Getting started in any profession can be intimidating. This week #Plantchat's Young Emergents discussion led by Brienne Arthur discusses the value of professional organizations to newbies in the field. Pictured, right, is a group of enthusiastic professional women at the International Plant Propagators Society in Scandinavia in September, 2014. Join the young Emergents this week to chat about the value of professional organizations on #Plantchat!
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5 Top Reasons to join Professional Organizations:
Networking -make friends and contacts, keep up to date and exchange experiences at meetings and annual conferences
Mentoring - insights offered by experienced pros are often invaluable
Jobs - job offerings are often posted on the websites of professional organizations
Professional Development -courses and certifications offered by professional organizations can give you the jump on experience
Scholarships -many professional organizations offer scholarships and make grants available to members
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photo credit Brienne Gluvna Arthur