Professional Association and Industry Links
HRM students are encouraged to join one of the many professional associations and industry groups available to them to build internship and career connections. Opportunities for involvement include:
Academy of Human Resource Development
The Academy was formed to encourage the systematic study of human resources development theories, processes and practices.
Equal Employment Advisory Council
The EEAC is a non-profit association made up of more than 315 major companies that are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity.
HRmarketer is a marketing software and services firm for companies targeting human resources management departments.
Human Resources EDU
Human Resources EDU serves as a dedicated resource for aspiring and entry-level HR professionals, as well as current specialists and managers looking to advance to upper-level management and executive leadership positions through graduate studies.
Human Resources IQ
Human Resources IQ, a division of IQPC, is a forum for sharing ideas, best practices and solutions within the business community.
Human Resource Planning Society
HRPS is a non-profit organization that provides current perspectives on complex and challenging human resources and business issues.
Human Resources Research Organization
HumRRO, a non-profit organization that contracts with government agencies, the private sector and professional associations, applies science and technology to enhance human performance.
MMC HR Industry Report
MMC provides customized HR outsourcing and consulting services for employers looking to reduce risks and overhead costs.
National Association of African Americans in Human Resources
A coalition of 17 local organizations of African American human resources professionals throughout the United States.
National Human Resource Association
NHRA is focused on advancing the development and leadership of human resource professionals.
National Labor Relations Board
The NLRB is an independent federal agency created to enforce the National Labor Relations Act.
Recruiters Network is a free association for HR professionals, recruiters and hiring managers.
Society for Human Resource Management
SHRM is a trade association dedicated to the HR profession.
A non-profit organization providing education, conferences and research on global human resources issues including compensation, benefits, work-life and total rewards programs to attract, motivate and retain talented people.