Local Gov Life

Local Gove Life – S06 Episode 01: Try an International Experience

Episode Summary

Episode 1 – Try an International Experience To gain a new perspective, while also developing skills you can use in your community, consider an international experience. In this episode, we hear from two ICMA members--Chris Gerry an early-career professional from Palm Desert, California, and Clay Pearson, city manager of Pearland, Texas, and past chair of ICMA’s International Committee—who share how working on international development projects helped them enhance their career experiences. ICMA’s Harleen Kovela and Tony Green describe opportunities for global engagement through ICMA.

Episode Notes

Season 6: Upping Your Game

The start of a new decade raises the question, “Where will I be in my career in 10 years?” Season 6 of Local Gov Life shares career advice to help you develop a professional growth plan. And don’t forget to check out all of ICMA’s great coaching resources at ICMA.org/coaching.


About ICMA
ICMA’s vision is to be the leading association of local government professionals dedicated to creating and supporting thriving communities throughout the world. We do this by working with our more than 12,000 members to identify and speed the adoption of leading local government practices to improve the lives of residents. ICMA offers membership, professional development programs, research, publications, data and information, technical assistance, and training to thousands of city, town, and county chief administrative officers, their staffs, and other organizations throughout the world. Find out more about ICMA, and the profession, at our website: http://www.icma.org

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