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The key values of IEEE membership are technical innovation, access to cutting-edge information, networking opportunities, and exclusive member benefits.

IEEE memberships support IEEE's mission to advance technology for humanity and the profession. At the same time, memberships build a platform to introduce technology careers to students around the world.

Join the world's largest technical professional association via an IEEE and/or IEEE Society memberships. Through these memberships, you can stay current in your chosen technology profession, keep in touch with your peers, and invest in your career advancement.

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Senior Membership

Senior Member is the highest grade for which IEEE members can apply. To be eligible for application, candidates must:

  • be engineers, scientists, educators, technical executives, or originators in IEEE-designated fields;
  • have experience reflecting professional maturity;
  • have been in professional practice for at least ten years;
  • show significant performance over a period of at least five of their years in professional practice.

Review complete senior member requirements

Prospective members who would like to apply directly for Senior member grade should join IEEE and then submit the Senior member Application Form as an IEEE member number is required on the senior member application. There is no additional fee to apply for senior member grade.

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