Career and Education
As an athlete you will have a number of careers. Planning ahead with study, work opportunities and long term career ideas gives you a sense of security that you have direction following your sporting career.
The Athlete Life Team can help in the following ways and have a number of resources available for you
Career guidance and interests, industry opportunities, education guidance, work experience
Support when studying, scholarships available, considering study options
- Click here If you are interested in applying for a Prime Minister's Athlete Scholarship
- Information on USA Colleges here
- Tap into the Athlete Friendly Tertiary Network for institutions that understand athletes here
- Guide for planning your 2015 study (doc)
- 2015 Study plan (doc)
CV preparation, job search, preparing for interviews.
Many students study part-time or extra-murally to allow for the minimum disruption to their training and competition plans. Your Athlete Life Advisor can assist in ﬁnding the right mix for you.
You can also get help finding employment through the IOC Athlete career programme on the IOC website.
Links to useful websites for more tools
New tools are regularly added to the website. You can also get resources directly from your Athlete Life Advisor.
- Seek website for Advice and tips
From time to time we interview athletes or our Advisors write an article/blog with tips and suggestions for carded athletes
Advice and templates
New tools are added to the website regularly. You can also get resources directly from your Athlete Life Advisor.