FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – College students who dream to be among the almost 150,000 professionals working in the U.S. sports industry are invited to register for the Kraft Sports Group’s Executive Lecture and Sport Management and Entertainment Career Fair on Saturday, April 14, at Gillette Stadium.
The event will begin at noon in the Putnam Club West, and will run until 3 p.m. Registration also includes complimentary parking and a ticket to the New England Revolution match against D.C. United at 4 p.m. at Gillette Stadium.
The annual career fair offers current students and prospective employees an opportunity to network and interview with top sports-business professionals from the New England region, including representatives from professional teams and leagues; media consortiums; and entertainment and leisure businesses. Companies attending offer internships and have part-time and full-time positions to fill.
In addition to the companies attending, a panel of sports business experts will also make a one-hour presentation at 12:15 p.m., and then open the floor to questions. The panel is scheduled to include:
- New England Revolution President Brian Bilello,
- Kraft Sports Group Senior Vice President of Marketing & Brand Development Jen Ferron,
- Kraft Sports Group Vice President of Corporate Sponsorships Murray Kohl, and
- Major League Soccer Vice President of Club Services Brad Pursel.
Students can click here to register or by calling (508) 549-0181. Registration is $25 (before Thursday, April 12), and $35 at the doors on the day of the event.