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Student Member Criteria and Benefits

Benefits of CHRA Student Membership:

  • Access to the CHRA Membership Directory of approximately 750 local HR professionals to network with
  • Access to the CHRA online forums
  • Significant discounts on CHRA meetings and workshops: attend your first two meetings for only $5 each (a $20-$50 discount over our professional member rates). For all meetings after your first two for the year, you will receive a 50% discount on member pricing.
  • Eligibility for our annual CHRA student scholarships. For more information, click here.
  • Free posting of your resume on CHRA’s website for professionals to view
  • Free resume review and interview coaching with a HR professional
  • Reimbursement for PHR exam fees for students who successfully pass the certification exam

Requirements of CHRA Student Membership:

  • Must be enrolled in the equivalent of at least six (6) credit hours per term in a degree-seeking program.
  • Coursework, taken or planned, supports an interest in Human Resource Management.
  • Acceptable degree programs include:
    • Human Resource Management
    • Human Resource Development
    • Business Administration & Management
    • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
    • Labor Relations
    • MBA
    • MBA/HR
    • Organizational Behavior/ Org. Development
    • Sociology
  • Student membership is limited to a maximum of six years, non-consecutive.
  • Students who are in established, professional roles would retain their current CHRA membership status. Existing professional members would not be eligible to downgrade to student membership.
  • Student membership term: January 1 – December 31

Student Resources:

Student Member Criteria and Benefits


Student Chapter Scholarship Award Program

Assurance of Learning Assessment

Internship Opportunities

Resume Writing Tips

Mentor Program

Networking For Students

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