Policy & A Pint: April Event Recap

Policy & A Pint: April Event Recap

On Monday, April 30 the Young Professionals Council and GOCYP hosted “Policy & A Pint: Why Affordable Housing Matters to Young People”. Discussion centered around barriers and benefits to affordable housing. The event helped individuals identify ways to advocate...
June Engagement Forum: Arts & Culture

June Engagement Forum: Arts & Culture

Learn more about the broader arts community in Omaha while exploring unique and inspiring arts and culture hubs on North 24th Street. Meet a variety of artists, makers and advocates who are pouring their passion and talents into inspiring works of art and in turn,...
Fall Professional and Personal Development

Fall Professional and Personal Development

On August 27th, 2020, the YP Council’s Talent Development Committee hosted a Council of Companies (CoC) event virtually over zoom. The virtual event was abundant with information on what Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are, how the groups get started, and how they...
Virtual Interview Tips

Virtual Interview Tips

Like many organizations, the YP Council has shifted to a virtual platform for the entirety of its business this year. That includes interviews for the 2021 YP Council. Personal opinion here, but I think one of the best ways to kick-start an interview is to start with...
Free Professional Development Events for YPs

Free Professional Development Events for YPs

 This month we wanted to highlight three free development events for young professionals to take advantage of. The first is a Jobs Summit being put on by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). This jobs summit is for everyone, including new college graduates, those...
Omaha Relocation Guide

Omaha Relocation Guide

Do you know someone who is considering moving to Omaha? Are you a boomerang looking to come back? We’ve got relocation tips to help make the transition smooth!   Getting Around Bus – Our bus system is rapidly improving. Check out Omaha Metro Transit...
INTRO 2020

INTRO 2020

The Talent Attraction Committee for the Greater Omaha Chamber YP Council is excited to host Intro 2020 on Thursday, September 17, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.! Although the last few Intro events have been in person, the committee wants to ensure the safety and well-being of...
Building a Brick & Mortar Under Quarantine

Building a Brick & Mortar Under Quarantine

The hammering stopped, the dust settled, and the electrical conduit remained on the floor where it had landed as crews went home to wait out the virus. No one knew that we would still be under a near state of emergency six months later. Thankfully our local...
YP Opportunities – August 2020

YP Opportunities – August 2020

This page will be continually updated with the latest opportunities!   YP Summit Planning Committee Applications July 22 – August 2 Apply here   YP Council Applications Open August 1 – August 30 Sign up to be alerted when applications open....
A Message from the 2021 YP Summit Chair

A Message from the 2021 YP Summit Chair

I moved to the US from India in 2014 to attend UNO and to pursue my master’s degree in management information systems. I have been living in Omaha ever since because of the deep fondness I developed for the city and its community making it a home away from home....
YP Council FAQ

YP Council FAQ

Have you thought about joining the Greater Omaha Chamber YP Council but have questions on who qualifies and what the commitment might be? Here is a list of frequently asked questions for some deeper insight.   What/Who is a Young Professional (YP)? Our technical...
Voter Resources

Voter Resources

The 2020 Election will be here before you know it. We’ve compiled a list of resources to help you navigate the election and do your part to make your voice heard. Nebraska Voter Lookup – Confirm your address, party association, ballot statuses, and polling...
Building Your Network as a Newcomer

Building Your Network as a Newcomer

If you’re new to town, or just looking to build more connections, check out our tips below from our YP Attraction Committee and Omaha Ambassadors on how to build your network in our community. “Consider going back to school for a master’s degree or start a certificate...
How Young Professionals Can Lead Change in the Workplace

How Young Professionals Can Lead Change in the Workplace

Fighting social injustice and systemic racism begins with each of us individually. These issues can be extremely overwhelming, and for many, making even a small amount of change may seem like a daunting task. Our advice: Do what you can in your corner of the world. An...