Presentation on theme: "Transition from Student Member to GOLD Member Meera S."— Presentation transcript:
Transition from Student Member to GOLD Member Meera S.
IEEE Student Branch Serves as a platform for students to share their knowledge, ideas, views and concerns Provides an opportunity to network with peers and mentors
What after you graduate ? Is there a similar forum ? Yes ! In the form of IEEE Graduates Of the Last Decade (IEEE GOLD)
IEEE GOLD Offers a similar forum for young engineers in the initial years of their career. A platform to share their views, ideas, experience and concerns Provides an opportunity to network with peers and mentors
IEEE GOLD – How to be a GOLD member ? An IEEE member whose year of graduation falls in the last decade is a GOLD member. The GOLD chapter can be formed as an affinity group of a section Formation of the Chapter and organising activities for the chapter gives more visibility to the GOLD members and more financial support for the parent entity.
IEEE GOLD – A Brief History Formed to address the following Issues Identified Bridge Transition from Student Member to Member To meet the professional needs of Recent Graduate Affinity Group Raise comfort level and involvement of Young Professionals at the local level
IEEE GOLD – How do we make the start ? As Affinity Groups As a local unit of an IEEE entity or standing committee established by petition to the parent entity to fulfill the purposes of the IEEE Require Signatures of at least six (6) IEEE Members, other than Students, who are Members of the Section(s) involved Forms are available on the web http://www. ieee.org/organizations/ rab/scs/forms_petitions/ afform. html
IEEE GOLD – Structures in Place Quick Start Incentive Funding Program Up to $500 available for initiating a GOLD program ($200 Unmatched + $300 Matched) on showing plan of expenditure Forms are available on the web http:// www. ieee. org/organizations/rab/gold/programs. html
IEEE GOLD – Identification and Recruitment SAMIEEE (Section/Society Access to Membership Information) Use SAMIEEE to identify GOLD Members of the Section after applying filters on GOLD Members Create GOLD mailing / e-mail lists Student Branch Members Recruit Graduating Student Branch Members for GOLD
IEEE GOLD – Typical activities of a GOLD group Professional Activities Leadership Training Financial Management Time Management Educational Activities Study Groups – knowledge sharing Mentoring for GOLD members
IEEE GOLD – Typical activities of a GOLD group Tie up with Student Branches Mentoring students Talks at colleges Joint projects And many more at the program resource web site: http:// www. ieee. org/organizations/rab/ gold/ contents. Html Social events like picnics, competitions
IEEE GOLD – Benefits Leadership Benefits GOLD programs – Training grounds for the next generation leaders. Planning, organizing and implementing IEEE activities serve to provide Project Management experience.
IEEE GOLD – Benefits Awards Section GOLD Leadership Award Society GOLD Leadership Award Region Outstanding GOLD Program Outstanding GOLD Program Award
IEEE GOLD – Summary GOLD- oriented programs add value by attracting another group of volunteers into participation GOLD programs can be the training ground for the next generation of IEEE leaders A GOLD group in the Section means more activities and more visibility