Student-Athlete Career Development

Academic and Support Services works closely with the Career Development Center. The Career Development Center has two dedicated advisors that work with student-athletes on a daily basis to assist with the successful transition from locker rooms to boardrooms.

Matt Real

Real.MAssociate Director of Career Development

Advisor for:

  • Basketball (Men's and Women's)
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer (Men's and Women's)
  • Swimming (Men's and Women's)
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Jackie McNatt

McNatt.JAssistant Director of Career Development

Advisor for:

  • Baseball
  • Cheer
  • Cross Country (Men's and Women's)
  • Dance
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf (Men's and Women's)
  • Softball
  • Tennis (Men's and Women's)
  • Track (Men's and Women's)

What we do

It is our mission to empower student-athletes to successfully live, work, lead, and serve in the global community. Through career advising, programs, and courses, we aim to provide student-athletes with career services for life and help our #KnightsGetHired! Services provided by the Career Development office include:

Career Advising

  • Resumes/Cover Letters
  • Major/Career Exploration
  • Internship/Job Search
  • Mentoring/Networking
  • Graduate School Preparation

Career Resources

  • Handshake
  • MyPlan Self-Assessments
  • What Can I Do With This Major?
  • Big Interview
  • Job Shadow Request

Career Events & Programs

  • Team Workshops
  • Knight School Programs
    • Alumni Mentor Program
    • Etiquette Dinner
    • Mentor Knight
    • Career Fairs
    • Mock Interview Week

Career Courses

  • BU199: Major & Career Pathways
  • BU299: Internship Preparation & Success
    • Summer Internship Scholarship

To schedule an appointment with the advisor for you your respective team(s) please visit the Career Development page through the link below.