Student Program

Student Program

Get a firsthand look at career options in the field of aging services. By participating in the student program, you’ll build your job searching skills, network with executives, and meet other students who share your desire to make a difference during innovative networking activities. Get the insight you need to make well-informed choices for your career—join us this October 16-19!


Program and Registration
The program is open to students enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university at the undergraduate or graduate level. Students must be at least 18 years old. See student registration information on the Registration Categories and Fees page.

Questions? Contact LeadingAge Conference Services at 1-844-840-4669 option 1 or [email protected].

Become a Donor - Help Us Engage in the Next Generation of Leaders

To become a donor please visit our LeadingAge Student Program donor page. Please contact Christy Kramer at 202-508-9456 or [email protected].


Take a look at our student scholarship information and some of the student programming that you’ll experience by clicking below.  

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  • Office Hours

    Location: Student Union

    Stop in and ask your questions during our LeadingAge Office Hours on Tues, Oct 18. Check the app for Office Hours schedule. Subject matter experts will be available to answer questions. Attend as many as you would like. 

    Topics include:

    • Advice from the NextGen

    • LCS - Post Graduate Opportunity - Professional Development Program, LCS 

    • AIT Meet-Up
    • Ask the Expert: Licensure and Credentialing

    • Ask the Expert: Human Resources and Recruiting Executives

  • Student Networking Events

    The Student Networking events may be the most important networking events for students at LeadingAge. Now is the time to start your network of peers. These networking events will include students from across the country studying all disciplines related to aging services. LeadingAge representatives will be available to share resources and programs for students while celebrating the work of students.

    • Sunday 5:30 - 6:30 pm - Student Welcome Reception
    • Monday 5:30 - 6:30 pm - NextGen Daily Huddle
    • Tuesday 5:30 - 6:30 pm - NextGen Daily Huddle
  • Leaders-in-Residence

    LeadingAge has selected inspiring and accomplished leaders in the field of aging services to have coffee with students. Explore leadership concepts and career paths in a world cafe model session over lunch with current and future leaders of aging services.

    • Monday 12:00 - 2:00pm - Lunch provided

  • The Mentor’s Voice

    Location:  Expo - Booth 1824

    • Learn about The Mentor’s Voice
    • Participate in a podcast interview
  • NextGen Daily Huddles

    Get involved with the NextGen group, network and meet others:

    NextGen Daily Huddle - Monday, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    NextGen Daily Huddle - Tuesday,  5:30 - 6:30 p.m.