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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 25 Scholarships since 2018.
  • PGA WORKS Fellowship alumni have a 100% job placement rate in sports and 77% job placement rate in golf since 2017.
  • PGA WORKS Fellows have worked in 9 different PGA Section offices.
  • In 2019 the PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship hosted 189 student-athletes from 41 HBCUs, HSIs, and MSI's.

Plenary Sessions

  • AIG - Overview of Financial Literacy & Financial Planning Post-Graduation
  • PGA OF AMERICA - Pathway to PGA Membership, The Credibility and Importance of Obtaining Your Membership, & The Wide Range of Career Paths That PGA Members Can Choose From
  • PGA WORKS - Three Plenary Sessions to provide insight into the wide range of career paths within the golf industry through the paths of Endemic Employment, Golf Media Broadcast, and Executive Management.


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 diverse 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

  • Wide range of golf industry employers including management companies, equipment and apparel manufacturers, golf media broadcasting companies, affiliate organizations, and multinational golf partner corporations.

Exhibitors


PRESENTING SPONSORS




EXHIBITORS






  • Easy navigation for attendees through the interactive virtual lobby, auditorium and exhibitor hall and connecting attendees with exhibitors
  • Gain knowledge about various internships and entry-level employment opportunities within the golf industry.
  • Attend live/semi-live presentations/webinar sessions to hear from golf industry leaders.
  • 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 in golf for students, student-athletes and recent graduates to connect one-on-one with golf industry leaders and some of the largest companies in golf to be exposed to career opportunities within this $84 billion industry with over 2 million jobs.
Tuesday, November 17 from 11 am - 4 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 who are seeking diverse 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


SCOOTER CLARK

PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship Manager

sclark@pgahq.com


NICHOLAS HEYRMAN

PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship Coordinator

nheyrman@pgahq.com