Career Research Information

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Professional Associations

Common Health and Fitness Certifications

  • AFAA - Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
  • ACSM - American College of Sports Medicine
  • ACE - American Council on Exercise
  • AFPA - American Fitness Professionals and Associates
  • NASM - National Academy of Sports Medicine
  • NCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association
  • NCHEC - National Commission for Health Education Credentialing
  • NFPT - National Federation of Professional Trainers
  • NPTA - National Personal Training Association
  • NSCA - National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Health Professions
  • Child Life Council

Additional Opportunities

  • UT Sport Management - information about the UT sport management program and resources for those interested in sport-related careers.
  • ASA Entertainment - action sports company that is always seeking great people to join their team.
  • Re:Search International - specializes in the global recruitment of accomplished executives and managers for the footwear, apparel and sporting goods industries.
  • Disabled Sports USA - search for jobs with Disabled Sports USA which offers nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent disability.
  • Entertainment Careers - search for jobs in the entertainment industry.
  • ESPN - search for a job with the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities.
  • General Sports - is the perfect setting for goal-oriented, self-motivated individuals who are willing to go the extra mile to ensure the success of each and every project.
  • Golfing Careers - is the leading golf employment resource on the web providing unparalleled resources to job seeking golf professionals and employers, unmatched job postings and a community to network with fellow golfing professionals.  
  • Golfsurfin - features a free job board, a résumé listing service, an e-mail alert system and more.
  • Houston Rockets & Toyota Center - part-time and full-time employment opportunities.
  • Houston Texans - job openings with the Texans and their affiliates.
  • Jobs in Sports - has been expediting the job search of tens of thousands of people as they find their dream sports jobs and sports internships in marketing, events, promotions, sales, media, administration, management, coaching, health, fitness & recreation.
  • NAIA - offers several career opportunities, both with our member institutions and our national offices.
  • NBA & WNBA - career opportunities in the NBA, WNBA and NBA Development League.
  • NCAA - information on careers in college athletics.
  • Nike - opportunities and career areas for Nike.
  • NRG Park - job opportunities with NRG Park in Houston, Texas.
  • Octagon - job opportunities in the North American region.
  • PGA - job openings with the PGA Tour.
  • Sher-Co - a Sales Agent Recruiter who builds sales forces for sports and ath-leisure companies.  
  • Sophosi - an online community for administrators, teachers, and coaches to connect and interact with one another all across the country.
  • Sports Group International - is an executive search firm serving client companies in the sporting goods and recreational products industries.
  • Team Work Online - an online job board/applicant tracking system to assist in recruiting and identifying the most appropriate candidates for an open sports position.
  • Texas Stars Hockey - various job openings with the Cedar Park Center and the Texas Stars.
  • US Golf Jobs - provides you with everything you need to know, from researching the industry to accepting a position. 
  • US Olympic Committee - various job openings with the USOC.
  • Work in Sports - is a sports industry employment resource featuring hard-to-find sports jobs and internships nationwide. 
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