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Published on April 26, 2022
Do you dream about working for the IPL and other sports leagues as a high schooler?
Well, we have got just the news for you!
Did you know that the Indian Premier League has been named the 6th Biggest Sports League in the world by none other than Forbes Magazine?
It’s true! IPL has grown by 134% since its inauguration in 2009! And from 2020 to 2021, despite Covid hurdles, it continued to grow by 7%!
In 2022, as India begins to reopen and stadiums get ready to host spectators, the numbers are only going to rise!
Data provided by Brand Finance.
The success of IPL has been nothing short of revolutionary, inspiring various sports in India to follow in their footsteps – including Indian Super League and Pro Kabaddi.
And subsequently, the Indian sports industry is booming!
In fact, according to Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), India will require a whopping 4.3 million sports jobs by 2022, with the number sure to grow in the years ahead.
What this means is an abundance of career opportunities for sports aficionados like you! And you don’t even have to be an athlete, as these opportunities come across a vast and exciting range of fields and professions!
Data provided by FICCI
Got a knack for graphic design? Then why not try your hand for the Sports Media and Marketing industry?
Passionate about mental health? Then why not try your hand for the Sports medicine and wellness industry?
The industry is bursting with opportunities, and you are bound to find one that suits your talents!
But how do you make your big break?
You have a talent and are passionate about sports. But how do you take the next step? How do you navigate the challenges and hurdles of an up-and-coming industry? How do you make yourself stand out from the countless other job-seekers?
That’s where we come in!
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The 12-day summer program, taught by experts such as IPL head coach Paddy Upton, teaches you the ins and outs of the Sports Industry, covering topics from Sport Organisation and Marketing to Nutrition and Coaching. Following the intensive summer program, you are offered a Guaranteed Internship with Rajasthan Royals to apply your learnings in a practical setting!
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