PURCHASE, N.Y. – More than 200 people interested in pursuing a career in the sports industry visited The Manhattanville School of Business’s 7th annual Sport Business Career Fair.
The event, held at Manhattanville College’s Reid Castle, brought together more than 30 industry experts and recruiters from the sports world.
Developed by the Manhattanville Sport Business Management degree program, the career fair featured hiring managers from regional and national sports teams, league associations and agencies, including USTA, NBC Sports, ANC Sports, WFAN/WCBS, ESPN, Major League Soccer, NY Red Bulls, New York Cosmos, Hudson Valley Renegades, and Rockland Boulders.
A sports human resources panel, moderated by sports executive and recruiter Keith Cutler, and featuring human resources professionals from the NFL, USTA, Octagon and NBC Sports, kicked off the day’s activities. Panelists Alyssa Adelson, Octagon; Miguel Zurita, NBC Sports; Marybeth Interdonato, USTA; and Mike Smith, NFL, shared key insights and tips with students looking to break into the field of sports business and management.
“We are thrilled to have such influential figures in the sports industry gather at Manhattanville College year after year,” said Dave Torromeo, executive director of the Sport Business Management Program. “This event provides students with invaluable information about career opportunities in the ever-growing and increasingly competitive field of sports business.”
Along with its eight-year-old Sport Business Management graduate program, the college has expanded its offerings with a Sport Studies undergraduate program – allowing students to learn all areas of sports-related curriculum.