Student/New Emergency Manager Program

Come join others for these dynamic sessions tailored for students and new emergency managers.

Sunday, November 17, 2024

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

EMbark Career and Emerging Professionals’ Day at the IAEM Conference 

Come join us for the seventh annual offering of EMbark Career and Emerging Professionals’ Day. EMbark is your introduction to IAEM and the Annual Conference! Whether you're a student, scholar, new practitioner – or all three – as an emerging professional you'll find something of value. EMbark brings you interesting speakers, beneficial topics and the opportunity to learn more about the emergency management field. EMbark aims to give you information on navigating academics and practice to successfully transition to the workplace, including networking, identifying mentors and more.

4:15pm – 5:15pm

First Steps Mixer 

This mixer is a must attend event for those who are students, new to Emergency Management and/or IAEM, and looking to break through. You will have the opportunity to meet IAEM Leadership across the organization. Plus mingle and network with other seasoned members who represent a wide variety of emergency manager professions. We will have some fun games and prizes in store for you as we work to build strong and resilient partnerships across the profession.

Tuesday, November 19, 2024

8:00 am – 9:30 am

IAEM Career Workshop

9:40am - 10:10am, 12:30pm - 1:15pm and 2:45pm – 3:15pm

Career Workshop - Resume & Cover Letter Reviews

Bring a copy of your resume and/or cover letter. During this time you will receive individual feedback and have an opportunity to ask questions.  

Participants must sign up for available time slots. Sign-ups will be available as the conference draws near.
Contact Us
For any questions contact the IAEM Conference Director, Julie Husk at or 703-538-1795 x 1789.
201 Park Washington Ct,
Falls Church, VA 22046
Dates and Locations

Dates and Locations of Future IAEM Annual Conferences:

 Nov. 15 – 21, 2024*
 Colorado Springs, CO

Nov. 14 – 20, 2025*
 Louisville, KY

*The core program dates are Sunday-Wednesday, with additional Friday-Saturday and Thursday-Friday pre- and post-conference training and other options.

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