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LeadingAge Student Members get access to a range of resources designed to help you navigate a career in aging services—and connect with like-minded students and professionals to guide you along the way. You’ll find career development opportunities, peer-to-peer connections and a passionate, growing community of more than 5,400 LeadingAge member organizations committed to making America a better place to grow old.

Why Join?

These unique benefits are designed specifically with students in mind, and will help you expand your expertise as you begin your aging services career:

  • Career Development

    LeadingAge student membership gives you access to summer internship opportunities and job postings for provider members in your community, and eligibility for scholarships.
  • Member Resources

    Tap into all the benefits of LeadingAge membership, including advocacy opportunities, online learning on the LeadingAge Learning Hub, and access to members-only research, news, resources, and email newsletters.

Who’s Eligible?

Undergraduate or graduate students who are 18 years of age or older; enrolled full-time* in an accredited college or university. 

Note: LeadingAge Student Membership extends for one full year past graduation date.

Ready to join?

Complete an application for your complementary national and state memberships!

Apply Now

“Making a career pivot towards aging services wasn’t easy. But having countless mentors that I was able to meet through the supportive team at LeadingAge made the transition much easier.”

Derek Cheung

Assistant Administrator and AIT at HumanGood

Summer Enrichment Program

LeadingAge Student Members also benefit from the LeadingAge Summer Enrichment Program—a 10-week immersive internship where students get real-world experience at a LeadingAge member community.

Other Membership

Provider Members

For mission-driven, voluntary, or government-sponsored organizations providing housing or care for older adults and families.

Corporate Partner Program

For companies looking to connect with aging services providers, be part of the LeadingAge community, and advance strategic goals.

Associate Members

For unaffiliated professionals, such as educators, national, state, and local organizations, retired administrators from LeadingAge member organizations, students and attorneys.

Cast Patrons

For aging services providers and universities with a special interest in driving the direction of technology programs, products, tools and priorities.


Hi, I’m Jordan!

Please contact me with any questions you have about student membership.