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The Top 5 Reasons College Students should Get Involved with the AMA-KC

  • FREE Events – Be one of the first five students to raise your hand by emailing and you’ll attend the monthly program on us! Volunteering to help meet & greet, hand out flyers or guide attendees to the right room gives you the chance to meet other members.
  • Discounted Membership Fees – As a student it’s hard enough paying for your school expenses let alone anything extra. The AMA-KC makes it easy on your wallet – you pay only a $45 membership fee and we waive the chapter fee (a $45 value)! PLUS once you enter the workforce, you have the opportunity to BRIDGE your membership at a discounted price.
  • Networking – Connect with experienced marketing professionals. Find role models or mentors. Meet industry leaders and find out about opportunities in the Kansas City area.
  • Experience & Knowledge – Think about what you’ll learn that isn’t even in text books yet! Gain real world experience – volunteer with the AMA and make yourself stand out in the crowd. It’s your opportunity to move BEYOND the classroom.
  • Resources – Research your next class project. Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the marketing industry. Check out the AMA’s library of white papers, best practices, webcasts, podcasts, research and more.

Get involved today! Whether you’re still in college or embarking on your career, the AMA-KC can give you the jump start you need.

Professional Development Sponsorships

Every month, the AMA-KC provides five students free admission (a $35 value) to the chapter’s professional development programs, thanks to a generous donation from Google, Nike and Facebook. Sponsorships are given on a first-come, first served basis. For more information, please contact

The purpose of the AMA-KC scholarship seats is to introduce full-time students to the local chapter and encourage them to become involved with the chapter. To qualify, students must have a valid student ID. Preference is given to full-time student AMA members. Students may use up to 2 scholarship seats per year. The same student may take advantage of these complimentary seats over a 2-year period, after which the seats open up to new students. Exceptions may be made on a case by case basis for students who volunteer significant time on behalf of the chapter.

What Kansas City Area colleges are active members? Don’t miss out!

If your school is in the Kansas City area and is not represented, email to get your school added to the list.

Career Management Center

  • Check out the local Job Listing.
  • Looking outside the Kansas City area? Then don’t forget to look at the AMA Job Board.
  • Learn how to Market yourself and get Career Tips.

Other Helpful Links

  • Seniors Bridge your membership at a discounted price!
  • Follow the AMA-KC
    • Facebook – Search “American Marketing Association Kansas City”
    • Twitter – @AMAkc
    • Linkedin – Search “American Marketing Association Kansas City”
  • Connect with other AMA Collegiate Members with the Collegiate Connection
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