Monday, March 26, 2012

Top 5 Reasons to Join a Professional Organization

Whether you are still deciding on a career of interest, or are confident in your choice, professional organizations are a great way to connect to an industry, profession or field of study.

Here are 5 quick reasons to join a professional org:
  1. Exclusive networking events or opportunities coordinated by the organization
  2. Inside information to current issues and trends in the profession/industry
  3. Building your professional image by getting your name associated with their organization
  4. Access to members' contact information
  5. Possibilities for mentorship with established professional

Bonus tip: Professional orgs may offer discounted membership rates for students with all the same great benefits!

Want to learn more about professional orgs in your field? Drop by L&S Career Services!

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