REACHING THE NEXT GENERATION OF FINANCE OFFICERS.

Author:Mucha, Michael J.
Position::Perspectives
 
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GFOA is proud to provide its members with best practices, training, publications, resources, networking opportunities, and more to help address key challenges in the world of public finance. We are also committed to building the profession by working to attract the next generation of leaders and experts who will guide government finance in the 21st century GFOA offers a number of opportunities for students, including a discounted student membership. GFOA student members have access to the GFOA member network to help them explore their options in the public finance profession and gain an invaluable professional network.

Students who are interested in pursuing a career in state or local government finance can also apply for a GFOA scholarship. GFOA has five scholarship programs that total more than $90,000. Applications for 2019 are due January 18, 2019. For more information about GFOA's scholarships, please visit gfoa.org/ scholarships.

Students are also invited to join a GFOA student chapter at their college or university, a critical step toward translating a great education into a great career. GFOA student chapter members host guest speakers, organize networking events, work with government finance officers in their communities, and help provide a student voice to GFOA. Each student chapter member gets free access to a set number of GFOA webinars per...

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