Student-to-Professional Membership Program


Graduating soon? 
Become a Professional SHRM Member and Enhance Your Career!

Graduating SHRM student members may upgrade to professional membership at a special discounted rate for the next 2 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 over 300,000 members around the world through our member directory, 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 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.

  • Launch Your HR Career with the SHRM Certification. Show potential employers that you are prepared for a successful HR career by achieving your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP

Upgrade to Professional Membership Today.

Questions? E-mail the Student Programs team at

*Membership dues are subject to change.



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