Individuals who are engaged in the profession of human resource management and who meet one or more of the following criteria:
Individuals who are engaged in the profession of human resource management in an exempt position, but do not meet the requirements of Professional Membership. General members may vote, but may not hold office.
Individuals in non-exempt human resource management positions, or persons who do not meet the qualifications of the other classes of membership, but who are interested in the field of human resource management. Associate members do not have voting rights and may not hold office.
Individuals who are members of a SHRM student chapter as defined in Article V of their bylaws may be designated as Student Members; or students who are designated as student members with SHRM and provide their SHRM member number; or where no student chapter SHRM membership exists, students enrolled at a college or university as a full time undergraduate (12 or more credit hours) or graduate student (9 or more credit hours). Students do not have voting rights or hold office. *A person is not eligible for Student Member status if they are employed on a full-time basis in an exempt HR position or meet one or more of the criteria of Professional Member status.
Membership in the Association is neither transferable nor assignable to another person.
Membership fees are non-refundable.