Professional Associations in Government, Law, and Policy

Trade associations are a wonderful way to follow industry news, learn new skills, and find job postings.

Alliance for Nonprofit Management

American Association for Budget and Program Analysis

American Evaluation Association

American Planning Association

American Political Science Association

American Society for Public Administration

Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management

Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action

Bay Area International Link

Conference of Minority Public Administrators

Council of State Governments

Emerging Local Government Leaders

Government Finance Officers Association

International City/County Management Association

International Local Government Associations

Municipal Management Association of Northern California

National Academy of Public Administration 

National Association of Counties

National Association for County Community and Economic Development

National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers

National Center for State Courts

National Conference of State Legislatures

National Council on Nonprofits

National Forum for Black Public Administrators

National Governors Association

National League of Cities

Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration

Public Relations Society of America

State and Local Government Employees

US Conference of Mayors

Young Nonprofit Professional Network