Young Professionals

Region 1 YP Coordinator

 

Duties

The Young Professionals Committee addresses the needs and concerns of engineers as they transition from Student Member to higher grade. The committee promotes professionalism, team work, communication skills, and many of the skills needed to maintain a life-long career in engineering. The committee also supports existing affinity groups and assists in the establishment of new affinity groups.

Chair

The Chair of the Young Professionals Committee shall be appointed by the Region Director in accordance with Section 7.3.1.2 of these Bylaws.

The Chair of the Young Professionals Committee shall serve as the Region 1 Representative on the IEEE Young Professionals Committee.

Committee Members

This Committee shall be composed of the Area, Council and Section Young Professional Committee Chairs in the Region.

Responsibilities

  • Promote the establishment of Young Professionals entity committees within Sections, Chapters or other Region 1 entities.
  • Measure, track, and report on Young Professionals program effectiveness within Region 1.
  • Promote programs of interest to recent graduates such as those offered by the Young Professionals Lecturers Bureau, which focuses on topics relevant to Young Professionals members including professional and personal issues.
  • Attend the annual meeting of the IEEE Young Professionals Committee.
  • Promote strategies to retain and recruit graduating students and recent graduates, including:

a. Contact graduating student branch leaders and provide them with Young Professionals contacts within their Section to help them make the transition from student to young professional and to encourage them to make the transition from Student to Member grade.

b. Follow up with information on local section activities to new graduate, local Young Professionals Affinity Group activities by copying Young Professionals Affinity Group Chair.

  • Share any information with local Section Chair, Young Professionals Affinity Group Chair, and IEEE Staff on issues/success/needs, etc.

How appointed and term of office

The Young Professionals Affinity Group Chair is appointed for a two year term by the incoming Director. The Chair shall take office on January 1st. Reappointment of the incumbent is permissible.

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Duties

The Young Professionals Committee addresses the needs and concerns of engineers as they transition from Student Member to higher grade. The committee promotes professionalism, team work, communication skills, and many of the skills needed to maintain a life-long career in engineering. The committee also supports existing affinity groups and assists in the establishment of new affinity groups.

Chair

The Chair of the Young Professionals Committee shall be appointed by the Region Director in accordance with Section 7.3.1.2 of these Bylaws.

The Chair of the Young Professionals Committee shall serve as the Region 1 Representative on the IEEE Young Professionals Committee.

Committee Members

This Committee shall be composed of the Area, Council and Section Young Professional Committee Chairs in the Region.

+ Chair

Responsibilities

  • Promote the establishment of Young Professionals entity committees within Sections, Chapters or other Region 1 entities.
  • Measure, track, and report on Young Professionals program effectiveness within Region 1.
  • Promote programs of interest to recent graduates such as those offered by the Young Professionals Lecturers Bureau, which focuses on topics relevant to Young Professionals members including professional and personal issues.
  • Attend the annual meeting of the IEEE Young Professionals Committee.
  • Promote strategies to retain and recruit graduating students and recent graduates, including:

a. Contact graduating student branch leaders and provide them with Young Professionals contacts within their Section to help them make the transition from student to young professional and to encourage them to make the transition from Student to Member grade.

b. Follow up with information on local section activities to new graduate, local Young Professionals Affinity Group activities by copying Young Professionals Affinity Group Chair.

  • Share any information with local Section Chair, Young Professionals Affinity Group Chair, and IEEE Staff on issues/success/needs, etc.

How appointed and term of office

The Young Professionals Affinity Group Chair is appointed for a two year term by the incoming Director. The Chair shall take office on January 1st. Reappointment of the incumbent is permissible.

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