Professional Chapters

With almost 2,000 professional members and 44 chapters nationwide, SHPE brings like-minded professionals together wherever STEM industries thrive. Can’t find a chapter close enough for your liking? Start one today!


What’s in it for you.

You know the saying - home is where the heart is. And your local chapter aims to be at the heart of your professional career. The benefits, professional development opportunities, and resources are endless.


It’s not always what you know. Sometimes it’s who you know. Joining SHPE gives countless opportunities to connect on a local, regional, and national level making you a member of our familia. And just like family, we’re here when you need us. We love to say, #SHPEforLife!

Resume Building

Involvement in your local chapter looks great on your resume. Your dedication to enhancing your career through a professional association and a commitment to giving back to the community is truly an impressive indication of character to both current and future employers.


Shaping the future of STEM by mentoring and supporting younger members doesn’t just do good, it feels good! Giving back improves your own career outlook and professional fulfillment.

Skill Development

Chapter involvement allows you to build and hone skills you may not be developing in your current industry or at your current employer. Whether it’s event planning, program execution, mentorship, or public speaking, your professional and personal development will certainly benefit.

Career Advancement

SHPE’s Career Center [link] is the leading online career hub and job board for Hispanic STEM professionals, serving more than 36,000 members. It’s where candidates go to find the right jobs and where employers go to find highly-qualified STEM talent. Start your career or explore a career change anytime, anywhere.

Wherever you are in the country, there’s probably a SHPE chapter nearby. Hundreds of cites, companies, government agencies, and organizations already have SHPE chapters. And if your city or organization hasn’t established a chapter yet, we’ll help you get one off the ground.

Click here to find your SHPE Professional Chapter.

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Get started!

Tap into your entrepreneurial spirit and become the founding member of a SHPE chapter at your organization. You’ll be able to say it was your idea, and what a way to make your resume look good!