SHRM is a national, professional organization dedicated to serving the Human Resource profession. It provides members with numerous research and information services, publications, certifications, and training opportunities designed to improve their ability to be effective leaders and decision makers in their organizations. Part of SHRM's role is to facilitate the transition into careers in HRM by sponsoring student chapters in universities throughout the U.S.
Any student taking 6 or more hours in a degree-seeking program undergraduate or graduate level can become a member of SHRM.
The purpose of SHRM at SU is to:
Students interested in pursuing a career in Human Resource Management are encouraged to become student members of SHRM.
Membership to the national SHRM costs $35 annually.
However, it provides many benefits:
HR is a difficult field to "break into," and being a student member of SHRM is a key entry strategy that can substantially benefit your career. If you DO pursue a career in HRM, you will no doubt become a professional member of SHRM in the future. Becoming a member is a smart first step, because it gives you a discount on the cost of your first year's membership after graduation.
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Salisbury University SHRM Advisor: Dr. Thomas Calo