Young Professionals

Are you are considering a career in government financial management or have already started down the path?  AGA is here to support you! For three years, you can enjoy AGA’s full membership experience at $45 per year — a discounted amount since you are new to the workforce. Membership in AGA gives you access to practical resources to develop your skills and knowledge that will boost your job performance and advance your career.

Be sure to check out what your local AGA chapter has to offer — like training scholarships, board positions and other opportunities to continue to develop your leadership skills.

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Why AGA?

  • Commitment to the Industry: Add “AGA Professional Member” to your resume to highlight your commitment to supporting excellence in government financial management.
  • Career Coaching: Receive career guidance and tips and build powerful professional relationships through AGA’s mentoring program.
  • Professional Community: Improve your network by gaining valuable real-world experience through interactions with AGA members, and secure amazing opportunities through AGA’s chapters.
  • Hands-On Training: Apply for the YP Training Scholarship to attend AGA’s Professional Development Training (PDT), learn from experts in government and industry, and make lifelong connections.
  • Leadership Opportunities: Share your viewpoint as a volunteer on your chapter’s executive committee or on one of AGA’s national boards and committees.



Free to YP Members:

  • Apply to be a part of AGA’s YP Focus Group to drive change in generational barriers within government.
  • Attend AGA’s National Leadership Training (NLT) YP focused session to learn how to excel in and navigate today’s competitive market.
  • Participate in Professional Development Training (PDT) opportunities:
  • Apply for the YP Training Scholarship to attend and learn from experts in the industry and meet new people to enhance your professional network.
  • Participate in the YP Round Table Session to connect with YPs from around the country and discuss common challenges and opportunities for growth.
  • Apply for the Emerging Leader Award of Excellence to be recognized for notable contributions towards excellence in financial management.
  • Continue learning essential skills while earning Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit offered in AGA’s member’s only webinars.


Discounted for YP Members:

YP Member Eligibility — $45/Year

To join AGA as YP member, you must have:

  • Fewer than three years of ANY work experience


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