On Jersey2Job, former Virginia Commonwealth and Northern Iowa athletic administrator Nate Clayberg & Northern Iowa basketball alum Adam Viet, discuss the challenges and successes that student-athletes have following their days of competition. The transitions from an identity as an athlete to workplace professional can be difficult and hard to navigate for many.
The Podcast will includes conversations with current and former collegiate athletes as well as coaches and athletic directors from schools at all levels about a popular trend for athletes in finding life after the game. Student-Athletes compete in sport, but can they compete in the job market.
Jersey2Job is a niche workforce development program designed to nurture the populations most coachable people into careers and lives with purpose through the CareerAdventure experience in career exploration, identification and motivated success.
April 20th, 2018 | 20 mins 48 secs
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With 40 years in the hospitality industry developing leadership skills through experience through a roller coaster CareerAdventure that led him from banquet server to Executive VP at Walt Disney World. Student-athletes have value in understanding schedules and demands of time, but using it beyond the playing field pays off.
Episode j2j16: "It's Hard to Find Passions," Jake Hirshman, '20 Secrets to Success for NCAA Student-Athletes...'
January 25th, 2018 | 18 mins 35 secs
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In 20 Secrets to Success for NCAA Student-Athletes Who Won’t Go Pro, the authors draw on personal experience, interviews, expert opinion, and industry data to provide a game plan for student-athletes through key transitions at each stage of their careers, from high school through college and beyond. Host Nate Clayberg and co-author Jake Hirshman review the history of writing the book and the help it can provide those that are competing today and those that have finished their eligibility and are looking for what is next for them.
January 25th, 2018 | 23 mins 16 secs
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What does your “success video” show you doing after graduation? Life after graduation can be nerve racking for college graduates. He says as a wrestler you know are always looking for the next step. In high school and college you know what the next steps are. Wrestlers are looking ahead to the next competition an the next weight workout because it is all scheduled out for you. When they walk across the stage at graduation identifying that next step can be more challenging for college-athletes. Unfortunately, a majority don’t know what will come next for them.
January 24th, 2018 | 15 mins 48 secs
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When someone asks a student-athlete about what career path they will follow, a usual response could be going pro or that they will figure that out after they are done playing. What tends to happen with those student-athletes could be frustration and disappointment with a choice they wish they would have spent more time planning that they did.
January 17th, 2018 | 21 mins 3 secs
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After playing six seasons as one of the best women’s basketball players at Northern Iowa and receiving two degrees, Jacqui went pro. Playing basketball for two years in Israel then coming back to Iowa to coach at Drake University for just one season.
At that point the passion for the game continued to subside from her Senior season. Jacqui found she didn’t have an identity away from basketball. In this episode we will talk through her past success and struggles. What she has done since leaving the game she loved and how she still is looking for her “What’s next?” answer. Check out the article she was featured in about her challenges www.desmoinesregister.com/story/entert…n/612822001/.
Jersey2Job will be working with Jacqui to help her find her way forward through the What Motivates Me program and Career Adventure mapping. Jacqui said she heard from many other like her, if you also are having experience with this, message us at www.facebook.com/jersey2job