IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe.
IEEE membership offers access to technical innovation, cutting-edge information, networking opportunities, and exclusive member benefits. Members support IEEE's mission to advance technology for humanity and the profession, while memberships build a platform to introduce careers in technology to students around the world.
As the world's largest technical professional organization, IEEE offers a number of ways to get involved with technical and local communities. These communities are active participants in research and authorship, conferences, and important conversations about today's most relevant technical topics locally and globally.
IEEE sponsors over 2,000 annual conferences and events worldwide, curating cutting-edge content for all of the technical fields of interest within IEEE. Use the IEEE conference search to find the right conference for you to share and discuss innovation and interact with your community.
IEEE nurtures, develops, and advances the building of global technologies. As a leading developer of industry standards in a broad range of technologies, IEEE SA drives the functionality, capabilities, safety, and interoperability of products and services, transforming how people live, work, and communicate. IEEE standards provide the bricks and mortar for a globally level playing field for innovation; protect public safety, health, and wellbeing; and contribute to a more sustainable future.
IEEE provides a wide range of quality publications that make the exchange of technical knowledge and information possible among technology professionals. This essential content, categorized below, is delivered through the IEEE Xplore® Digital Library.
IEEE is a leader in engineering and technology education, providing resources for pre-university, university, and continuing professional education. IEEE offers innovative STEM and university education and recognition programs for students and their teachers, facilitates the accreditation of engineering programs at the university level, and offers ongoing continuing professional education for practitioners and engineering faculty through platforms such as the IEEE Learning Network (ILN). Explore education programs and offerings from IEEE below.
Gone are the days when you could expect to work for the same company for the balance of your career. Today you need a community where you can gain new insights to maximize your relevant technical skills to advance your career and the state of the world.
Acquiring new skills to stay ahead of the curve in today’s competitive environment is crucial for professional advancement. Mastering social and networking skills is important to help adapt to unique organizational cultures, and receiving guidance on career and life mentoring throughout your career from a community of peers is critical for success.
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Explore Your Journey as an Industry Professional
IEEE can be there for you during your unique professional journey. Explore your career path and resources below.
When embarking on your career journey, it’s important to understand the culture of your organization and establish the work/life balance you want to follow. Creating a foundation for networking and pairing yourself with a mentor to help lead you on your journey is of utmost importance while expanding your technical competencies as you grow professionally.
As you continue on your journey within the industry, it's critical to maintain your technical competencies and build your network with a community of like-minded individuals. Here IEEE can help you engage in other key ways to connect to a community and help you continue on your path forward to advance as a professional.
As you embark on your career journey, creating a foundation for networking and finding a mentor to help lead you on your journey is of utmost importance. Your mentor can help guide your work/life balance to give you the time to build and maintain your technical competencies as well as improve your soft skills, such as how to build a presentation and public speaking.
As your career progresses, it’s important to maintain both technical and non-technical competencies. At the same time, you have the chance to start learning the skill sets required to manage small teams for your projects. As you grow professionally, maintaining your technical and soft skills will play an important role in your career development.
As you embark on your managerial path, you need to understand the culture of your organization and establish the work/life balance you want to follow to grow professionally. Developing time-management skills that will allow you to work efficiently and effectively is key, as well as learning to manage others and helping them to fine-tune their skills. Building your network will continue to be important.
As your career continues to progress and you expand your managerial skills in areas such as time and people management, obtaining a deeper understanding of your business will also help you make an impact. This is a time to also continue to expand your professional network and further enhance your soft skills. IEEE can assist you in this journey.
At this point in your career, expanding your managerial and financial skills is necessary to excel at your position and to solidify your leadership position. You need to continue to also expand your professional network.