If you’ve been thinking about joining CNY SHRM, today is the day you can begin making the investment in yourself and your career! CNY SHRM is a 100% Chapter, therefore, each CNY SHRM Member is first a member of National SHRM.  Being a 100% Chapter allows us to provide CNY SHRM Membership to you for FREE! 

One transaction. One profile. Dual membership.

Already a SHRM Member?

Select your state and chapter on the right. Then, follow the steps to start your SHRM Dual Membership.


NOT a SHRM Member?

Select Professional Membership. Follow the steps and make sure to add your chapter when you join or renew.


CNY SHRM is a 100% membership chapter, which means you must also be a member of the national SHRM organization (www.shrm.org). In order to join, you will be required to enter your National SHRM email address for auditing purposes.

SHRM is the largest HR association in the world.  Your membership in SHRM reflects your commitment to the human resource profession and your need for accurate, up-to-date information, educational, and networking resources.

CNY SHRM is your local HR Group dedicated to the Human Resources Profession.  We are nationally and locally recognized as CNY’s Premier Human Resource Organization. As such, we are strategic partners on workforce issues that contribute to CNY’s socioeconomic success. Our 450+ members create a superior circle and network of HR Professionals and developing professionals in the CNY Area.  Our members are people like you that face the same challenges as you – We’re here for support!

One of the things that is most beneficial in joining the local chapter in Central New York is the ability to connect with other members for advice on a particular problem or challenge you are facing.  HR can sometimes be a very lonely profession, but with a network of support, such as a local chapter brings, you can gain help and assistance from folks who may have faced the same situation. 

CNY SHRM includes 650+ HR professionals across CNY who enjoy exclusive Member Benefits.  As a Local CNY SHRM Member, you are eligible to receive exclusive Member Benefits including:

    • Access to Members Only resources on our website, 24/7, 365 days a year to include: 
    • CNY SHRM Directory
    • View available Job Opportunities
    • Legal & Legislative Updates
    • Jobs – Search our Job Board for HR Jobs in the CNY Area
    • “Expand Your Circle” – Networking with local HR Professionals
      •  Exposure to other HR professionals and companies revealing how other organizations handle various HR situations, procedures, policies, etc.
      • Access to a network of professionals and specialists providing HR information that might otherwise be difficult and/or expensive to obtain.
      • Opportunity to develop relationships and contacts in other companies to share information on HR issues.
    • Availability of local professional development opportunities to improve your HR competencies.
    • Access to current best practices to make your organization more efficient, increase employee commitment, and help line managers carry out business strategy.
    • “What’s New with CNY SHRM” - Email updates and Event notifications
    • Special Discounted CNY SHRM Membership Rate to attend events
    • Opportunities to earn HRCI Recertification Credits
    • Exciting programming and special events to include some of today's top management experts and best-selling authors
    • CNY SHRM Membership Directory – Access to our online directory to find and connect with other CNY SHRM Members
    • Development of a reputation and credentials in the HR field through your involvement
    • Opportunity to develop leadership skills by taking on a volunteer leadership role to gain experience, skills, and knowledge by participating on a CNY SHRM Committee.  Get engaged and stay involved!
    • Discount to attend PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation Course and purchase Module Books Set
  • Discount on some sponsorship opportunities at the Member Rate
To learn more about the benefits of CNY SHRM membership, contact us at admin@cnyshrm.org