SHRM Student Membership

In today's competitive job market, it is crucial to stand out.

Expand your HR knowledge

Become well-versed in HR and impress potential employers.

Get involved and make connections

Create connections and join discussions both online and in person.

Transition from classroom to workplace

Land your first big-time job using the many resources SHRM offers.

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Expand your HR knowledge

Whether you're looking to learn more about the HR profession or want to keep up-to-date on the hot topics within the field, SHRM student membership has you covered.

HR News

Stay on top of emerging workplace issues and follow critical news, trends and analysis.

Exclusive SHRM Resources

Gain access to sample HR forms, how-to guides, toolkits, up-to-date

compliance resources, HR public-policy information

and research reports.


Dive into the most current strategies and innovations.


Learn crucial HR skills at your own pace and earn

certificates for completing courses.

SHRM-CP Exam Preparation

Prepare to earn the most recognized and distinguished

credentials in the HR profession.

Get involved and       make connections

Becoming a SHRM student member gives you the opportunity to create connections with other students and HR professionals, both in person and online.


Join discussions about current HR topics

and interact with SHRM's 300,000+

members on SHRM Connect.

In Person

Join a local chapter and connect with peers and local professionals to build your network.

Transition from               classroom to workplace

Transitioning from being a student to a professional can be difficult, but SHRM student membership is here to help you every step of the way.

Prepare to Land Your First Job

Access SHRM resources such as interview and resume toolkits.

Start Your Job Hunt

Get free, premium access to and

Know Your Worth

Obtain detailed salary data for HR titles through the Compensation Data Center.

Demonstrate Your Readiness

Student members have the opportunity to earn their SHRM-CP credential.

Student Testimonials

"I was a member of my school's SHRM chapter and a past student president ... I was able to attend the SHRM 2018 Annual Conference & Exposition and experience firsthand the benefits of the SHRM community at large."

—Janet Horton

  Member Since 2017

"I originally joined as a student while working as an HR assistant and wanting the membership education to further my career."

—Jennifer Hooke

  Member Since 2015

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