Brown Bag Series: People Who Inspire Welcomes David Mueller '10
Posted March 16, 2014
David Mueller’10, a programming coordinator for NBC Sports, returned to campus on March 11, to speak in the Center for International Sport Business (CISB) noontime program called “A Brown Bag Series: People Who Inspire.” The sport management graduate told students in a packed classroom in LaRiviere Center that they should get as much work experience as possible during their college years, whether through part-time jobs, internships, or volunteer assignments, and mentioned his own experiences interning for the Springfield Armor and volunteering his time with the Western New England women’s soccer team and annual Athletics Golf Classic. Mueller also stressed the importance of perseverance and sacrifice in recounting his own journey to his present position, which entailed doing an unpaid internship for more than a year with NBC Sports after graduation while working nights and weekends to make ends meet, all because of his dogged determination to gain entry into his chosen profession.
Pictured above Director of Alumni Relations, Kathy Pappas G’98 and CISB Director Curt Hamakawa L’84 present Mueller with “University” gear since Mueller graduated before the institution’s transition to university status.
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