National SHRM Membership

Why join the National Society for Human Resource Management?

Here are six good reasons:

  1. HRMagazine 12 monthly issues of this full-color magazine featuring in-depth articles on human resource management.
  2. HrNews 12 monthly issues of the award-winning newspaper featuring the latest trends and issues in the field, as well as legal updates.
  3. Echoes 4 issues of this student newsletter featuring chapter news and job search hints.
  4. Free Bibliographies Generated free of charge for specific HRM topics to cut down research time.
  5. SHRM Book Service Discounted prices on HRM/general management publications.
  6. Connections Networking opportunities, membership directories, conferences, seminars, scholarships, and more.

For more information, contact SHRM at 1-800-283-SHRM or on the web at

Membership is available to students through affiliated SHRM student chapters. Register with the national SHRM chapter.

Student Membership Eligibility:

  1. You are a college student taking the equivalent of at least six (6) credit hours per term in a degree-seeking program.
  2. Your coursework, taken or planned, supports a demonstrated interest in the field of human resource management.

For more information on student chapters, visit or go to SHRM Links in the menu bar.

Professional Membership

If you are graduating soon, the benefits of SHRM aren't lost. In fact, the benefits increase. Be sure to keep your membership in SHRM current as you take on the professional world.

  • HRMagazine subscription
  • HR News subscription
  • SHRM Online
  • Access to Member Directory Online
  • Free Bibliographies*
  • Listing in Member Directory Online**
  • Full access to the Information Center**    (answers to questions, copies of articles, etc.)
  • HR Legal Report**
  • Mosaics diversity newsletter**
  • Workplace Visions HR issues newsletter**
  • Opportunity to join Professional Emphasis Groups and SHRM professional chapters**
  • Opportunity to vote and hold office in the Society**

* Student and professional members may visit the Information Center library in Alexandria, Virginia and conduct research; however, only professional members may check out books.

** Not included in student membership.