Start Your Career Off on the Right Foot!


SWANA YP membership offers many opportunities to learn and grow in your field. Whether you’re a student just graduating or a professional just getting started in a new job, we got you covered with the following YP career development opportunities:

  • YPSWANA IG signsSWANA’s MentorMatch Program is the perfect place to pair up experienced professionals (mentors) willing to share their expertise with fellow colleagues (mentees) looking for career guidance or professional development within the solid waste management and recycling industry. 
  • The SWANA Career Center makes it easy to look for new job opportunities or recruit top talent for your organization. Simply create an account and get started or pay the discounted member-only rate if you’re an employer looking to post a new position. 
  • Excellent networking opportunities at events, conferences, and online with fellow YPs and experienced professionals. Also enjoy webinars and sessions on career changing topics like Salary Negotiation, What I Wish I Knew When I Was a YP, and Writing Contracts. 

Watch the video to hear from other YPs and mentors about their experiences with the YP Group.