While it is beneficial to gain experience in the sport management industry before applying to jobs, all is not lost if you are brand new to the industry. More important than experience can be the connections you’ve made in school, work, and beyond, as well as your passion and knowledge of the industry. Learning how to market yourself and talk about the industry to professionals can help you stand out from the crowd and land your first job. Nonetheless, experience is important. Content contained in this topic highlight how experience can impact your career in sport.