All Things Offseason - Spring & Summer 2021
The offseason is here. Make plans to take advantage of your resources.
Career Conversations Series
The NFLPA's Career Conversations Series brings leaders and executives from various industries to the table to discuss current trends, career paths, and insights into how to achieve success and capitalize on opportunities within their respective fields.
Each virtual session includes:
- One hour discussion with leaders and executives
- Open Q&A
- Insight from former players who found success in that industry
6/18 | Connecting Your Interests to Future Career Opportunities
6/21 | Understanding Roles and Opportunities within Real Estate
6/22 | A Beginner's Guide to Esports and Livestreaming
6/23 | Career Paths in Collegiate Athletics
6/24 | The Ins & Outs of Venture Capital
6/25 | Developing Your Brand through Storytelling
6/25 | How to Build Your Career in Law Enforcement
*All sessions except for Law Enforcement will take place at 12 PM ET. Law Enforcement will take place at 1:30 PM ET.
Presenting organizations include: Douglas Elliman Realty, The Players' Tribune, University of Virginia, Baylor, AthLife, Pipeline, Next Play Capital, FBI, and many more!
Career Advising Services
Need to update your LinkedIn, create a resume, or hone your approach to networking? Work with AthLife to develop your skills and brand by accessing the following services:
- One-on-one Advising with a Career Coach
- E-learning Courses for Overall Professional Development
- You can also access the Next Play Pro & Athlete Interest Assessments through the Game Plan platform to learn more about how your “athlete identity” and interests align with various career paths and industries.
Online Courses via Yellowbrick
A wide variety of self-paced online course are available for you. Yellowbrick offers free courses through leading universities and brands.
"Training Camp for the Real World" from 2U
Short Courses – 2U partners with top-tier universities all over the world to bring the most popular and relevant topics to an online learning environment. Students will receive a university certificate upon completion. Courses are 6-10 weeks in length and require 6-10 hours per week from learners.
Boot Camps – 2U delivers best in class, instructor-led bootcamps that are designed to train students in the latest, most in-demand, technical skills. Students coming from these programs have skills that are ready to apply on the job, day one. Boot Camps are 12-24 weeks with both part-time and full-time options.
Connect with a Financial Finesse Coach
To help you reach your financial goals, the NFLPA has partnered with Financial Finesse to provide you with completely unbiased financial coaching at no cost. Financial Finesse is here to help you and your family build a plan for your future and make the most of every financial decision including areas like budgeting, credit, real estate, and more.
Train from Home with EXOS
Get all you need to optimize your performance during this time. Sign up for a free personalized training program based on your position and equipment working with BridgeAthletic digital platform and an EXOS Strength/Performance Coach.
You’ll get video demos of every movement of your workout and direct messaging with your coach to ask questions, receive feedback or adapt your plan. Your 90-minute workout will include a warm-up, linear or multi-direction speed sessions, strength and power sessions, followed by conditioning.
This program is being offered by the NFLPA and EXOS on a complimentary basis as a courtesy to you. By participating in this program, you acknowledge that there is a risk of injury and agree to waive and release NFLPA and EXOS from any claims you may have arising out of your use of the program, including but not limited to injury, property damage, and death.