Professional Organizations & Associations

There are many benefits that come with affiliation with a professional organization. For about the price of a yearly magazine subscription, you may experience...

  • Social Benefits such as increased opportunities for networking, access to mentoring opportunities, professional support and friendship, and increased opportunities for personal, professional and cross-organizational collaboration 
  • Scholarship including access to new Educational opportunities and cutting edge research, scholarship and resources; access to important journals and other publications; exposure to new ideas; access to conferences and the huge number and variety of conference presentations; and access to scholarships and grants
  • Leadership through activism, change and thought leadership; professional directories; the opportunity to engage in important committee work and interest groups; and inspiration
  • Career Advancement and Recognition such as access to awards and recognition; access to degree programs and certifications; access to institutes and other advanced learning opportunities; employment and career opportunities; validation, credibility, exposure!