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QRCA Young Quallies
QRCA Young Quallies

QRCA Young Quallies is a community of students and young pros aged 35 and younger whose studies or job involves qualitative research whether as a moderator or recruiter, agency brand strategist or client-side user researcher, semiotician or anthropology grad student.

QRCA Young Quallies is brought to you by the Young Professionals Committee. We develop initiatives to empower and champion young adults in the development of meaningful careers.

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Our Programs:


Ycasts are QRCA-sponsored webcasts especially geared to younger QRCs but open to all. Each 60-minute session is created and produced by young pro members of the QRCA covering topics ranging from practical career advice to emerging areas in qualitative research.


Young Professionals Grant

Young Professional Grants covering all conference registration fees, a USD $1,300 value, plus a one-year QRCA membership, a USD $175 value, are awarded to up and coming young adults aged 35 years and younger.


Mini Grant Fund

Want to attend a QRCA educational seminar but can’t afford the fee? Whether you are a graduate student, an independent consultant or an employee with a limited budget, the QRCA Young Professionals Committee has your back. Apply for a Mini Grant to keep your education going.




YPC Slack Group
(The Slack Group is not yet active but will be soon. Email to be notified when it goes live.)

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You can also visit the QRCA COVID-19 Resource Area here.

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Below is some content the Young Professionals Committee thinks is great. We'll periodically update this list on Thursdays.

Young Quallies Chat Series

  • Ycast Archive
    Previously recorded Ycasts, our webinar series created by young pros for young pros, can be accessed here. Learn about everything from UX research to how to plan your career.

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