Early Career Program

About the Early Career Program


The Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council's Early Career Program (ECP) serves as a bridge between long-time ITRC Members and new additions to respective member groups, encouraging streamlined orientation to new roles and retention of staff among agencies and organizations. Through targeted training and mentorship, The ECP seeks to inspire further generations of environmental professionals to utilize ITRC's products and trainings to their full potential. 

Membership Details

  • Membership to the Early Career Program is free for all ITRC members
  • Program membership is focused on early-career environmental professionals, with seven or less years working experience
  • Members range across all ITRC groups: Federal, State, IAP and Stakeholder Members
  • All members are required to be a member of ITRC in good standing, and involved in at least one Active ITRC Team


Program Benefits

  • Streamlined onboarding for new hires of ITRC member organizations
  • Personal mentoring for direct support throughout onboarding and early ITRC membership
  • Professional networking for upcoming and recent graduates entering environmental fields
  • Annual in-person social receptions to assist in new member orientation and additional networking
  • A collaborative space for sharing best practices and relevant information for new environmental professionals
  • Full access to ITRC products and documents as well as the ability to provide feedback on product development and team formation


  • In-Person Meetings
  • Mentorship Program
  • Quarterly Meetings & Updates
  • Outreach & Environmental Conference Participation

Contact Us

Program Leader

Marguerite Bennet

ITRC Director

Charles Reyes