Students and New Planners

Make Connections to Launch and Advance Your Career

You're excited about making a difference in your community, and you're not alone!

Whether you're a planning student or a new planner, APA will help you gear up for the career you want.

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Socialize for Success

Connect with peers and pros on campus and in communities.

  • Planning Student Organizations interact with students, faculty, and local communities.
  • Young Planners Groups network with professional planners at the chapter level, opening opportunities to find mentors, plan and attend events, and volunteer.
  • Join an APA division and share your interest in a planning specialty.

Be a Leader

Add your voice to the national planning conversation.

Get Recognized

Compete for awards, scholarships and fellowships from APA, its chapters and divisions, and other organizations.

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APA emerging professionals get all kinds of information, discounts and career advice and -- best of all -- your first year of membership could be free!

 

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