Supplemental (45 hr +)

Grades 7-12

Career Explorations in Esports

This one-of-a-kind elective allows students to explore a variety of high-paying professions inside the dynamic industry of esports.

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The benefits of esports aren’t just for players; there are plenty of pathways in esports careers beyond being a professional gamer. In this course, students will learn about the multitude of careers in the esports industry, what a "day in the life" looks like for those professions, and the skills and education needed to pursue such careers.

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30 hours of Curricular Content


Video, Presentation, and Activity-Based Lessons


Capstone Project


Self-Grading Quizzes


Unit Dedicated to Internships

Careers Explored

In this course, students explore six different orbital careers in and around esports:


Esports Player/Manager


Event Planning and Sponsorship

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Esports Analyst

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Agent, Lawyer, Player Advocate


Game Developer


Shoutcaster, Streamer

For each orbital career, students will:


Review a day-in-the-life interview with somebody in that career

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Understand the hard and soft skills required to work in this profession

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Identify the key goals and requirements (academic and professional) to enter the career field

Distance learning

Debate a contested topic in this career field with a classmate

Bring to Your School
Esports broadcast production room

Hardware/Software Rrequirements

  • Laptop or desktop running Windows or macOS
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • Headphones
keyboard and headset
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