Young Professionals

Launch your career, expand your network, and develop technical and professional skills with ITE

We have the tools you need to succeed. Take advantage of your ITE membership benefits to help you launch a successful career and expand your network. Your membership gives you access to emerging ideas and trends,  industry leaders, leadership opportunities, mentorship, industry jobs and career opportunities. If you ever have questions about your membership, contact

Career Support

Our Career Center provides job opportunties, resume, interviewing and social media tips.

Student to Professional Videos give advice on early career topics like what makes a good employer, typical benefits packages, skills to develop as a young professional, what to look for in a supervisor as well as many ways ITE can help young professionals.

ITE's Mentoring Program gives you an opportunity to connect virtually with mentors and/or sign up to be a mentor to a student.

Connect Locally

When you join ITE, you are joining ITE at the Section (local), District (regional), and International levels. Connecting with your ITE Section helps you get the most out of your ITE membership.  This is your best way to meet and expand your local network of transporation professionals.

  • Visit the District, Sections, Chapters webpage to find your Section to connect locally.
  • Click on their website.
  • Visit the About Section to reach out to their leadership
  • Visit the Events Section to find out about future meetings. 
  • You should hear from your Section directly to welcome you to ITE and be added to their mailing lists.

Explore Your Interests

As a young transportation professional, you likely have a passion for key topics like safety, sustainability, tand Vision Zero. ITE brings together professionals in all stages of their career who are passionate about all these areas and more. Explore our website for topics and areas that interest you and connect through our Councils and Committees to stay ahead of trends.

Connect Virtually

ITE's e-community is how our 18,000+ members connect virtually. Members ask questions, get updates from Councils and Committees, and our Mentoring Program is available through e-community.

In addition, the ITE Young Member Committee hosts the Young Members in ITE on e-Community. Click here to connect.


Develop Your Leadership Skills

Your Section is the best place locally and in-person to start in a volunteering role, gain experience and confidence, to consider an elected leadership position.

ITE's Councils and Committees help you not only expand your knowledge, but there are opportunties to get involved from volunteering on projects to taking on leadership positions.

Explore ITE's LeadershipITE Program, our hybrid leadership program that will help you become more confident, a more effective communicator, and high functioning communicator.

Certificate Training Programs and Certifications

ITE Certificate Training Programs consist of training courses that provide certificates of achievement in a specific area and level of knowledge. ITE offers multiple Certificate Training Programs including

  • Implementing the Safe System Approach
  • Transportation Impact Analysis Training Program
  • Designing Signalized Intersections

As you move along in your career, you may also consider Certifications.

The Transportation Professional Certification Board (TPCB) offers certifcations to professionals in the United States and Canada as well as other countries. These certifications include:

ITE offers Certification Refresher Courses and Practice Exams for test takers.