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 us at

Job Transitional Member
For current SHRM-Atlanta members (HR practitioner members only) who are recently unemployed. If you find yourself in this situation, your membership may be extended for six months at no cost. To request the job transition membership, contact or call 404-442-7335. Job Transition members are expected to contact SHRM-Atlanta when they become employed and to convert their free membership to a paid membership.