To foster discussions in areas of interest to students and early professionals, such as:
How to obtain, and succeed in, a professional position.
How to engage in, and contribute to, the field of archives through such professional outlets as conferences, publications, and leadership opportunities in professional organizations.
How to capitalize upon archival and continuing education.
How to start and build upon professional networks.
To encourage REPS members to participate in and assist with NEA’s initiatives by:
Facilitating discussions among REPS members on NEA topics and programming ideas.
Assisting REPS members with getting more involved with NEA.
Giving REPS members the tools that they need to become future NEA leaders.
Connecting REPS members with NEA leaders.
To collaborate with other groups representing students and early professionals in order to advocate on behalf of early-career archivists.
To encourage relationships between students and early professionals and those already well-established in the field by creating a space for them to communicate with one another outside of the work environment.