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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

Red Jacket "Summer" Conference

When: October 04, 2021
Where: Red Jacket Yarnouth, MA
Annual Conference in Memphis: Nov. 1-3, 2021

When: November 01, 2021
Where: Renasant Convention Center Memphis, TN


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


The Young Professional Committee is all about helping young professionals connect in all facets of the public works field.  To do that, the committee is continuously developing ways for chapters and individuals to grow involvement.  If you are interested in volunteering to help with the committee’s priorities and task forces, please email or contact your region’s YP representative.

– Eric Dundee, PE, Chair, APWA Young Professional Committee