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The Expo

About PGA WORKS

PGA WORKS is a strategic initiative, designed to diversify the golf industry’s workforce. Funded by PGA REACH, the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the PGA of America, PGA WORKS leverages fellowships, scholarships, career exploration events, and the PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship to inspire and engage talent from diverse backgrounds to pursue key employment positions across the golf industry.

The PGA WORKS Virtual Career Expo engages industry leaders and partners to deliver professional development and career awareness experiences. Thank you again for your support and commitment to PGA WORKS and our goal of creating a more inclusive workforce.

  • PGA WORKS has awarded _30____ Scholarships since 2018.
  • PGA WORKS Fellowship alumni have a _85__% job placement rate in golf since 2017.
  • PGA WORKS Fellows have worked in 9 different PGA Section offices.
  • In 2021 the PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship hosted 189 student-athletes from 41 HBCUs, HSIs, and MSI's.

HOW TO PREPARE

  • Register for the Career Expo and upload your resume. Resumes can be edited until the day of the event.
  • View a list of participating employers and the positions for which they are recruiting by exploring employer booths prior to the expo.
  • Make a list of organizations that you are interested in and research them.
  • Wear business attire in accordance with your gender expression for the video chats.
  • RESOURCES

Why Should You Attend?

  • Opportunity for current students and recent graduates to connect with industry employers who are seeking historically underrepresented talent for internships, fellowships, and entry-level employment opportunities.
  • Research and freedom to browse - The ability to research the exhibitors creating an awareness of the wide range of employment opportunities in the golf industry.
  • Networking - connect live with employers through messaging, audio call, or video chat throughout the Expo.
  • Professional development - learn from a selection of live sessions and webinars, including some from our exhibitors.

Exhibitor Profile

  • A wide range of industry employers including management companies, equipment and apparel manufacturers, golf media broadcasting companies, affiliate organizations, and multinational partner corporations in financial services, entertainment, and beyond.

Meet PGA Recruitment Specialists

Dylan Gladney, MBA

Leila Mackie, PGA

Caleb Hung, PGA

Chris Kulinski, PGA

Kate Drimel, PGA

Exhibitors


Thank you to our partners




LAST YEAR'S EXHIBITORS



  • Easy navigation for attendees through the interactive virtual lobby and exhibit hall to connect attendees with exhibitors.
  • Gain knowledge about various internships and entry-level employment opportunities within the golf industry and other partner corporations.
  • Interact with exhibitors in real time via dynamic interactive tools such as text/video/audio chats.
  • Attendees can have access to the virtual expo from any device (laptop, mobile, iPads/tablets), thus making it convenient to attend the expo and network.

Frequently Asked Questions

PGA WORKS is a strategic initiative, designed to diversify the golf industry’s workforce. Funded by PGA REACH, the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the PGA of America, PGA WORKS leverages fellowships, scholarships, career exploration events, and the PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship to inspire and engage talent from diverse backgrounds to pursue key employment positions across the golf industry.
This is the best opportunity for students, student-athletes and recent graduates to connect one-on-one with some of the largest golf industry employers and partner companies to be exposed to career opportunities within this $84 billion industry with over 2 million jobs.
There is NO COST to attend the PGA WORKS Virtual Career Expo.
Tuesday, November 9 from 12 pm - 3 pm EST.
This is a fully online event. Participate in any location on your desktop, mobile, or tablet devices.
There will be an opportunity to engage with industry employers and partner companies who are seeking underrepresented talent for internships, fellowships, and entry-level employment opportunities.
Yes, please enter your information to access the PGA WORKS Virtual Career Expo.Register now.
No additional software downloads are needed to participate. However, an internet connection on your desktop, mobile, or tablet device is required. Please be prepared with audio and video to engage with potential employers.
Login details will be emailed once you register. Please use these details to access the PGA WORKS Virtual Career Expo.

Please have an up-to-date resume ready to share with employers prior to, or during, the PGA WORKS Virtual Career Expo. Please visit our resume building page for further information.

For more information, please contact


Rachel Melendez Mabee

PGA WORKS Program Lead

rmabee@pgahq.com