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ABOUT THE NBPA: The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) is the union for current professional basketball players in the National Basketball Association. Established in 1954, the NBPA’s mission is to ensure that the rights of NBA players are protected and that every conceivable measure is taken to assist players in maximizing their opportunities and achieving their goals, both on and off the court.

Whether it is negotiating a collective bargaining agreement, prosecuting a grievance on a player’s behalf, or counseling a player on benefits and education opportunities, the NBPA advocates on behalf of the best interests of all NBA players.

NBPA Regional Representative

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Reporting to the Chief of Player Programs, the Regional Representative is responsible for developing strong relationships with players and organizing the implementation of various Player Programs to support the NBPA’s goal to provide support, education, direction and attention to individual players.  The NBA’s 30 teams are divided among the Regional Representatives. RESPONSIBILITIES: Answer all player questions including, but not limited to, the services






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NBPA Player Wellness Transition Coach

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Reporting to the Director of Player Wellness, the Player Wellness Transition Coach aids retiring NBA players and their families with their transition away from playing professional basketball.  The Transition Coach will work with retiring players and their partners to develop tailored plans that will guide the retiring athlete through retirement.  The plans will include relevant wealth management and investment strategies, professional development opportunities,






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NBPA Player Wellness Counselor

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Reporting to the Director of Player Wellness, the Player Wellness Counselor consults with the Director and Assistant Director of Player Wellness regarding the emotional and mental challenges associated with being an NBA player and provides insight into effective ways of reaching and assisting players.  The Counselor will assess the internal marketing materials designed to promote the usage of the mental wellness services available






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NBPA Internship Program

The NBPA and the NBPA Foundation are seeking self-motivated, creative and innovative students for internships. The internships are for 12 weeks or more and require a 20-hour weekly commitment, at minimum. Students pursuing degrees in various disciplines are encouraged to apply, as the NBPA has multiple departments: International Relations Marketing Digital Operations Player Strategy & Development Communications Finance Human Resources Player Relations NBPA Foundation An NBPA






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