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Welcome Young Professionals!

The public works profession is attracting more young people than ever before. APWA is the organization for public works professionals and the source for resources to help your career as well as keeping you updated on what is going on in the profession.

The opportunities for you to take advantage of local education and training opportunities, as well as attending national conferences, will be vital to your success, and being able to interact with 30,000 other public works professionals is invaluable.

If you do not find what you need in the links below, please contact Brad Patterson, APWA Membership Manager, at 800-848-2792, ext 5263 or at

Calendar of Young Professionals Events

The student chapter of APWA at UMKC is hosting a Trivia Night for Students and Young Professionals.

When: February 25, 2020
Where: Flarsheim Hall at UMKC Kansas City,
Snow Tubing YP Event

When: February 27, 2020
Where: Cascade Mountain Portage, WI
2020 APWA YP General Session - Career Building

When: March 05, 2020
Where: GHD INC. Irvine, CA
TPWA NCT Branch Social Event - Dallas Stars Game

When: March 24, 2020
Where: American Airlines Center Dallas, TX
Habitat for Humanity - Volunteer Event

When: April 04, 2020
Where: Habitat for Humanity - Location to be Determined Columbus, OH
Vendor Registration for APWA Rocky Mountain Chapter April 6-8, 2020

When: April 06, 2020
Where: Red Lion Pocatello, ID
TPWA NCT Branch Social Event - Dallas Mavericks Game

When: April 15, 2020
Where: American Airlines Center Dallas, TX


Emerging Leaders Academy
Education Programs 
Why should a YP go to the Public Works Expo (PWX)?
  • Sessions
  • Networking Reception

YP Committee Chair Message

We encourage you to recruit, develop, connect, empower, and retain young professionals in Public Works. We understand the value in having a diverse representation to create a sustainable organization.

Our committee’s goals are to increase opportunities and provide resources to enhance the development and success within our association and the public works industry.

If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering to help with the committee’s priorities and task forces, please email me at or contact your region’s YP representative.

–April Miller, Chair, APWA Young Professionals Committee