Welcome To YSPN!

YSPN provides unique opportunities to network with your peers through various social, community service and networking events.  These activities are designed to allow you to expand your personal networks and build lasting connections with the many commercial, charitable, and artistic venues in Springfield.

The membership roster is over 300 young professionals from a wide variety of careers and industries.  If you are not a member yet, we invite you to


Volunteer Opportunity: Habitat Day

Saturday, August 2

YSPN is partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County for a build day on Saturday, August 2. Get signed up for a session now to help bring simple, decent, and affordable housing to those in need in Sangamon County!

CLICK HERE for more information and to signup!


Professional Development: Proper Etiquette in Business Communication

Wednesday, July 30, 2014LLCC

Thank you to Penny McCarty, SPHR, Chief People Officer at HSHS Medical Group  who taught us how important proper etiquette in business communication is for our careers.   Thank you to Dr. Charlotte Warren and Lincoln Land Community College for their sponsorship of this event.

August Monthly Meetup

August 20, 2014, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

After work meet-ups/happy hours, throughout the year every third Wednesday of the month from 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM at various locations within the Springfield area.

On Wednesday, August 20th stop by The New Hy-Vee , Market Grille, 2115 South MacArthur Boulevard, Springfield, IL

These monthly events throughout the year are meant to be casual and require no registration ahead of time.

Save the Dates

More information coming soon…

November 21, 2014

Trivia Night for Charity

Membership Update

Renewal invoices have been mailed and are due now!  We have an amazing year of events ahead - don’t let your membership lapse!  Dues are still only $25 and are good through 3/31/15!

To check the status of your membership or to pay for your renewal with a credit card, please call Sarah Graham at (217) 525-1173. You can renew your membership dues also by mailing your check to The Chamber (1011 S. Second Street, Springfield, IL).

If you have any questions regarding your membership, please email ypspringfield@gmail.com and type in the subject line “Renewal”.

Corporate Sponsor: SIU School of Medicine

YSPN Would Like to Thank Our Corporate Sponsor:

SIU School of MedicineGreat Career Opportunities for Young Professionals with SIU School of Medicine Can Be Found by Clicking Here.

Visit SIU School of Medicine online at www.siumed.edu

YSPN Sponsorships

Want to increase your company or organization’s exposure to Springfield’s Young Professionals? 


Customizable sponsorships start at just $25 and can put you in the front and center of this extremely desirable demographic.  Check out our new sponsorship levels HERE!  

Want to learn more?  Email us at
ypspringfield@gmail.com to become a sponsor today!

 Annual Sponsorship pdf



Event Sponsorship pdf 



YSPN Career Center

Did you know that in 2013, we completed 13 Resume Reviews, posted over 25 jobs, and not only provided members with career resources, but prospective employers with a great way of targeting the young professional demographic?

YSPN Annual Sponsors enjoy free job postings and members have access to free, year-round career resources purchases of the job posting packages and Annual Sponsorships.

Check out our Career Resources Page for more information.


“…After reformatting my resume, a day later I started receiving interview invitations on monster after I uploaded it. One of them led me to my current job. It was an amazing experience being head hunted by a company rather than sending out dozens of applications to no avail,”  -YSPN Member

Contact us at ypspringfield@gmail.com for more information.

Resume Review


Looking for a new job?  Start your search out on the right foot with an updated resume!  YSPN is offering a brand new resume-review service to members free of charge.  Just send your resume to ypspringfield@gmail.com and a local HR professional will set up a time to meet with you and discuss how to make your resume stand out from the crowd.  This service is for members only.  Not a member?  Click HERE to join now with a credit card, click HERE to download the membership form. 

Looking for a Job?

Check out our new Career Resources!  There are links to local resources along with a list of jobs that are currently available. 

Career Tools

Job Postings

Connect with YSPN
Visit the Membership tab to learn about the benefits of YSPN membership and how to join.
Thank You Sponsors