifted to sometimes unrecognizable extents overnight. In response to lockdown measures, companies have made significant efforts to adapt.

2020 brought WFH front and center. Future Forum research

By Derek Jones - Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Networking While Remote | How Professionals of Color Can Stay Connected During the Pandemic

You may have heard at least one of these sayings throughout the course of your career: “It isn’t what you know but who you know” and “Your network is your net worth.”

Ring any bells? Having access to the right …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Should You Go to Grad School? 5 Things to Consider in the COVID Era

During times of economic weakness or uncertainty, many graduate programs see their applications swell. There are already signs that the economic strain brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will drive the same kind of increased interest in graduate school.

While …

By Patrick Mullane - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search

When you’re writing a resume, your education and past jobs are far from the only things that matter. The truth is, the past experiences and skills that employers care about can come from a number of places. And particularly when …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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