Join the IEEE

Joining the IEEE Student Branch

Joining connects you with a network of students, opportunities, and resources at Penn State. Even better, there is no cost! Joining the Student Branch is completely free. Simply fill out the form below and you will be added to the listserv, which for our purposes counts as membership. After joining the listserv, you will receive e-mails notifying you of general meetings, company recruiters events, guest speakers, on and off campus opportunities, social events, and more. The listserve is our primary way to alert members to upcoming events. Stay connected and stay in touch.

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Joining the IEEE Professional Organization

A membership will bring you privileges that only the world's largest technical organization can offer. With over 365,000 members in over 150 countries worldwide, the professional IEEE can be a powerful ally in your career. By joining the professional organization, you will be provided access to professional conferences, global networking opportunities, career development tools, and more. Here are a sample of some of the membership benefits:

IEEE Spectrum

A subscription to the IEEE Spectrum, the "Scientific America" of EE's.

IEEE Societies

Societies for those who have interests in specialized topics. Share them with your fellow nerds!

Microsoft Software

Access to a wide selection of Microsoft software from Microsoft Office to Operating Systems.


Win IEEE scholarships and awards.

IEEE Job Site

Find a job that fits your skills and preferences perfectly with the dedicated IEEE Job Site Databases.

Access to, an internet-based broadcasting network about technology and engineering.

...and many more! Check out the very extensive full list of membership benefits and see which ones appeal to you! If you are ready to apply for membership, the instructions and link for the applications are on the right. There is a $32 annual membership fee.