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Learn About IEEE Membership




When you join IEEE, you:

  • Join a community of over 425,000 technology and engineering professionals united by a common desire to continuously learn, interact, collaborate, and innovate
  • Get the resources and opportunities you need to keep on top of changes in technology
  • Get involved in standards development
  • Network with other professionals in your local area or within a specific technical interest
  • Mentor the next generation of engineers and technologists
and so much more.

There is no better time to discover all that IEEE membership has to offer. Join now and get membership benefits through the end of 2018, plus save 50% on membership dues.*

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Enhance your IEEE Membership by joining a Society specializing in your technical interests. IEEE Members receive exclusive pricing on Society 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.


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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. 

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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.

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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.


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