Society for Human Resource Management
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the leading voice of the HR profession. It has over 70,000 professional and student members in more than 425 professional chapters and over 300 student chapters.
As a member of the Athens State University Society for Human Resource Management Student Chapter, you will gain access to an immense information resource and have opportunities to meet HR practitioners to develop your personal contacts and network.
With the award-winning SHRM publications, you can keep current on issues and trends affecting the workforce and shaping the workplace. As a student member, you are eligible and strongly encouraged to attend the Tennessee Valley Professional Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management monthly professional meetings. The Tennessee Valley Chapter is the Athens State University Society for Human Resource Management professional chapter sponsor. You will meet and interact with HR practitioners representing most of the employers in the North Alabama area.
Through networking, research has shown that 60% to 70% of jobs are found by making these types of personal contacts.