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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 $210 Over the Next 2 Years.

Graduating SHRM student members may upgrade to professional SHRM membership at a special discounted rate of $80, regularly $185, for two consecutive years. (You save $210 in total!)

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 Global Network. Connect with 275,00 members around the world through our member directory, discussion board, SHRM Connect social network 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. Talk to the experienced HR Knowledge Advisors to receive guidance on HR challenges at work.
  • News, Best Practices and Trends. Stay up-to-date with HR Week e-newsletter and monthly HR Magazine. See 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.
  • Proof of Qualifications. 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 Now.

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