Sports Business Career Fair and HR Panel Event to Take Place at Manhattanville College

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Hiring managers and leaders from the sports world will convene for the seventh annual New York Metro area sport business career event

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The Manhattanville College Sports Business Career Fair will be held at Reid Castle on Friday, Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hiring managers and leaders from the sports world will convene for the seventh annual New York Metro area sport business career event. This event was developed by the Manhattanville Sport Business Management Degree Program, and is being offered to anyone interested in pursuing a career in the $500 billion sport business industry. A sports human resources panel will kick off the proceedings at 10 a.m., moderated by sports executive and recruiter Keith Cutler and featuring HR executives from the NFL, USTA, Octagon and NBC Sports. Over 30 hiring managers will be on hand, including numerous sports teams, leagues associations and agencies.

“We are pleased to continue to offer this event, free of charge, as an outgrowth of our successful Sport Business Management graduate program at Manhattanville,” said Dave Torromeo, executive director of the Sport Business program at Manhattanville. “Based on the sport business curriculum we have developed, our convenient location, and relationships with the sports business leaders, hosting events like this is a natural and we believe offering these events provides an invaluable tool for the industry and for students interested in a career in sports, and represents an important step in promoting awareness of opportunities in an exciting, growing, competitive marketplace.”

Along with its eight-year-old Sport Business Management graduate program, the college has expanded its offerings with a Sport Studies undergraduate program, making Manhattanville the best destination to learn all areas of sports related curriculum.

The career fair is open to the public and free of charge. For more information, visit http://www.mville.edu/sportscareerfair.

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2014
10 a.m. - Panel, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Exhibits

Panel: HR PERSPECTIVES OF EMPLOYMENT IN THE SPORTS BUSINESS INDUSTRY

  •          Moderator - Keith Cutler, Executive Recruiter, MiCa Sports and Sports Central Co- Founder
  •          Alyssa Adelson, Talent Acquisition Director, Octagon
  •          Miguel Zurita, Head of Talent Acquisition, NBC Sports Group
  •          Marybeth Interdonato, Senior Manager, Human Resources, United States Tennis Association
  •          Mike Smith, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, NFL

Exhibitors: Octagon Sports Marketing; USTA; ANC Sports; Sports Central Station; TMK Sports & Entertainment, LLC; Sharc Creative-- Sharc- Media; Webster Bank Arena; Bridgeport Sound Tigers; Grand Prix New York; SES Media; Rockland Boulders; Future Sports Business Executives; Good Sports Solutions; Fairfield County Sports Commission; USA Sevens; WFAN/WCBS; Firstjobinsports.com; National Legacy Group; Reed Exhibitions; Metropolitan Golf Association; ESPN; Westchester Knicks; WWE; NFL; Hudson Valley Renegades; Chelsea Piers (NY/CT); Major League Soccer; NY Red Bulls; and New York Cosmos.

About the Manhattanville College Sport Business Management Degree Program:

Manhattanville is the only college in the Westchester/Fairfield County area to offer a fully accredited Master’s Degree in Sport Business Management, and continues to generate interest and media coverage for its unique class offerings and adjunct faculty, featuring leaders in the sport business industry. Manhattanville offers the 36 credit program during convenient evening classes at their conveniently located campus in the heart of Westchester County, less than 30 miles from NYC.

Sports is a growing and thriving 500B annual business that touches everyone to some degree; it is a highly competitive field—the Manhattanville Sport Business Management program tackles all of the pertinent areas of the sports business, and just as important, the adjuncts and administrators have the network and contacts to make a sports business career happen or grow.

Manhattanville has an excellent track record with students getting top internships, and gradates landing full time employment in the industry or advancing in their sports business careers while learning from sports business industry leaders who teach or speak on campus, the outstanding adjunct faculty roster includes sports industry veterans from all areas of the sports industry.

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