CAREERS IN… Sport, Nutrition and Coaching

The links below are relevant to your subject area and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities. You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied.

To access a comprehensive listing of occupations visit Prospects Explore Types of Jobs

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Careers Info Jobs & Work Experience Volunteering Related Media & Docs

Careers Info

Prospects– Graduate Careers Website

Job Sectors – includes: ‘Hospitality, Tourism & Sport’.
Types of Jobs – ‘Browse all categories’ to find A-Z of job profiles or use the ‘job categories’ search to help you explore career in ‘Leisure, Sport & Tourism’.
Options with your subject – Explore career options related to your degree subject – includes Sport Science, Sport & Leisure Management and ‘Food Science’

Careers In Sport – Provides an in-depth analysis of the different career options available in the world of sport. Also includes a link to job opportunities.

BASESCareers – View the downloadable brochure and view the relevant career profile(s).

BASES – The British Association of Sport and Exercise Science professional body website. Includes a job search section

Central YMCA qualifications – Specialist awarding body of health and fitness specific qualifications.

Coaching Wales – Find out about coaching opportunities and training in Wales.

Sports Rehab and Education – UK education provider of courses and workshops in the treatment, management and rehabilitation of sport injuries.

Sports Therapy Education – Provides information on sports therapy training and qualifications.

Department of Education – Teaching Agency 'Get into teaching’ – Find out about secondary and primary teaching.

The Society of Sports Therapists – Professional body for Sports Therapists.

Skillsactive – Careers section – Provides careers advice on sport, fitness and playwork.

CIMSPA – Careers in Sport & Physical Activity – Find out about careers in; sports coaching, sports development, disability sports development, sports science & nutrition and sports marketing.

British Association for Nutritional Therapists – Find out more about becoming a nutritional therapist.

British Dietetics Association – Includes careers information and jobs in dietetics.

NHS Careers – Dietitian– Includes information on how to become a dietitian and explains the difference between dietitians and nutritionists.

Careers in Football – Did you know there are over 50 careers in football? Discover what they are, how you can progress towards your aspirations and achieve your career ambitions.



Jobs & Work Experience

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Log in to Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.

Target Jobs Hospitality, leisure and tourism – Search for graduate jobs in hospitality, leisure and tourism.

Sport Cardiff – Includes information on coaching, volunteering and training opportunities in Cardiff.

Sports-xtra – A sports development and health promotion organisation.

British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences – Includes job vacancies, and internships in: sport, exercise and nutrition.

Sports Grads – Graduate jobs in the sport and leisure industry.

UK Sport – Search jobs in sport at all levels throughout the UK.

Sport Wales – Check out the latest Welsh sports jobs.

SkillsActive Careers – Includes a job bank of sport related careers.

Wales National Exercise Referral Scheme – View the Co-ordinator contact details of NHS Health Boards and County Councils regionally for information on job and work experience opportunities.

Parkwood Leisure – Find out about graduate jobs and placement vacancies.

SportCaerphilly Contact to find out about placement and job opportunities

Active Newport – Newport City Council’s site for sport and leisure.

Stroke Association – Get Involved Explore volunteering opportunities

Leisure Vacancies – Search for jobs in gyms, salons and hotels as well as beauty and leisure jobs in health clubs and hotels.

Leisure Work – Search for job opportunities in the field of sport and leisure

Leisure Jobs UK – Find job opportunities from entry level to management including; fitness jobs, jobs in sports, spa jobs, careers in tourism, travel, catering and hospitality.

The Institute for Outdoor Learning – Jobs and Careers – Search for jobs by category.

YMCAfit – Visit the ‘Careers’ section to find out about working in fitness, including jobs and employer directory.

English Institute of Sport – View ‘Careers’ to find out about current vacancies and work experience opportunities.

Sport England Careers section – Search for jobs with Sport England as well as other jobs in sport.

Sportbusiness.com – Includes job vacancies in the business side of sport.

Dragon Sport – A Sports Wales initiative designed to offer 7-11 year olds fun and enjoyable sporting opportunities.

Jobs with balls – Specialist recruitment site for jobs in sport and leisure in the UK.

Leisure Opportunities – Search for jobs by sector and location.

LG jobs – Search for jobs in local government by occupation or by council.

Sports Recruitment Company – Sports industry recruitment consultancy.

PGL – Provider of activity courses and holidays. View ‘Jobs and Careers at PGL’

SuperStars View ‘Join Us’ to find out about working within primary schools as paid session leaders in Music, Drama, Art, Dance or PE.

BUNAC – working holidays abroad – A range of working holidays, including opportunities to work in summer camps abroad. Search by destination or by interests.

Camp America – Find out about working in summer camps in the USA – includes sport, outdoor pursuits and leisure related roles.

USA Summer Camp – Explore opportunities working in summer camps in the USA. Includes activity leader and sport specialist related roles .

NHS Jobs – Find jobs within the NHS.

Just Food Jobs – Search by job type and recruiter.

Food recruitment.co.uk – A recruitment site for the food industry

Careers in Food and Drink – Includes jobs within manufacturing, retail and hospitality roles, careers advice, and employer profiles.

UK Food Jobs – Search for job and graduate opportunities in the food industry.

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Volunteering

British Blind Sport – A charity which enables visually impaired people to have the same opportunities as sighted people to access and enjoy sport and recreational activities in the UK. View ‘About Us’ for vacancies and ‘Support Us’ for volunteering opportunities.

British Wheelchair Sport – View ‘Get Involved’ for volunteering opportunities.

English Federation of Disability Sport – National body responsible for developing sport for disabled people in England. View ‘Our Work in Sport’ for information on volunteering.

Volunteering Wales – Search ‘volunteering opportunities’ in Wales by type of opportunity and location. Includes sport and activity related volunteering.

Interlink – Voluntary bureau for the Rhondda Cynon Taff area. Contact them to find out about a range of voluntary opportunities in the local community.

Volunteer Cardiff – Volunteer Centre for the county of Cardiff. Contact them to find out about a range of voluntary opportunities in the Cardiff and surrounding area.

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Related Media & Docs

AGCAS Industry Insights – Sport & Leisure – Includes information on roles, entry and progression, typical employers and trends.

AGCAS Industry Insight – Health – Includes information on roles, entry and progression, typical employers and trends.

Science – 'What do graduates do?’ presents information on the employment of recent graduates.


BPS Careers 'Your journey into psychology’ – Includes information on Sport and Exercise Psychology.

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