Career Goals At Michigan State University Essay

715 Words Mar 22nd, 2016 3 Pages
My academic goals here at Michigan State University are to graduate with honors from the Eli Broad College of Business with my Bachelors in Management. After college my career goal is to work in the front office of a professional sports team, but more specifically in the front office of a Women’s professional sports team. Growing up I was always involved in sports even from young age, I played just about every sport imaginable; from soccer to ice hockey, and everything in between. Growing up in the 90s and early 2000s girls had more of an opportunity to play sports growing up, but there was still a strong gender discrepancy among them. Women’s sports then and even now are considered inferior to men’s in every way possible, from pay gaps, to facilities. I was one of the fortunate few to be able to continue my athletic career here at Michigan State, but looking beyond college there is not many opportunities for professional women’s sports in general. My internship fits directly into achieving my goals because it will give me experience that is priceless moving forward in both my career and sport. The Washington Spirit is one of ten teams in the National Women’s Soccer League. The NWSL is the third of its kind, the prior two folded due to funding, and support issues. The NWSL has broken a number of glass ceilings for women’s sports, and more specifically women’s soccer. By working with the Spirit I will be able to experience the struggles of women’s sports at the…

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