Students invited to network with professional sports and entertainment representatives – Today @ Wayne


The Sport & Entertainment Business Association (SEBA) will be hosting one-on-one mock interviews at the Mike Ilitch School of Business on Monday, October 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. During this event, students will have the opportunity to directly engage and network with employers from professional sports and entertainment organizations in Detroit, including:

  • The Detroit Pistons
  • Detroit Lions
  • The Rocket Mortgage Classic
  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  • Detroit City Football Club

Students will attend four sessions with different employers. Each session consists of 15 minutes of interview followed by five minutes of direct feedback and discussion. Regardless of academic level, major, or interview experience, all Wayne State University students are eligible and invited to attend this one-of-a-kind event, which has the potential to lead to further opportunities with their students. respective employers.

Being comfortable in interviews and being able to highlight experiences and interests is an important part of professional development and future success. As the corporate world emerges from the pandemic – where all interviews have been conducted remotely – SEBA wants to help students gain confidence in face-to-face interviews, sharpen their interpersonal skills, and gain key insights into what interviewers look for in potential candidates.

Students must confirm their attendance for this event by October 21 using this form: Mock One-on-One Interview Registration Form.

** This event will be held in coordination with campus and university guidelines on COVID-19 protocols and security, with the use of daily face masks and campus filters required.

Along with this event, SEBA hosts a variety of other events that include volunteer activities, professional speakers, workshops and more. Other upcoming events include:

Wednesday November 3: Guest speaker in sports marketing (Darryl Maxwell, communications / media planner, Nike & Jordan brand with Wieden and Kennedy) VIA ZOOM

Wednesday December 1: The impact of name, image and likeness rule changes in varsity athletics (conference event) VIA ZOOM


Sara R. Cicero