Student Athletes

Student-athletes develop a unique set of skills that are transferable to many industries. Hiatt is here to help Brandeis student-athletes explore how those skills and interests can inform a meaningful professional life.

Career Help

Student athletes make great employees! As a student athlete you’ve spent years developing desirable skills that employer seek such as:

General Resources

Networking

As an athlete, you are part of a close community of peers and coaches, with contacts throughout sports and industries. Look for contacts to expand your network and speak with professionals who have roles that interest you. Learn more about creating your own network.

Featured Event: Each fall during Homecoming weekend, Hiatt and Athletics partner on an alumni athlete career panel and networking reception to help you connect with former Brandeis athletes in your field(s) of interest. Learn more and join in Handshake.

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Resumes

Include sports on your resume to market your skills and accomplishments to an employer or graduate school. Describe what you have learned and qualities you have developed over only focusing on your sport.

Example

  • Balanced a 18+ hour practice, training, competition, and travel schedule, at NCAA Division III level, in addition to academics

  • Selected by teammates as squad leader for the 20xx season, assisting in training drills and motivating teammates

  • Created marketing theme and ordered apparel for team and coaching staff

  • Coach and mentor young players weekly at Waltham public schools with teammates

  • Communicate team and university environment and values to prospective recruits

Meet with Us

Make an appointment with us to talk about questions including: