Early-Career Professionals

Graduating APHA Student Members, you may wonder what's next for you in APHA. For two years after your graduation date, you qualify to enter the Early-Career Professionals Member group. And you can stay in the ECP group for up to three years. Check out the benefits!

Benefits and Savings   Regular Member Early-Career Professional
Access to our renowned publications including the American Journal of Public Health and The Nation's Health   ✔   ✔
Discounted registration to attend APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo, the world's premier public health event   ✔   ✔
APHA Communities based on public health disciplines and areas of interest, where you can network and collaborate with fellow public health professionals   ✔   ✔
Over 20 webinars a year focused on pressing public health issues   ✔   ✔
Special discounts on tuition to several public health programs as well as a $70 discount on the online CPH exam   ✔   ✔
Opportunities to advocate for public health through our federal campaigns   ✔   ✔
Ups to 35% discount on job postings on CareerMart   ✔
Career content in the ECP library via APHA Connect     ✔
Exclusive bi-monthly webinars on topics for new career professionals (salary negotiation, public health job search, etc.)     ✔
Leadership institute webinar series     ✔

APHA Early-Career Professionals Webinars
(APHA member login required; must be ECP member)

Working Across Generations

Personal Branding: Standing Out for Career Success

Leadership Institute Session One: Collaboration for Professional Success

Time Management During the Job Search

Maximizing Your Public Health Fellowship or Internship Experience

Turning a Pitch into a Conversation

Effective Job Search Strategies in Public Health

Salary Negotiation in Public Health 

Social Media — Get Linked In & Linked Up

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