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Student-to-Professional Membership Program

Make a Smart Move from Campus to Career
Graduating soon?
Become a Professional SHRM Member. Enhance Your Career.

Save $220 Over the Next 2 Years.

Graduating SHRM student members may upgrade to professional membership at a special discounted rate of $80, regularly $190*, for two consecutive years.

You’ll get immediate access to all of the professional member benefits and extend your membership 12 months.

Become a Professional Member Now.

Whether you’re starting your first job or already working in the HR field, you'll be able to utilize SHRM's resources to enhance your career:

• A Valuable Professional Network. Connect with 275,00 members around the world through our member directory, HR Talk discussion board, SHRM Connect social networking site and face-to-face events.

• Extra Bonus for Your Resume. List a SHRM professional membership to show your commitment to the profession.

• The Help You Need at Work. Talk to the experienced HR Knowledge Advisors to receive guidance on HR challenges.

• News, Best Practices and Trends. Stay up-to-date with HR Week e-newsletter and monthly HR Magazine. Use our how-to guides, toolkits, research, as well as compliance resources. 

• Learning Opportunities. View FREE live and archived webcasts. Save big on conferences, seminars and certification preparation programs.

• Demonstrate Your HR Expertise. Take the member-discounted SHRM Assurance of Learning® Assessment, designed for students and recent HR graduates, to prove to hiring managers you have acquired sufficient knowledge to succeed in an HR position.

Upgrade to Professional Membership Today.

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*Membership fees are subject to change.