Stay Ahead with IEEE

Join a community of over 400,000 technology and engineering professionals, united by a common desire to continuously learn, interact, collaborate, and innovate.

As an IEEE Student or Graduate Student member you have the opportunity to:

  • Earn valuable scholarships and grants to help you get ahead in your education
  • Compete in online programming competitions to receive recognition and awards
  • Network with leaders in the profession in your local area within a specific technical interest
  • Be mentored by professional engineering engineers and technologists

Thousands of student members are owning their futures and preparing to be the best in their industries by using their IEEE network to collaborate, compete, and learn—be sure you are one of them.

Use promo code FUTURE50 to save 50% when you join IEEE as a Student/Graduate Student today.

Join now and gain immediate access to all the valuable benefits and features of IEEE membership through the end of 2023.


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Only IEEE members get exclusive access to the largest library of electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics technical literature as well as the latest technology trends and industry news and events.

IEEE Student Membership has so much more to help advance your career.






What members are saying

Professional ... Social ... Humanitarian ...

These three pillars represent the core experiences that make up IEEE membership and the reason that nearly half a million technologists worldwide make IEEE an integral part of their lives. In this video, you will hear first-hand from both long-term and new members about why IEEE is so vital to them.


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.



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 students, professors, mentors or other members who share your expertise and commitment. Participate in your local IEEE Branch, Section or join IEEE Societies or affinity groups focused to your area of specialty or interest.