Career Trust Service - FAQ
Q: How do I qualify for AFP Career Trust
- Members: Applicants must have been a full dues paying AFP
member the prior year and agree to remit full dues ($495) once they
become re-employed. This is a one-time only member benefit.
- Non-members: Applicants must currently be unemployed. Career
Trust membership is $75. Once Career Trust members become
re-employed, they agree to establish full dues paying status.
Q: Does Career Trust equal a free year of
A: Career Trust is designed to suspend the payment of membership
dues (or reduce first year dues for non-members) during a period of
unemployment, for up to one membership year. Career Trust
membership calls for members to remit full dues ($495) once they
Q: I was not an AFP member last year, but was a member
the year before. I am now unemployed. Am I eligible for the full
A: Since you were not a member of AFP during the prior year, you
may rejoin AFP for $75 as a Career Trust member.
Q: I was a Career Trust member during a prior year and I
am again unemployed. Am I eligible for Career Trust
A: No, the Career Trust membership is a one-time only
Q: When do Career Trust memberships expire?
A: All AFP memberships, including Career Trust memberships,
are 12 months in duration based upon the month in which you join. For example, individuals whose AFP membership begins in April will have an expiration date of March 31 the following year.
Q: What benefits come with the Career Trust
A: Members are encouraged to establish a relationship with the
Career Services department and take advantage of the Online Job
Center and Resume Critiquing service. Regular communications are
sent to Career Trust members detailing the numerous benefits of
AFP, special events and career related information. Members also
receive full AFP benefits, including:
- Access to the member only section of the AFP Web site
- Member pricing on all AFP products and services
- Member publications (Online Headlines, and AFP Exchange).