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)

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 

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