Professional Development Opportunities

Gain connections, experience, and knowledge

Get the most out of your MCDA membership, and increase your professional development and networking opportunities by participating in these activities:

  • Attend the MCDA Monthly RoundTables MCDA offers monthly RoundTable meetings that focus on selected professional development topics to help us become better practitioners. RoundTables also serve as a time for us to network with colleagues working in a variety of sectors. More about MCDA Roundtables.
  • Join the MCDA Mentoring Program The mentoring program pairs career development professionals together for a one year partnership focused on achieving the professional goals of the mentee. More about the Mentoring Program.
  • Run for an MCDA Board position The MCDA Board of Trustees is a group of elected volunteers who provide leadership for the association. Serving on the Board offers opportunities to build relationships with a diverse group of career development professionals, develop new skills, and contribute to the field of career development and the community.
  • Participate on a MCDA Committee or help to plan the Fall Event, Winter Event, Minnesota Career Conference, or other professional development activity.
  • Attend Special Interest Groups (SIGs)