The ANS Young Professionals Program aims to provide an opportunity for young scholars (under 40 years old) with volunteer activities that align their areas of interests. These volunteer opportunities provide valuable, career-building experiences and facilitate networking with top researchers and business leaders from around the world.
Technical Meetings & Conferences: Preside over sessions, solicit and evaluate papers, blog/Tweet about meetings and participate as program committee members.
Journal Publications: Review articles and participate in special initiatives such as providing feedback on new topic areas for OSA publications.
Membership & Education Services: Assist with youth education outreach program development, grant reviews, translation of OSA materials and participate in special membership initiatives.
Conferences & Networking Events: Facilitate discussion during OIDA workshops, create post-event OIDA road maps, shadow at OIDA exhibits, expand your network through participation in the Executive Forum (held at OFC/NFOEC) and other invitation-only events.
Online Webinars: Assist in researching and identifying OIDA webinar topics & speakers, serve as moderators for OIDA webinars and submit proposals for OSA Corporate Associate webinars.
Business Research Projects: Participate in research projects for various OSA departments such as Meetings & Exhibits.