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AMA Chicago Membership – DISCOUNTS for Students

Membership gives young professionals, students and recent graduates a better understanding of the marketing profession, promotes career development and offers professional certifications for your skills. It’s an incredible edge, and students and young professionals get significant discounts.

Current college students: $54 | Recent college graduates: FREE

Note: All full-time students and AMA Collegiate Chapter members may attend AMA Chicago events for free. Only AMA Chicago members may access SIGs and other special opportunities. 

Learn from the Experts: workshop certifications, networking, conferences & more.

Catch presentations and live Q&As from the world’s leading marketers … make connections with marketing community leaders … earn professional certifications and gain an edge in your career.

Find your dream job in the AMA Chicago Community

AMA Chicago provides you with the right tools to find that job you’ve been dreaming of. The AMA Chicago job board helps young professionals successfully search for an internship and find job opportunities. It can help you plan your career path and transition to the professional world. Sign up for alerts when new opportunities are posted.

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“This was my first marketing boot camp, and I had a great time and connected with a lot of people! If you want to attain some knowledge and make some connections, I highly recommend attending an AMA Chicago event!”

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Membership Perks

Continuing Education

FREE Monthly Events

FREE access to every AMA Chicago event. This is a $300+ value!

  • Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are member-only communities that meet virtually once a month and have 24/7 Slack access.
  • Workshops are virtual, lunchtime events led by a topic expert to teach you hands-on skills. ($20 for non-members) 
  • Connex offer networking in small groups around hot marketing topics. Held the second Wednesday of every other month. ($10 for non-members) 
  • Signature Speaker Series are quarterly events featuring an expert speaker or thought leadership panel. ($30 for non-members) 
  • Career Connections equip job seekers and hiring managers with the skills and tools to find the right fit. ($10 for non-members)

Resources & Access

  • Free access to CMO Forum, an annual event that gathers top CMO from multiple backgrounds to discuss their successes, failures, and lessons learned.
  • Discounted registration for our signature conference, BrandSmart
  • Access to AMA Chicago’s members-only LinkedIn group to discuss hot marketing topics and connect with fellow Chicagoland marketers.
  • Free profile in the Chicago Marketing Directory, the place to be found as top talent.
  • Extensive members-only resources to advance your career including templates, tools, more than 100 on-demand webcasts and podcasts, ongoing education opportunities and more

Professional Certifications

Ready to advance your career? AMA Chicago’s workshops offer professional certifications that prove you have the skills to make an impact. Great for use with resumes, during interviews, and on LinkedIn profiles.

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Career Resources

Marketing Job Board

As a job seeker looking for a career in marketing, the AMA Chicago job board provides you with the right tools to find the job you’ve been dreaming of. Browse hundreds of opportunities in the marketing field, or sign up for notifications about new postings.

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Member-only perks

SIG 2.0

Special Interest Groups (SIGs) are member-only discussion groups designed to create an open forum for the exchange of knowledge. Current topics include: brand, book club, research & insights, and nonprofits.

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“This organization opens you to a world of people that can mentor you, introduce you to people that might lead to a future internship or job, and teach you a lot about marketing in general. These people also make the world of marketing so much more exciting! AMA Chicago events are also a great place to make new friends that hold common interests.”

Student Boot Camp Attendee

Become A Marketing Volunteer

AMA Chicago is among the largest chapters, and our hundreds of volunteers bring our mission to life. Whether you’re looking to make connections, gain hands-on experience or increase your marketing knowledge, getting involved is a direct path to opportunity. Join us at an upcoming event to see our volunteers in action and learn more from our team.



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