You can join anytime during the year.
There is a $40 (non-refundable) to the national chapter of SHRM. Walden charges no additional dues.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is one of the largest professional associations for individuals in the field. Walden University has an online student chapter of SHRM that you can join. Joining SHRM is not a requirement of the university; however, you may wish to take advantage of this resource available at the current student rate of $40 annually.
When you join SHRM as a student member, you have the opportunity to be a part of the Walden student chapter for no additional fee. If you would like to join SHRM and designate Walden’s student chapter, please follow the steps below. Walden University’s chapter number is 5637.
Benefits to membership in SHRM include access to white papers, discussion forums, free HR advice, and discounts on HR books, conferences, and study materials for HR certification. SHRM also offers student scholarships. Our chapter has student leaders who develop programs, events, and other opportunities for chapter members. Being a part of the student chapter allows you to build relationships with others who have an interest in HR or are actively involved in the profession.
The instructions for joining SHRM as a student member are as follows:
If you have already joined SHRM and listed Walden as your university:
If you want to join SHRM as a student member now and take advantage of all the member benefits:
• Click “Join SHRM as a Student Member” under the “Membership Center” header.
• Click the link for the student online application.
• In the “Required Student Membership Information" section, make sure to select your:
Once you become a member: Send the name you used to join and your membership number. Specify whether you are a student or professional member to: Whatever the email is for the student advisor
YES! To express an interest in taking on a leadership position with Walden’s SHRM student chapter, whether short- or long-term, small or large, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions about membership that you cannot find answered on the SHRM website, please email SHRM@mail.waldenu.edu.
Walden Student Chapter Number: 5637