From Being an Intern to Catching Ninjavitis, How Some of the Best Got Their Start

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By: Adam White, @FOSAdam


Ever wonder what your first job in sports may be? Do you want to be an agent? Or maybe a marketing executive? Regardless of what you want to do, there have been countless others before you with similar aspirations. Some of them went according to plan, some of them didn’t, but in sports your first job doesn’t define your career, it just begins it. So whether or not you have aspirations of becoming the next Leigh Steinberg or head of marketing for adidas, check out where some of the best and brightest in the industry today got their start.

Some Started as Interns…

Some were Student Assistants…


https://twitter.com/mattwellsey/status/724782789560700930

Some Took On Sales…


https://twitter.com/ticketchick/status/724624570095796224

Some Worked for Food…

And Some Even Got Ninjavitis…

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