The mid-level membership is appropriate for mid-career experts and professionals with 3-7 years of experience in the realm of international security affairs.
By joining NextGen 5.0, you will have the unique opportunity to access a vibrant community of emerging researchers and talented young professionals from a variety of security-related fields, contribute your views to the policy-making process, participate in informed and balanced debates on security affairs, and obtain insights into the world's greatest challenges.
Free access to an international and dynamic community of young security studies researchers
Bi-monthly newsletter with exclusive offers
Access to our members-only Linkedin group
Opportunity to participate in our researcher matching program
Priority consideration for publishing opportunities on our website
Targeted professional development programs
Opportunity to apply for research funding and grants
Opportunity to assemble your own research team
Rapid-response professional support from the NextGen 5.0 Board of Directors
Access to a pool of young researchers interested in collaborating on research projects
Opportunity to find a pool of talented and passionate young alumni for future recruitment
Opportunity to mentor brilliant young researchers and assist with their career development
Ability to add your professional profile to the ICTYN’s global directory
Access to our job-link program
Eligibility for #NextGenSpotlight in our bi-monthly newsletter
Access to professionals and academic experts for research advice and career consultancy
Significant discounts to NextGen 5.0 and partner organization events and courses
Opportunity to participate in our fellowship program
Priority consideration for research positions within NextGen 5.0 and partner organizations
Chance to present and promote your work within our community
Ability to contact experts and stakeholders to review the application of your work
Access to fresh perspectives and innovative ideas from young researchers associated with your professional expertise
Consideration as panelists at appropriate events
How To Apply
To join, please choose the appropriate membership type and complete the online form. Please note:
To qualify for the mid-level membership you must be a mid-career professional with 3-7 years of experience in the realm of international security affairs.
The election process takes a maximum of two weeks and applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
If you are already a member and you refer a friend, you can benefit from reduced rates on your own membership.
Individuals are recognised as members in a personal capacity and not as representatives of any organization. Accordingly, NextGen 5.0 will not discuss an individual’s membership with any third-party organization. Payment of the subscription is the responsibility of the named individual.
To become a member, all mandatory fields on the form must be completed, and you must pay the annual membership subscription amount (where applicable) at the time of application.
During the application process, all members must complete a short personal statement of approximately 150 – 250 words.
The Board of Directors has absolute discretion regarding the selection of members.
Successful applicants will have access to their membership benefits once they have been formally accepted as members. Early access to benefits will be given at the discretion of the Board of Directors, upon request.
If an applicant is not accepted for membership he/she will receive a full refund of the amount submitted.