Professional associations or industry organizations often gather data about jobs and related skills or duties, salaries, job growth, job announcements, regulations or certifications,offer networking, and other details that help you make smart choices.
- Memberships and/or taking key roles within professional organizations show employers a commitment to your industry or career development. Some organizations may offer student memberships.
- Tip: Search LinkedIn for organizations related to your career field.
- Article: How to Build Your Network Using Professional Associations