Get Involved

yPIE DC brings together leaders with a passion for international education by providing opportunities for local young professionals and students to network, discuss emerging trends and issues, share career opportunities, and develop new skills. Anyone interested in international education is encouraged to take advantage of any (or all!) of these opportunities to get involved with our community.

Whether you are a student, an entry-level professional, or an experienced professional, you are welcome in the yPIE DC community.

Join the Community

Joining the yPIE DC community is as simple as following our social media and subscribing to our newsletter to stay up-to-date on all of yPIE DC’s latest events and happenings. Members of our LinkedIn Group can see and share career opportunities and industry events. Be sure to also follow our Facebook, Instagram, and blog to engage in discussions on trends and issues in the field.


The success of yPIE DC relies on members coming together to network and learn from each other. We schedule speaker series and panel events, happy hours, and volunteer opportunities in the Washington, DC, metro region. View and register for our upcoming events here on our website or through Eventbrite.

Guest Blogging

Are you a student looking to share your research in a wider forum? Are you looking to promote your program and best practices to new audiences? Do you have professional advice and experience within the field you want to share? We are looking for members who are skilled writers and are looking to share their thoughts and ideas in a public forum to blog for our website! Send us an email with your blog idea and we’ll work with you to post it.

Join the Board

Applications to join the Board of Directors are open every summer. Joining our board provides an opportunity to expand your leadership skills, broaden your professional network, and better serve the local international education community. Follow our social media channels and subscribe to our newsletter to be the first to know when applications open.

Event Partnership

yPIE DC is seeking partnership opportunities, guest speakers, venues, and content ideas for our events. We encourage members and partner organizations to propose ideas for events and to lead workshops to share their expertise. Past, current, and potential partner organizations can work with yPIE DC to reach new audiences within the international education community. View examples of past involvement with partners through the Partners category in our blog.

Share Opportunities

Members can post and view opportunities on yPIE DC’s LinkedIn group. Opportunities include (but are not limited to) job postings, scholarship reviewer recruitment, and project volunteers. Our members are eager to expand their involvement in the field.