September 27, 2013 | Leave a Comment
Our annual Careers in Sport Symposium is slowly — yet surely — approaching (Saturday, October 12th). Leading up to the big show, we will highlight a few of our alumni/panelists so you can learn more about their respective, wide-ranging experiences. Today, get to know Lindsay Schwartz.
Best OU memories:
Field hockey. Specifically senior year and making it to the Division I National Sweet 16 Tournament (we lost to Michigan).
Current professional position/title:
Talent Development Associate (Legends)
How you got there:
Stayed in contact with my mentors. Took chances. Broadened my horizons on what I thought my career path would be.
Most valuable skill/trait:
Willingness to take risks. Positive attitude and openness to learning are some others. Work ethic is essential.
Best piece of personal advice to IC students:
What you do in college matters. Internships matter. Gaining as much experience and knowledge as possible makes a difference. Building relationships and making connections are vital.