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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.



Give the gift now and you'll save 50% on membership dues and societies fees, plus your recipient will receive membership benefits through the end of 2019.*

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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.



Qualifications and dues
Professional membership is open to individuals who by experience give evidence of competence in an IEEE designated field. The designated fields are: Engineering, Computer Sciences and Information Technology, Physical Sciences, Biological and Medical Sciences, Mathematics, Technical Communications, Education, Management, and Law and Policy.
A Student/Graduate Student member must carry at least 50% of a normal full-time academic program as a registered undergraduate or graduate student in a regular course of study in IEEE designated fields. The total cumulative period for a member to hold the Student member grade and/or the Graduate Student member grade is limited to eight years.