PDP 2022

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM SUMMIT

LASEC 2022 Professional Development Program Summit ran from June 21 – 24, 2022

The LASEC Professional Development Program Summit (PDP Summit) is a free, four-day intensive seminar designed to give students the opportunity to learn about jobs focused on the sports industry in Los Angeles. Accepted students will identify and cultivate the job training and communication skills needed to thrive in this highly competitive business.

PDP Summit includes:

  • Professional development training Assistance with resume writing, interview skills, and feedback from industry leaders/experts on presentation. Students will develop a professional business plan to help position themselves for a job after graduation.
  • Los Angeles sports business executive panels Discussions with various sports executives to learn about the different types of sports jobs that are available in Los Angeles (PR/Marketing/Communications, Event/Venue Management, Operations, Sponsorship/Ticket Sales, etc.)
  • Formal mentor program PDP Summit participants will be assigned a mentor for six months. Mentors are from an array of sports organizations in Los Angeles.

This program is open to upperclassmen and current graduate students. Current freshmen and sophomores are encouraged to sign up for our Volunteer Academy.

The 2022 PDP Summit is complete.

 

•	Chukwuma Obiora

CHUKWUMA OBIORA

COORDINATOR, LIVE EVENT OPERATIONS, NFL on his 2021 PDP experience

“During the resume, cover letter and digital portfolio workshops I learned skills to better represent my experiences and interests assisting in landing my current role.”

DELANEY NIERMANN

ACCOUNT COORDINATOR, CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS, LOS ANGELES LAKERS on her 2021 PDP experience

“PDP is an innovative program that adapts with the current culture and fast paced climate of the sports industry in LA, and provides key insight into the hiring process that graduates will face coming out of school. Through the mentorship program I was able to further my career in ways I never thought possible.”

•	Delaney Niermann
Christian Franson

CHRISTIAN FRANSON

INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE, LOS ANGELES DODGERS on his 2021 PDP experience

“Through different workshops, Q&A sessions with Los Angeles sports teams panels, and exposure to the industry, I learned about the expectations of the industry and how to best stand out amongst the competition.”