LEARFIELD EDGE Academy

 

 

LEARFIELD EDGE Academy

Empowering Diversity, Growth, and Equity

The application window is closed, and accepted participants have been notified for the 7th Annual LEARFIELD EDGE Academy.

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EDGE Academy

LEARN THE WORLD OF SPORTS MARKETING

Formally known as the LEARFIELD Minority Academy and held in partnership with the Minority Opportunities Athletic Association (MOAA), this year’s virtual EDGE Academy will provide a variety of engagement and networking opportunities with industry leaders across collegiate athletics.

IS THIS THE PROGRAM FOR YOU?

If you are interested in building and supporting solutions that include data and brand management, multimedia rights representation, licensing, broadcasting, ticketing, and in-venue technology to name a few, then this could be the program for you.

LEARN FROM THE BEST IN THE INDUSTRY

The 2021 virtual LEARFIELD EDGE Academy will host a stellar lineup of guest speakers representing intercollegiate athletics, sponsors, industry influencers, and business partners who will provide insights and access into the collegiate sports industry.

Considerations for EDGE Academy 2021

The 2021 class has been selected, but details for the next EDGE Academy class will be announced at a later date. The selection committee, comprised of members from both host organizations, will review all materials and choose 16-20 candidates based on their desire to work in sales, marketing, client management or technology..

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EDGE Academy

Requirements for Application

Applications are closed for the 2021 class. Specific requirements for the next EDGE Academy will be available at a later date, but additional criteria used for candidate selection are as follows:

  • Must have at least 1+ years of full-time work experience (current students, full-time graduate students, and interns will not be considered)
  • Meet the federal guideline for definition as a minority
  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Submit the online application and include the additional documents

Accepted participants for 2021 were notified by November 12th, 2021.

For questions regarding the LEARFIELD EDGE Academy, please contact Julie Work at jwork@nacda.com.