Select Your Member Type
Please view all of our member types below and then select the one that fits you best. If you have any specific questions regarding each member type, please contact us at

HR Practitioner Member
For individuals whose primary job (and job title) is that of an HR function, either generalist or specialist.

Affiliate Member
For individuals who work for a company that sells products, services or consulting to HR professionals.  Or anyone whose job title or primary function is not a HR function.  For example, President, Managing Partner, Owner, COO, Consultant, etc.

Student Member
For individuals who are currently enrolled in 6 hours or more per semester at a university/college.
*Students must provide proof of full time enrollment. To apply for student membership, please submit one of the following: proof of enrollment, tuition receipt, class schedule, student ID. All student member renewals must be processed through the SHRM-Atlanta Office. To submit proof of enrollment and/or to renew, please contact Risa Epstein via

Job Transitional Member
For individuals who are currently unemployed. By selecting this member type, you are agreeing to the fact that you are unemployed.  *Please allow up to 24 business hours for your membership to be approved and activated.

Guest Account
For individuals who want to attend events and search the website as a guest. You will not receive member benefits.