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Professional Organizations

Below is a list of professional organizations for a variety of career fields and occupations.  Get connected to professional organizations in your field(s) of interest!  Often times there is a student rate to join an organization (if a full-time student), and they provide excellent professional resources (conferences, workshops, journals, etc.) and access to professionals in the field.

Accounting
Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance (AFWA) www.afwa.org
The International Federation of Accountants - www.ifac.org
North Carolina Associations of CPAs - www.ncacpa.org

Banking/Finance
American Bankers Association - www.aba.com
Mortgage Bankers Association - www.mbaa.org
CFA Institute - www.cfainstitute.org

Consulting
Association of Management Consulting Firms - www.amcf.org

Economics
National Association of Business Economics (NABE) - www.nabe.com

Entrepreneur
Piedmont Triad Entrepreneur Network - www.pten.org

Human Resources
Society for Human Resource Management - www.shrm.org
Human Resource Management Association of Greensboro (Greensboro Chapter) - www.hrmag.org
International Association of Human Resource Information - www.ihrim.org

Information Technology
Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) - www.aitp.org
Association for Information Systems - http://home.aisnet.org
Data Management International - www.dama.org

Marketing/Sales
American Marketing Association - www.marketingpower.com
Marketing Research Association - www.mra-net.org
Association for Consumer Research - www.acrwebsite.org
National Association of Sales Professionals - www.nasp.com
American Association of Advertising Agencies - www.aaaa.org
American Advertising Federation - www.aaf.org

Management
Strategic Management Society - www.smsweb.org
Academy of Management - www.aomonline.org
American Management Association - www.amanet.org

MBA
National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) - www.nbmbaa.org
National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), Piedmont Triad Association - www.triadmba.org
National Society of Hispanic MBA’s - www.nshmba.org
National Association of Women MBAs - www.mbawomen.org

Operations/Supply Chain/Logistics
The Association for Operations Management (APICS) - www.apics.org
Piedmont Triad APICS (regional APICS chapter) - www.triadapics.org
Institute for Supply Management - www.ism.ws
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals - http://cscmp.org
American Society of Transportation and Logistics, Inc. - www.astl.org

Pharmaceuticals

National Association of Pharmaceuticals Sales Representatives - www.napsronline.org

Public Relations
Public Relations Society of America - www.prsa.org
Public Relations Student Society of America - www.prssa.org

Real Estate
The American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association - www.areuea.org
Greensboro Regional Realtors Association - www.grra.org
National Association of Realtors - www.realtor.org

Sports
National Collegiate Athletic Association - www.ncaa.org
North American Society for Sport Management - www.nassm.com
Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) - www.sfia.org
National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics - www.nfoura.org

Training and Development
American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) - www.astd.org
Piedmont ASTD - www.piedmontastd.org

Additional Professional Organizations
For a list of additional professional organizations, visit these sites:
Yahoo! - http://dir.yahoo.com/Business_and_Economy/organizations/professional
Weddles Association Directory - www.weddles.com/associations
Quintessential Careers - www.quintcareers.com/professional_organizations.html
Wikipedia- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_professional_associations
The Internet Public Library- http://www.ipl.org/div/aon/

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Bryan School of Business and Economics
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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VOICE:336.334.9815
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Last updated: Friday, January 14, 2011

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