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Presented by SHRM Student Programs Updated April 2007. SHRM Student Member Benefits. Overview. What is SHRM? Benefits of Student Membership Careers in HRM Who can help you?. What is SHRM?. What is SHRM?. Founded in 1948 World’s largest professional association dedicated to HRM - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Using SHRM As a ResourceSHRM Student Member Benefits
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It is great to be here with you today! I have been asked to spend about 30 minutes with you to discuss the Society for Human Resource Management, careers in HR, and HR education and certification.
How many of you are interested in a career in Human Resources? (hands) How many of you are not interested in HR, but want to lead or manage others? Well, guess what? If you plan to manage others, you’ll be doing PLENTY of HR!
For anyone dealing with issues in HR, SHRM is the leading professional association you should be aware of.
This presentation will cover how you can use SHRM as a resource to help you do your job better every day.
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Overview
What is SHRM?
What is SHRM?
Founded in 1948
More than 210,000 individual members in over 100 countries
Over 550 affiliated local professional chapters
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SHRM was founded in 1948 by a group of just 28 individuals who saw a need for a professional association for what was then known as personnel.
SHRM is now the largest HR association serving over 200,000 members. SHRM has over 560 local chapters throughout the US and beyond.
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What is SHRM?
Purpose is to promote interaction between students and practitioners
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SHRM’s Student Program was created in 1965 to promote interaction between students and practitioners.
The student program now includes over 430 affiliated student chapters and over 11,000 student members.
SHRM offers students a multitude of resources, which we will talk about in a minute.
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Benefits of Student Membership
Student Membership Benefits
Student membership dues
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HR professionals pay $160 per year to be members of SHRM. The dues have been $160 for over 10 years, so SHRM tries to keep the cost down.
Students can join SHRM and will get most of the same benefits as professionals for only $35 per year. That’s a bargain, as you will see!
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Student Membership Benefits
full-color magazine featuring
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Let’s look at the benefits that student members receive for $35 per year.
HR Magazine is an award-winning magazine that most HR professionals read every month. You will receive twelve monthly issues of this full-color magazine featuring in-depth articles on human resource management issues.
Echoes is an online newsletter just for student members. The newsletter features chapter news and job search information.
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Student Membership Benefits
HRWeek
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As a student member, you will also have access to HRNews, a monthly online newspaper featuring the latest trends and issues in the field, as well as legal updates.
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Student Membership Benefits
http://www.shrm.org/shrmstore
White Papers
Browse the growing collection of Information Center White Papers, available on the SHRM web site.
http://www.shrm.org/kc
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Student members also have access to SHRM’s Book Store with discounted prices on HR and general management publications. A catalog of publications is published periodically in HR News and is also available online.
The SHRMStore offers discounted prices on HR and general management publications. A catalog of publications is available online at www.shrm.org/shrmstore.
Students can also review SHRM’s White Papers, a vast collection of research articles available on the SHRM web site.
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Student Membership Benefits
SHRM Annual Conference
Held in June each year—
Student members can attend at a substantial discount.
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As a student, you can attend SHRM’s Annual Conference. This year, it was held in San Diego and will be held in DC in 2006. Here, you can choose from over 150 educational sessions, a one-day student conference, and much more! The conference has attendance of over 10,000 professionals and 250 students. It is held in June each year--student members can attend at a substantial discount. It’s a great place to learn and network!
The Member Directory Online is also available to student members. This searchable database helps you locate and network with SHRM professional members around the country and the world.
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Student Membership Benefits
Member Directory Online
Searchable database helps you locate and network with SHRM professional members around the country and the world.
http://www.shrm.org/members
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The Member Directory Online is also available to student members. This searchable database helps you locate and network with SHRM professional members around the country and the world.
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Student Membership Benefits
http://www.shrm.org/hrtalk
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SHRM Online's HR Talk is a place you can go online to discuss issues affecting the HR profession with other HR professionals. Need a quick survey of HR professionals? Post a question here!
State & Regional Conferences are also offered and students and professionals are invited to attend educational conferences held around the country sponsored by local SHRM chapters or state councils.
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Student Membership Benefits
SHRM Foundation Scholarships
one graduate scholarship
http://www.shrm.org/students/ags_published/
Student Membership Benefits
SHRM Foundation Graduate Student Leader Scholarship
SHRM Foundation, Dr. Lisa Burke, SPHR, Scholarship
Deadline to apply: March 1
http://www.shrm.org/students/ags_published/
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Among the many benefits of participating with a SHRM Student Chapter:
Interesting HR or career-related speakers
Job shadowing
Student Membership Benefits
Conversion Dues
Graduating student members can convert to full regular membership at a special rate.
http://www.shrm.org/students/conversion.asp
Student Membership Benefits
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HR professionals know that the SHRM website is a great place to get information. You will have access to online information such as:
Webcasts—training-type presentations you can view live at your computer or view later as an archive on many HR topics (FREE)
HR Policies Database—a catalog of HR policies
Job Descriptions Database—hundreds of job description samples
HR Forms Database—hundreds of sample HR forms
HR Basics Database—articles and samples for many HR topics at the “basic” level
HR Toolkits—everything SHRM has about a topic in one place
HR Surveys—Lots of survey data
HR Metrics—formulas to show you how to calculate important HR metrics
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Here is what the SHRM website looks like. Check it out!
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White Papers:
A white paper is an authoritative, informative report on an issue that is written by a subject matter expert.
Student Membership Benefits
Student Membership Benefits
Take the exam within one year of graduation
Within five years of passing the exam, students must acquire two years of exempt-level HR experience
Demonstrates commitment to HR
Cost is $120 (cost will be much higher if you take it as a professional)
http://www.hrci.org
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Students have the opportunity to sit for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification exam in their senior year or year after graduation. For students or recent graduates, passing the exam is the first step toward becoming fully certified.
Within five years of passing the exam, students must acquire two years of exempt-level HR experience.
Individuals will then be designated a certified Professional in Human Resources or PHR.
To learn more about certification, visit www.hrci.org.
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Student Membership
Qualifications for SHRM student membership:
You are enrolled in the equivalent of at least six (6) credit hours per semester (or an equivalency thereof) in a degree-seeking program.
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Qualifications for SHRM student membership:
You must be enrolled in the equivalent of at least six (6) credit hours per term or semester in a degree-seeking program.
Your coursework, taken or planned, must support a demonstrated interest in HR.
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How to Join SHRM
Complete a membership application
4-6 weeks processing time
http://www.shrm.org/students/bufferpage.asp
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To join SHRM, complete a paper membership application which takes 4-6 weeks to process
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Join online using SHRM’s secure website. Joining online means no wait – you receive a temporary member number that gives you immediate access to your SHRM benefits.
Join at www.shrm.org/students.
Who Can
Help You?
Who Can Help You?
Responsible for continuity
Submits Student Chapter Info Form yearly
Advocates for chapter on campus as needed
Maintains SHRM membership
Student Chapter Liaison:
Assists Student Chapter Advisor in getting students involved with professionals on the local level
Promotes communication between student and professional chapters
Attends student chapter meetings as necessary
Facilitates student chapter activities and encourage student participation
Who Can Help You?
Who Can Help You?
State College Relations Director:
Serves as liaison between student chapters within the state and the state council
Communication link between student chapters, chapter liaisons, and SHRM Student Programs
Encourages chapter participation in Merit Award and HRGames
Coordinates student activities and involvement at state conference
Works with advisors and local chapters to ensure student participation in local professional meetings
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Who Can Help You?
Encourages student involvement beyond on-campus activities
Communicates national goals and policies relative to student chapters and student membership
Acts as liaison between student chapters and state CRDs
Serves as communications link
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For More Information
SHRM Student Programs