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Benefits of Membership

Unparalleled Opportunities

A Global Network

  • Access to a network of over 10,000 future foreign policy leaders around the globe.
  • Invitations to YPFP special social and fundraising events, including the annual YPFP Affairs of State Gala.
  • Access to prominent foreign policy leaders.
  • Weekly events on critical global issues and career development in foreign policy with senior government officials, ambassadors, private sector executives, and other foreign policy leaders.

Interactive, Virtual Organization

  • Opportunity to submit blog posts and other content to YPFP's Charged Affairs forum.
  • Access to articles published by our members, a top job board, and calendar of foreign policy events in our branch cities.

Career Development

  • Tools of the Trade programming coaches members on tangible concrete skills and knowledge they can use to become more effective leaders.
  • JobLink programming offers members informational sessions on career paths, graduate schools and more.
  • Access to regional and topical Discussion Groups (Washington, DC and New York only).
  • Access to public service opportunities (Washington, DC and New York only).

Unique Access and Discounts

All branches:

  • Exclusive Access
    • Columbia University lectures & case studies (online) on Global Public Management
    • The Churchill Centre (25% off membership)
  • Publications
    • Diplomatic Courier (50% off subscription)
    • Foreign Affairs (50% off subscription)
    • Foreign Policy (40% off subscription)
    • Stratfor Gepolitical Intelligence Reports (63% off subscription)
    • World Policy Journal (35% off subscription)
    • World Politics Review (40% off and a four-month free trial)
    • New Europe (45% off annual subscription) NEW!
  • Scholarships
  • Services
    • Lingua Diversa Group (15% discount on language courses)
    • Onida Admissions Consulting (15% discount)
    • The Princeton Review (15% off test prep services)
    • Zipcar discount (savings of $60 when joining, plus discounted driving rates)
    • Peer editing for resumes, cover letters, admissions essays, etc. from PeerInk.com (25% discount)

London only:

  • Lingua Diversa Language Courses (15% off language courses)

Washington only:

  • Discounted professional headshots (offered occasionally, check events page)
  • Alison Cardy's Career Grease - event registration (100% discount)

New York only:

  • ABC Languages (15% off group and private classes, 10% off virtual classes)
  • QS World Grad School & MBA Tour (free admission)
  • Network 20/20 (33% off regular membership dues)

Brussels only:

  • World Class Gym (over 50% discount)
  • Berlitz Language classes (25% discount)
  • Scott's Cafe-Bar (10% discount off selected drinks and special offers)
  • Toni & Guy Hair Salon (10 - 15% discount) NEW! 
  • New Europe (55% off annual subscription) NEW!
  • Waterstones bookshop -10% discount on books NEW!
  • Passa Porta - international house of literature -10% discount 

Click here to claim your benefits.

Please note: 

You must be a current member of YPFP to claim these benefits.

If you are a member and cannot access the private benefits page after logging in, please notify membership@ypfp.org or brussels.membership@ypfp.org.