Alumni

Matt Nelson (A&S ’12, M.S. in Commerce ’13) of Nike on Life after Sports

The M.S. in Commerce grad and former student-athlete discusses his journey from a UVA wrestling team captain to a professional at Nike.

What are some of the best ways to make the most of the student-athlete experience in approaching professional life after college sports?

Matt Nelson (A&S ’12, M.S. in Commerce ’13), Global Digital Commerce Operations Program Manager at Nike, sat down with Kelly Kennedy, Virginia Athletics Director of Career Readiness, to discuss his personal journey from a UVA wrestling team captain to a professional at Nike. Discover how he used “informational interviewing” to prepare for career satisfaction and success.

 

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