Professional associations


Joining your relevant professional association provides you with:

• latest industry information
• labour market information
• industry and graduate jobs listings
• E-newsletters
• opportunity for a professional listing on their website
• career information
• on-line discussion forums
• events, workshop and professional development and training seminars
• use of their libraries and bookshops
• E-learning opportunities
• subscriptions to professional resources, journals and other publications
• current information on policy and other developments affecting your industry
• the opportunity to start developing a professional network

Most professional associations offer a range of services and information essential to your professional development. Joining as a student member will give you the edge once you start seeking graduate positions, and membership looks great on your resume. Student membership is often relatively inexpensive as professional associations recognise students are operating on limited budgets.

Some professional associations also offer student members opportunities for:
• mentoring
• vacation work programs
• study tips and assistance
• employer profiles

Log on to your relevant professional association website today and join up as a student member.

Sport:
Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
The Victorian Institute of Sport
Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation
International Council of Sports Science and Physical Education
Sports Medicine Australia
Coaching accreditations

Fitness professional organisations:
Kinect Australia
Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
Fitness Australia
Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation

Health professional organisations:
Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
Allied Health Professions Australia
Sports Medicine Australia
The Public Health Association of Australia
Australian Health Promotion Association

Rehab professional organisations:
Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
Allied Health Professions Australia
Sports Medicine Australia

Research professional organisations:
Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
The Victorian Institute of Sport
Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation
Women's Sport and Recreations Victoria
International Council of Sports Science and Physical Education
Sports Medicine Australia
Allied Health Professions Australia
The Public Health Association of Australia
Australian Health Promotion Association

Sport business professional associations:
Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)


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