What is ICMA?


The purpose of the ICMA Student Chapter at Ohio State University is to:

  1. Introduce and integrate students to the local government management profession;
  2. Familiarize students with ICMA, the premier local government management association, its members, resources, and policies;
  3. Establish connections between local government management theories, practices, and applications through tangible and actual examples.
  4. Cultivate a learning community wherein members actively share experiences and learn from one another.


  • Membership is FREE!
  • Free registration for the annual conference
  • A Knowledge Network profile on ICMA.org with access to information on best practices, interviews, fellowships, internships, networking, and much more!
  • Access to Who’s Who, a great networking tool
  • Access to the ICMA Job Board
  • Full Digital membership, including ICMA’s newsletter, PM Magazine Online, members-only files, and content (such as the Job Hunting Handbook and Leading Ideas interviews)
  • Webinars and podcasts exclusively for student chapter members

 Source: icma.org