AMTA ONLINE CAREER GUIDANCE
Whether you are a seasoned massage therapist or just starting your career, AMTA’s Online Career Guidance section offers a wealth of resources to expand or jump start your career— including a special section for massage therapists choosing to work in spa settings, a career path assessment quiz and other installments of the AMTA Career Success Series. amtamassage.org/CareerGuidance
AMTA’s online courses are a convenient way to earn your CEs and enhance your knowledge in the areas of business, ethics, various massage modalities, client populations and self-care. More than 50 courses are currently available. amtamassage.org/learn
AMTA NATIONAL CONVENTION
Network with colleagues and advance your skill set at this annual event. Access 35 continuing education courses focusing on hands-on learning as well as the business side of the profession. amtamassage.org/education
AMTA JOB BANK:
Visit AMTA’s Job Bank to search for massage therapy jobs, or post your resume online to gain exposure to potential employers. amtamassage.org/jobbank
AMTA’S MENTORING PROGRAM:
Improve your communication skills, make connections and set future goals through AMTA’s Mentoring Program. amtamassage.org/mentoring
LOOKING AHEAD & MANAGING YOUR CAREER
It’s always important to be thinking ahead about your ultimate career goals in the massage therapy profession. If you’re still unsure about which path is best for you, gaining some exposure to different work settings is always a good idea. If you’re an AMTA member, you can leverage connections you’ve made through your chapter or other events. Set up a few informational interviews with fellow members who have worked in a spa setting and nd out what they enjoyed about the work and what they found the most challenging. Sometimes, a face-to-face conversation is the easiest way to get a grasp on what you can expect at a particular business or setting. What’s more, having a mentor to bounce ideas off can be extremely beneficial when you are faced with important career choices.
AMTA’s vast community of massage therapists is a great place to begin making the connections that can help you progress and flourish in your career as a massage therapist!