Membership

SHPE is welcoming, warm, and inclusive. We take great pride in offering affordable memberships for everyone because our goal is more Hispanics thriving in STEM

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The Benefits Are Endless

Our members often chant the phrase, “SHPE for Life.” They say this because they’ve found their community. Their home. Their Familia. You can feel (and hear) the passion at our events—where current and aspiring STEM leaders gather and the energy is undeniable.

All SHPE members receive the following benefits:

  • Access to more than $300,000 in scholarship offerings
  • Internship, fellowship, and co-op opportunities
  • Exclusive access to the SHPE Career Center
  • Tips for resumé writing and interviewing
  • Career and professional development
  • Leadership training
  • Discounted registration to national, regional, and local events
  • Competition and award opportunities
  • Access to a nationwide network of industry leaders and peers

Our Membership Types

  • Junior Membership: $5

    Junior membership is open to all middle and high school students interested in science, technology, engineering, or math.

    Benefits include:

    • Opportunities for scholarships to graduating seniors
    • Access to a nationwide network of industry leaders and peers
    • Guidance for you and your parents to support your goals

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  • Undergraduate Membership: $10

    Undergraduate membership is open to all college students studying science, technology, engineering, or math.

    Benefits include:

    • Access to more than $300,000 in scholarship offerings each year
    • Internship, fellowship, and co-op opportunities
    • Exclusive access to the SHPE Career Center
    • Tips for resumé writing and interviewing
    • Professional development
    • Leadership training
    • Mentoring from a professional member
    • Discounted registration to national, regional, and local SHPE events
    • Competition and award opportunities
    • Access to a nationwide network of industry leaders and peers

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  • Graduate Membership: $15

    Graduate membership is open to all graduate and doctorate students studying science, technology, engineering, or math. Graduate students have the option to join SHPE either with a Student or Professional Chapter or Region-At-Large.

    Benefits include:

    • Access to more than $300,000 in scholarship offerings each year
    • Internship, fellowship, and co-op opportunities
    • Exclusive access to the SHPE Career Center
    • Tips for resumé writing and interviewing
    • Professional development
    • Leadership training
    • Mentoring from a professional member
    • Discounted registration to national, regional, and local SHPE events
    • Competition and award opportunities
    • Access to a nationwide network of industry leaders and peers

    Graduate membership offers all of the same benefits as Undergraduate membership, with an emphasis on exploring a career in either industry or academia.

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  • Professional Membership: $65

    Professional membership is open to all STEM professionals who hold an engineer-in-training certificate or a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, or math. No matter if you’re looking to enhance your professional brand, develop your leadership skills, build your network, or give back to your community–a Professional membership with SHPE offers it all.

    Benefits include:

    • Access to a nationwide network of industry leaders and peers
    • Discounted registration to national, regional, and local SHPE events
    • Exclusive access to the SHPE Career Center
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    • Leadership training
    • Volunteer and mentoring opportunities
    • Voting privileges in SHPE elections
    • Eligibility to run and hold office on the SHPE Board

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  • Associate Membership: $55

    Associate membership is open to anyone who believes in our vision and wants to participate. Associate members benefit from our Career Center, professional development, mentorship, and all other programming.

    Benefits include:

    • Access to a nationwide network of industry leaders and peers
    • Discounted registration to national, regional, and local SHPE events
    • Exclusive access to the SHPE Career Center
    • Professional development - Propel, latinXfactor™
    • Leadership training
    • Volunteer and mentoring opportunities
    • Voting privileges in SHPE elections
    • Eligibility to run and hold office on the SHPE Board

    Associate membership benefits include all the benefits of a SHPE Professional membership with the exception that he/she shall not be entitled to nominate, vote, nor hold a position on the Board.

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  • Lifetime Professional & Associate Membership: $1000, $800
    • Lifetime Professional: $1,000
    • Lifetime Associate Membership: $800

    This category of membership is shared by an elite group of individuals who have made a lifetime commitment to support SHPE’s mission and goals.

    A Lifetime Professional membership is open to all STEM professionals who hold an engineer-in-training certificate or a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering, or math, and who are willing to pay this one-time-only membership cost.

    A Lifetime Associate membership is open to anyone who does not qualify for Lifetime Professional status but supports and encourages the members, purpose, and mission of SHPE and is willing to pay this one-time-only membership cost.

    There is a payment plan option available for Lifetime Memberships during the checkout process. The membership becomes active once payment has been received in full.

    Benefits include:

    • SHPE Lifetime membership benefits include all the benefits of a SHPE Professional membership.
    • Membership dues are waived in perpetuity.
    • 10% discount to all national SHPE events including NILA and National Convention
    • Exclusive SHPE Lifetime Member lapel pin
    • Invite-only access to the annual Lifetime Member Reception at National Convention

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  • SHPE/Society of Women Engineers Joint Membership:
    • $110 for Professionals
    • $25 for Students

    Joint membership with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) further promotes the collaborative partnership between SHPE and SWE. The goals of this program are to improve networking opportunities and expand professional development for Hispanic women engineers. This is a discounted rate available for those who wish to join both organizations. For more information, please visit the SWE Membership Website.

No Chapter? Join SHPE At Large!

If your school is not listed as an available selection from our chapter menu, then you will select the "SHPE At Large" option. This will be listed within our chapter selection menu under letter "S" for "SHPE Region X At Large"

How To Join SHPE:

1. Login to existing account or create a new account on www.shpeconnect.org
2. Click on Join Membership.
3. Select Member Type ( Example: Undergraduate) , add selection to your shopping cart.
4. Select Region and Chapter Name (Region: X, Chapter: select SHPE Region At Large if school is not listed ), add to your shopping cart.
5. View your selections in your shopping cart and proceed to checkout to complete with payment.
6. You're all set!

We can’t wait to meet you.

Joining SHPE marks the beginning of something great for you—both personally and professionally.