Give back to the next generation and planners in need. Below are several volunteer opportunities available during the conference. The time commitments are minimal but the impact is endless.
Back by popular demand, APA will once again offer seasoned and emerging professionals the opportunity to be matched during the conference. This is not a traditional "shadowing program" — make the most of the time you have based on what your schedule allows.
Career Reality Speed Dating
Using a "speed-dating" format, you'll meet with groups of emerging professionals anxious to know what planning looks like in various settings and disciplines and how to position themselves to enter the job market.
Two sessions are available for your consideration on Sunday, April 27: Session #1 2:30–3:45 p.m.; Session #2 4:00–5:15 p.m.
Student Case Competition Judging Panel
Sign up to serve on our panel of judges for the APA's Student Case Competition. The competition will take place at the Georgia Tech campus on Saturday, April 26.
Judges will deliberate at the conference site on Sunday, April 27, from 10 a.m.–1 p.m., and select the winners that will be announced at our Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 29. Lunch will be served.
This highly popular service provides planners of all ages with advice on how to improve their resume for job hunting. APA is looking for volunteers with experience in hiring and supervising planners who can provide planners with practical, realistic advice on what makes a great resume. Whether you teach in academia, work in the private sector, are a public sector planner — please consider volunteering for one or more 20 minute sessions.
Resume Clinic runs from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Sunday-Tuesday.
Contact Ryan Daudelin for more information or to volunteer.