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We Invite You to Join Us Why Join a Professional Association? As a student, you are eligible for reduced membership fees. (The information you will learn will be worth ten times what you had to pay to be involved.)

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why join a professional association
Why Join a Professional Association?
  • As a student, you are eligible for reduced membership fees. (The information you will learn will be worth ten times what you had to pay to be involved.)
  • Attending conferences and participating in professional organizations improves your business skills and your professionalism.
  • Membership provides you with a great opportunity to network. This means there are several people out there to help you with your self-development and career advancement.
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Why Join a Professional Association?
  • Attending meetings and conferences give you the opportunity to attend lectures by the foremost experts in your field.
  • Most organizations have a publication devoted to issues and developments in your area that comes free with membership.
  • Associations offer other valuable resources and industry publications in your area.
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Why Join a Professional Association?
  • Future employers appreciate knowing that you are interested in keeping abreast of current issues and developments.
  • Being a member allows you to take advantage of student leadership possibilities that not only help you develop your skills, but also prove useful on a resume.
  • Organizations often provide vendor discounts on products, services and educational programs.
  • Many organizations provide industry advocacy information
why join aitp
Why Join AITP?
  • AITP has been around awhile, since 1952:
    • Access to seasoned professionals
  • AITP has a large and diverse membership
    • CIOs/Executive IT leaders
    • Middle managers
    • Non-management professionals
    • Students majoring in the IT field
  • AITP provides local chapters that provide:
    • Face to face networking
    • Education programs
    • Career opportunities
    • Community involvement
  • AITP offers national and regional resources:
    • Publications
    • Conferences
    • Career Resources
    • Education and training programs
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Why Join AITP?

“Staying involved in a professional society is important for your career”. It is because of involvement in peer groups found in professional societies like AITP and DPMA that helped me get to where I am today”.

Prestigious IT leaders who are Lifetime Members of AITP

Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, Bill Gates, Microsoft Founder, Ross Perot, EDS Founder

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Why Join AITP?
  • Meet People Working in Your Field of Interest
  • Learn About Job or Internship Openings
  • Understand Trends in the Field
  • Polish Your Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Prove Your Future Career Really Matters to You
  • Stay Connected!
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Why Join AITP?

Benefits at all levels – national, region & local:

  • Access to Professional Members - your valuable resource
  • Networking with other IT professionals - learning the business “ropes”
  • Internship Opportunities - from “campus to real world”
  • Special Events - Collegiate Conferences
  • Career Connections - Path your career
  • Peer to Peer Networking - Student Chapters nationwide
  • Leadership Opportunities - Student Leadership Council
  • Scholarships
  • Interim Membership (from student to professional)
invest in yourself

Hone your soft skills

    • Communications
    • Leadership
    • Read, read, read and continue to educate yourself
    • Be a generalist – learn about more than just your career
  • Volunteer
  • Give back to your community
  • Pay it forward to the future generations
  • Guaranteed heartfelt results
  • Join a professional society
    • Make an impact in your profession
    • Great leadership opportunities
    • Great networking opportunities
    • Continuous education
Invest In Yourself
sign up today
Sign Up Today


To start a Student Chapter on Your Campus and become

the next generation of leaders, contact aitp_hq@aitp.org