Jersey2Job | For Life After the Game

Jersey2Job | For Life After the Game

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On Jersey2Job, former VCU and UNI athletic administrator Nate Clayberg discuss the challenges and successes that student-athletes have following beyond sport. The transitions from an identity as an athlete to workplace professional can be hard to navigate for many. The show includes current and former collegiate athletes, coaches and ADs, plus experts in the field of leadership and careers. 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 motivation.
E17 “When you don’t know something ask questions,” Lee Cockerell, ‘Career Magic’
Jul 13 • 20 min
Lee Cockerell spent 10 years leading 40,000 Cast Members at the Walt Disney World Resort. He oversaw resort operations for the four theme parks, 2 water parks, shopping and restaurant areas, 20 resort hotels, 2 water parks and ESPN’s Wide World of Sports…
E16 “It’s Hard to Find Passions,” Jake Hirshman, ‘20 Secrets to Success for NCAA Student-Athletes…’
Jul 9 • 18 min
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,…
E15: “Do it anyway!”Jim Miller
Jan 15 • 23 min
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…
E14: It’s Not an Issue, a Yet!
Dec 2, 2017 • 16 min
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…
E13: Now What? Jacqui Kalin
Nov 15, 2017 • 21 min
E13: Now What? Northern Iowa Standout Jacqui Kalin, searching for her identity. 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…
E12: Choosing Correctly
Oct 11, 2017 • 17 min
@NateClayberg & @AdamViet talk about choosing that major when it may be too late to know if it’s the right choice, if not you could end up in a Quarter-Life Crisis. Research, Plan and Win!
E11: Don’t give up
Sep 12, 2017 • 5 min
Preparing for life after the game is not just about finding a career path. You can’t forget theb soft skills it takes to succeed too. Just because you don’t know how to be professional is no excuse.
E10: Nurture Your Network
Sep 8, 2017 • 17 min
Student athlete interact with many people during their time on campus. But many don’t nurture those relationships that could pay dividends professionally. Acquaintances can become partners like we did
E9: The First Guest. Adam Viet
Aug 29, 2017 • 21 min
J2J co-founder Adam Viet, former Northern Iowa basketball alum turned IT recruiter gets the honor as guest #1. From undecided major to health club intern and a stint in insurance. Athletes need help.
E8: Should have known then
Aug 16, 2017 • 5 min
Episode 8. Just as in athletics, a rise to the top in a career isn’t easy either. When you ask a CEO what they wish they knew in high school, answer is consultant. “I wish I knew more about a career.”
E7: The NEXT MPACT, MI Edition
Aug 2, 2017 • 9 min
Michigan has opportunities for so many. Nate took advantage of his involvement in NEXT to visit UM’s MPACT program. More confirmation of the need for genuine workforce pipeline programs like J2J.
E6: Leverage your network!
Jul 31, 2017 • 5 min
Student athletes have access to a huge network. Whether they know it or not. That can be mistake number one. The window gets smaller after graduation.
E5: Don’t just do what you do.
Jul 26, 2017 • 5 min
Students follow passion with majors and jobs based on what they are interested in. Sometimes that is sports music or theater. Doing what they are going to do, is something they may not even know yet.
E4: Service the Pipeline.
Jul 21, 2017 • 5 min
Student athletes are ideal candidates to fill career roles in the workforce. Effective customer service will build us trust to connect their pathway to success in Life After the Game.
E3:The what and why for J2J
Jul 18, 2017 • 5 min
Episode 3: A little more insight to the what and why for launching Jersey2Job. It is a workforce development program that is designed to better integrate coachable people into purposeful lives.
E2: What do you want to be?
Jul 12, 2017 • 5 min
We ask scholastic athletes about their activities, but tend to lose sight on their interests beyond sports. Help the cause, ask them “what do you want be when you grow up.”
E1: Jersey2Job, idea traction?
Jul 11, 2017 • 4 min
College student athletes know they want to compete in sports. But do they know what they will have for a job when their eligibility runs out. Jersey2Job is designed to help reverse engineer a path.