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INFORMS professional development programs promote lifelong learning and career growth for O.R. and Analytics professionals.

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Professional Development

Looking to add to your skill set?

INFORMS offers online and in-person classes for improving your analytics and communication skills as well as a highly ranked analytics certification to help set you apart from other professionals. Our CAP® certification is the premier global professional certification for analytics practitioners. Visit CAP to learn more about how this professional certification in Analytics can help advance your career, or enhance your organization’s ability to identify, recruit, and retain top talent. Finally, whether you are a seasoned professional looking to give back to the next generation, or you are at the beginning of your career, the INFORMS Mentoring Program brings together our members with unique opportunities to advance their profession.

Looking to make a change?

INFORMS Career Center offers employers and job-seekers a dedicated platform for finding O.R. and Analytics talent, and the latest job postings in the fields. INFORMS members have free access to view job listings, post resumes, and apply for jobs. INFORMS hosts two Career Fairs each year in conjunction with the Annual Meeting and Analytics Conference. Offering employers the ability to meet, interview, and recruit prospective employees onsite, the Career Fairs feature a wide range of corporations, universities, and other businesses and organizations seeking the best available O.R. and Analytics talent.

Looking to give something back?

Whether you're looking to foster in the next generation of O.R. and analytics professionals, help out non-profits with their data needs, or maybe just padding out your resume a little bit, INFORMS has an opportunity for you to give back to the community.