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    Thank you for your interest in joining MEI-SHRM of Illinois. We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

    Membership in a SHRM-affiliated chapter means access to a local network of professionals, as well as professional development programs. Members benefit in many ways through their association with our organization. Participation in MEI-SHRM provides:

    • Exposure to other HR professionals and companies revealing how other organizations handle various human resource situations, procedures, policies;
    • Access to a network of professionals and specialists providing HR information that might otherwise be difficult and/or expensive to obtain;
    • Opportunity to develop relationships and contacts in other companies to share information on HR concerns;
    • Availability of local professional development opportunities to improve your competence;
    • Access to current best practices to make your organization more efficient, increase employee commitment, and help line managers carry out business strategy;
    • Availability of up-to-date information on pending legislation that may impact your company’s operations;
    • Opportunity to develop leadership skills by taking on a volunteer leadership role in a local chapter;
    • Access to monthly educational sessions and HRCI certification credits; and
    • Development of a reputation and credentials in the HR field through your involvement in a local chapter.

    For additional information contact us at:

    Membership Categories:

    Membership is open to all individuals whose careers and interests are committed to the Human Resource profession. Our membership year runs from January through December; and current annual dues are $100.

    Professional Membership: $100

    In-Transition Membership:    $25

    Student Membership: $25

    Retiree Membership: $25

    Professional Membership this information will be verified. Dues: $100.

    Transition Memberships (one-time only) are for those applicants that are in between positions. Dues: $25

    Student Memberships are granted to those who are full or part time students; are studying for the purpose of obtaining a degree in either human resources or staffing and recruiting at an accredited college or university; and are not currently working in an HR or recruiting function. In order to obtain a student membership, you must send a copy of your current class schedule. Dues: $25

    To apply or renew, please click the appropriate link below and complete the form in its entirety:

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    Forms of payment include, check, debit card and credit card. You may also mail the application, including payment, to the address below:

    Metro East Illinois SHRM
    PO Box 3
    Collinsville, Illinois 62243