Information About Professional Organziations
It pays to belong! Whether you want to meet new friends, develop skills, explore new ideas, discover or prepare for your career by talking with people already in working - it is important to get involved in community groups and local professional organizations.
Participation in organizations (particularly if you take an active role in planning events) demonstrates to potential future employers that you can work as part of a team. Taking a leadership role in an organization is even better.
Consider joining an organziation from our recommended list.
The Urban League -http://www.upstateyp.com/
The Urban League of the Upstate Young Professionals (ULUYP), is an auxiliary of the Urban League of the Upstate. This developing force is composed of key local talent of young professionals who are committed to serving the Upstate region through social and civic engagement. ULUYP is one of 36 chapters of the National Urban League Young Professionals (NULYP), which serves as the umbrella organization under the National Urban League to support the League’s 5-point empowerment agenda. read more...