Career Reality Webinars

APA's Career Reality Webinars offer members practical tips on job search and professional development issues for new and seasoned planners alike.

The no-cost webinars featured here are for APA members only. Paid webinars are open to all.


Upcoming Career Reality Webinars

Careers in Food Systems Planning

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 1:00–2:00 p.m. (CT)

Presented by APA's Food Systems Special Interest Group

CM | 1.0

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Don’t Go to Bed Angry! Have a Better Planning Commission Meeting

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 12 noon–1:15 p.m. (CT)

Aimee Nassif, AICP, and Mara Perry, AICP

CM | 1.25

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Compensation and Salary Negotiations Webinar

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 1:00–2:00 p.m. (CT)

Presented by the Women in Planning Division

Registration opens soon


Planning Supervisor's Playbook Series

The Planning Supervisor’s Playbook is a six-part series of live webinars designed to help planners navigate the waters from entry-level management to director of your organization.

CM | 7.0

(Includes CM | 1.50 | Ethics and CM | 1.50 | Law)

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Previous Free Webinars

Igniting Joy in Your Career

August 21, 2019

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Environment, Natural Resources, and Energy Professional Pathways

May 16, 2018

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Mentoring at APA

April 4, 2018

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Getting Started to Get Ahead: From Interview to First Days on the Job

December 13, 2017

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Careers in Planning Beyond Planning

July 20, 2017

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Careers in Transportation Planning

April 7, 2017

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Cosponsored by Transportation Planning Division

Skills and Thrills for Up and Coming Planners

February 1, 2017

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Optimize Your Executive Presence

December 8, 2016

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How to Start a Planning firm

November 22, 2016

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Cosponsored by APA's Private Practice Division

City Manager versus City Planner Skillsets Discussion

August 10, 2016

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Careers In Transportation Planning

June 8, 2016

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Cosponsored by APA's Transportation Planning Division

Compensation and Salary Negotiations

April 13, 2016

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Working Abroad

February 10, 2016

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Cosponsored by APA's International Division

Resume and Portfolio Development

December 9, 2015

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