Present a world of opportunity

When you give the gift of an IEEE membership, you’re helping someone you care about build a platform for success. That’s because IEEE delivers access to the industry's most essential technical information, provides both local and global networking opportunities, offers career development tools, and gives discounts on conference registrations and insurance programs, as well as many other exclusive member benefits.

IEEE offers its members the right tools and resources at every career stage so members can stay current in their chosen technology profession, connect with peers, and invest in their future.

If your gift of membership is paid by 15 January 2020, you will receive an IEEE branded 20 oz. tumbler as a special thanks from IEEE*. Share your commitment to IEEE with others.  

 *Please note: Only one gift will be awarded per household. Gifts will be awarded the first week of February 2020 (allow 7 to ten days depending on your geographic location). Please allow seven to ten calendar days for IEEE confirmation receipt. New joins giving the gift of membership to themselves are not eligible for the gift.  


Get started by using the online form:

When completing the online form:

  • Select whether the gift is for a professional or student membership.
  • Payment is charged at the time the online form is submitted.
  • Payment can be made using PayPal or a credit card.

If there are any discrepancies, an associate from the IEEE Support Center will reach out to you within seven to ten days.

Having issues with the online form? Use an editable PDF:

When completing editable PDFs, please allow seven to ten business days for:

  • Your payment and the application to be processed
  • Your gift recipient to receive an email notification to complete their account setup


Want to give multiple gifts? Consider the IEEE Group Payment Option, which is good for new or renewing IEEE membership. Be sure to enter promotion code MEMGIFT when submitting the group payment form.


Other items to note:

  • The gift giver will receive an email confirmation for each gift given.
  • The gift of IEEE membership is intended for new members only.
  • The gift is not eligible for an income tax deduction as a charitable donation.

Have questions? View the frequently asked questions for the gift of membership on the IEEE Support Center or email


Benefits of IEEE membership


Gain Expertise and Open Career Doors
IEEE houses an unrivaled network of professionals, experts, and advisors that can help shape your career, offer resources to acquire new skills, advance your professional development, and provide numerous opportunities for involvement, recognition, and reward.

Stay Current and Get Ahead
Membership grants you access to the largest library of electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics technical literature as well as the latest technology trends, industry news, and events.

Build a Network
Collaborate with IEEE colleagues and member groups, online or in person, to build a support group for your profession, industry, or project. 


IEEE members can take advantage of exclusive and discounted pricing on insurance and a variety of products and services (where available) that can add up to substantial savings.


Expand your personal network with colleagues who share your expertise and commitment. Participate in your local IEEE Section or join IEEE Societies or affinity groups focused to your area of specialty or interest.

Membership and testimonial videos

Dr. Theodore Sizer, IEEE Senior member, talks about the research and collaboration opportunities he values as an IEEE member.


Gertjan Van Stam, IEEE Senior member, discusses how the IEEE community plays a role in his engineering career.