A platform for emerging professionals working or interested in transport, to network, learn and develop their skills alongside like minded individuals within the industry.
AITPM’s Emerging Professionals members ensure the industry’s sustainability and we are committed to encouraging their active engagement with our sector.
Emerging professionals are members who are seeking support in early career development and are generally in their first ten years in the traffic and transport industry.
These members are eager to acquire traffic and transport skills and AITPM has a lot to offer through existing activities such as Technical Forums or targeted activities including social/networking opportunities and professional learning. AITPM launched the emerging professionals network in 2012 in each state coordinated through the Board of Directors.
Being a member of AITPM provides professional credibility respected within the traffic and transport industry that is often sought after as a key criteria in recruitment processes. AITPM also provides networking opportunities that is acknowledged for establishing connections for students with the industry. AITPM offers student membership enabling access to activities that will enhance both skills and knowledge required for the traffic and transport industry.
Emerging Professional Network at the National Conference
Each year AITPM encourages students to participate in the National Conference by way of presenting a paper or by attendance. The National Conference is a fantastic opportunity to hear from industry experts on real life projects, to learn about the latest industry developments and to network with like minded people establishing a professional network.
Through the Emerging Professionals Network Award, the Institute has previously offered the opportunity for a recent graduate or final year student in field of study that contains transport elements, from each state to attend the annual National Conference.