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Student Chapter Administration Resources

Student Chapter Leadership Toolkit: PDF

Student Chapter Agreement:  PDF

Join Instructions for ICMA Student Chapters:  DOC

NEW! Sister Chapter Program Guidelines: PDF

Sample Charter:  DOC

Sample New Member Welcome Email:  DOC 

Recruitment Flyer:  PDF

Events & Initiatives Guide (clickable):  PDF

NEW! Guide to Creating a Student Chapter Annual Report (Examples Included): PDF

Best Event Contest Criteria: PDF

NEW! Guide to Reactivating Your Student Chapter: PDF

Student Chapter Roster (w/contact information)

LGHN Membership Application: PDF

Other Academic Resources at ICMA 

New: ICMA Student Leadership Network Series

New for the 2020-2021 school year, we're launching a virtual series for student chapters leaders. Open to all student chapter members, this four-meeting series will help student chapter leaders develop skills for managing their chapters, including helping students make the most of their ICMA membership and understanding the importance of local government management. Sign up information is sent to student chapter presidents to distribute to their members. Questions? Email 

Job Center and Career Resources

ICMA Job Center

Career Compass - Career advice column from Dr. Frank Benest, ICMA NextGen Liaison

Preparing for an Interview - Tips and advice from members to members

Networking Advice

Local Government 101 Prezi (for informing groups about the structure of local government; don't forget the companion guide also)

Management Assessment: This online assessment is designed to identify professional strengths and pinpoint opportunities for professional development. Check out the Student Guide to the Management Assessment!

Leading Ideas Videos

The ICMA Leading Ideas Series captures the insights of prominent authors and innovative thinkers on leadership and management topics. The emphasis is on how their creative ideas apply to local government leadership. The series is made possible with support from ICMA-RC.