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Benefits of Society Membership

The CFA Society of Washington continues to strive to ensure our members receive more and better benefits each year.  Our goal is to provide the greatest value for your annual dues. This year, we are adding third party discounts and other benefits to enhance your membership. We plan to roll out new benefits periodically throughout the year. Here are a few we recently launched:

  • Free Five O'Clock Club Membership - Receive a subscription to the Five O'Clock News, access to the Members Only section of the website and access to reasonably priced weekly seminars and one on one coaching on career development and job search techniques
  • Washington Business Journal Subscription Discount - Receive a $25 discount on WBJ subscription and a invitation to their Lead Generation Seminar
  • Zipcar Membership Discount - Receive $30 off your first year of membership and $25 in driving credit              

Email info@cfawashington for more information

Ongoing Benefits of Society Membership:

Networking. CFA Society Washington, D.C. offers its members the opportunity for education, recognition and an industry network. Society programs are designed to enlighten members about issues of importance in the profession, and to provide a forum for the interchange of ideas.

 

Luncheons and Seminars. The Society sponsors educational meetings covering professional topics, corporate presentations, seminars and field trips. This provides members the benefit of staying well informed of trends that affect the financial industry and the ability to participate in dynamic and educational programs at discounted rates.  Speakers include prominent economists, CEO's, investment strategists, leading analysts and fund managers. Meetings are generally held twice monthly from September through June. All members receive discounted registration fees and are eligible to attend several events each year that are free for members only.

 

Career Resources. The Society offers a Job Board for members which also serves as a clearinghouse, matching resumes of members with opportunities offered by prospective employers and executive search firms.  Society also posts  job openings in the Employment section of this website. In addition, the Society sponsors at least one Career Event each year for investment professionals and students at local colleges and universities.

 

CFA Review Classes. The Society has partnered with Schweser to offer study classes for levels I, II, and III.  Also, there are two opportunities for candidates to take practice exams the month before the actual CFA exam.

 

CFA Scholarships. The Society, in conjunction with the CFA Institute, offers scholarships for the CFA program to Society members. The scholarship defrays exam expenses.

Other events offer the opportunity for fellowship among members. These include a fall kick-off, a holiday gathering and an annual meeting. Society events and news are posted on the Society web site.

For more information please email info@cfawashington.org