CAREERS IN… Sport, Nutrition and Coaching

Sport, Nutrition and Coaching The links below are relevant to Sport, Nutrition and Coaching 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. Take a look at Things you can do with your degree to discover more careers options.

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

Prospects – Graduate Careers Website with information covering all career areas.

Job Sectors – includes: ‘Leisure, sport and tourism’.
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 and coaching’, 'Sport and leisure management’ and ‘Nutrition’

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

BASRaT – BASRaT is the UK regulator for Sport Rehabilitation Graduates.

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.

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

Get into teaching – Department of Education’ – Find out about sport secondary and primary teaching.

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

SportWales ChwaraeonCymru – Information on community sport and coaching.

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

YMCA Fit Careers and Advice – Specialist awarding body of health and fitness specific qualifications.


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

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

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

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Search Sport, Nutrition and Coaching jobs on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.

Activity Alliance – Disability Inclusion Sport – Search jobs in sport and exercise.

The Associations of UK Dietitians – Search food and nutrition professionals jobs.

British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences – Includes vacancies, studentships and internships in the sport and exercise science sector.

English Institute of Sport View current vacancies and work experience opportunities.

The Fitness Associates – Sports, wellness, health, active leisure & fitness jobs

Institute for Outdoor Learning – Current Vacancies – Search for jobs by category.

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.

Leisure Opportunities – Search for jobs by sector and location.

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

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

NHS Jobs – Find jobs within the NHS including sports therapists and nutritionists.

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

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

Sport England Careers section – Search for jobs and internships with Sport England.

Sport Wales – Check out the latest Welsh sports jobs.

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

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


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.

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

“Parasport(Parasport): – View Get Involved section.

Sport in Mind – Get Involved section.

Stroke Association – Get Involved – Explore volunteering opportunities

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

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.

English Institute of Sport Podcast – Presenter Matt Slater is joined by EIS Director of Science and Technical Development Dr Steve Ingham and EIS Head of Performance Nutrition Dr Kevin Currell to discuss what makes a successful high performance sport scientist (26.18)

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

BASES Career Guide includes guidance on career opportunities, managing your career and career profiles.

The content of these sites is subject to change and not subject to the editorial control of the Careers Service and Unilife. If you come across a link which takes you to a poor quality or dysfunctional site, please contact the Careers Service and let us know, so the link can be removed.

Updated: July 2018

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