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.


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

Esports Analyst

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

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

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

Debate a contested topic in this career field with a classmate

Bring to Your School

Hardware/Software Rrequirements

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