MSG Sports and Entertainment Career Fair

Making it in New York isn’t easy, but the upcoming Madison Square Garden Sports & Entertainment Career Fair on Thursday, July 28th is your chance to get a leg up on the competition. For just $26 with advance online registration you’ll get a front row seat with representatives from powerhouse sports and entertainment companies such as*:

The New York Rangers are one of many sports businesses who will be represented at the upcoming Sports and Entertainment Career Fair sponsored by MSG

  • New York Rangers
  • New York Knicks
  • NBA Developmental League
  • New York Jets
  • CBS Sports & CBS College Sports
  • Gazelle Group Sports Marketing
  • New York Liberty
  • fuse
  • National Lacrosse League (NLL)

The career fair takes place July 28th from 1-5pm at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. Included in registration for the career fair is a ticket to that evenings WNBA game between the New York Liberty and the Washington Mystics at 7:00 pm. To register, Click here and enter code MSG. Registrants will select and print a ticket for the Liberty game at home.

SportsTVJobs.com Suggestions to Stand Out at a Career Fair

  1. Hire a professional to improve the quality of your resume and cover letter, they will really help articulate your skills to employers. As a special offer to all of our readers you can save $20 when you purchase a Resume and Cover Letter at ResumeEdge.com
  2. Dress to impress. Dressing professionally shows you are career focused and serious about starting a career, not just getting a job.
  3. Show your passion, but don’t go overboard. It’s good to be enthusiastic but don’t look desperate, nobody wants to hire someone who is desperate.
  4. Be prepared with questions to ask. You have to be comfortable selling yourself, but even more important is that you sound intelligent about the industry. Asking smart questions will stand out.
  5. Don’t start with “So what openings do you have?”. Introduce yourself, make eye contact, ask questions, ENGAGE! But don’t finish the conversation without asking about opportunities.
  6. Follow up with everyone you meet. Send an email, or even better a personal hand-written card, within a few days after the event and reference a specific topic you discussed with the person. It shows you paid attention and you valued their time.
  7. Reach out every time you have something valuable to offer. For example, if you spent the summer learning how to edit using Final Cut Pro, that’s a good reason to make contact again with the person you met from CBS College Sports. The idea is to stay “top of mind” and show you have the initiative to improve your skill set.

In our study of the Top Cities for Sports broadcasting jobs New York comes in at #3, just behind Los Angeles and Atlanta so this is an opportunity that is not to be missed!

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