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1 G r a d u a t e s O f t h e L a s t D e c a d e Student Reception

2 IEEE GOLD Benefits IEEE Publications Networking Technical Societies Members Portal Volunteering Conferences Resources Standards Development Make a connection with your peers and colleagues – a GOLDen opportunity awaits you!

3 Welcome The IEEE Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Phoenix Chapter would like to welcome you to the professional world and inform you on the benefits of staying with or joining IEEE.

4 What is the IEEE? World’s largest technical professional society More than 365,000 members in 150 countries Over 68,000 Student Members Divided geographically into 10 Regions Nearly 1,300 Student Branches 39 Societies and 3 Technical Councils Nearly 1,446 Society Chapters

5 What are the Primary Activities of IEEE? Sponsors or co-sponsors over 300 international conferences300 international conferences Publishes 30% of the world’s literature in electrical & electronics engineering and computer science30% of the world’s literature Offers nearly 1300 active standards & projects under development1300 active standards & projects under development Provides career resources & continuing education opportunitiescareer resources continuing education opportunities More than 1.1 million documents in the IEEE/IEE Electronic library. Visit IEEE XploreIEEE Xplore

6 IEEE Geographic Organization

7 IEEE Organization

8 G r a d u a t e s O f t h e L a s t D e c a d e

9 Who is GOLD? GOLD Members: IEEE Members who have earned their first Professional Degree within the Past 10 Years Automatic – No need to “apply” Peer Group within the IEEE formed to bridge the transition from student to career professional

10 What does GOLD Do? Events Social Outings (Happy Hours) Company Tours (Flowchips) Volunteer Opportunities (Habitat for Humanity) Lectures (WazMetro Wireless) Professional Development (How Money Works) Participation in eWeek Anything else our members want to do

11 Why IEEE GOLD? Identify with your peer group as young professionals Connect with colleagues in your local area Share experiences Transition from student to professional Take on leadership opportunities Recognition for your involvement Develop skills useful for on-the-job GOLD web site

12 Log in to myIEEE Your personalized gateway to membership: Connect with your local Section Review your IEEE Society memberships & conferences Access IEEE Spectrum, StandardsWire and The Institute Newspaper Manage your personal information and subscriptions Learn about IEEE member benefits And more!

13 Keeping Current One of the most important tools for the young professional is to keep current in your area of expertise. IEEE provides resources to its members : IEEE society publications, conference journals & transactions and electronic databases Local chapter presentations and workshops Local & international workshops and conferences IEEE Society web sites

14 Value of IEEE Membership Your IEEE membership makes a difference - IEEE membership helps support the development, dissemination, and application of science and technology around the world Membership also funds initiatives such as public information and policy efforts, affordable student membership, and the introduction of technology careers to young people worldwide.

15 IEEE Membership Grades IEEE membership IEEE membership is open to professionals and Students with varying levels of academic accomplishment and work experience. Technical and non-technical applicants who would benefit by membership and participation in the IEEE enter as Associate members. Member and Senior Member grades recognize those who have achieved professional proficiency, as demonstrated by degrees received and/or work experience IEEE Fellow grade is reserved for those members with unusual distinction in the profession and is conferred only by invitation of the Board of Directors.

16 Discover the Benefits of IEEE Membership Knowledge Access the world’s best collection of technical information Table of contents and expanded abstracts of more than one million documents Personal subscriptions to IEEE Spectrum, The Institute newspaper and IEEE Potentials Exclusive member subscription rates on journals, magazine and transactions that define the field

17 Discover the Benefits of IEEE Membership Community Membership in the largest technical professional society provides: Opportunities to network at seminars and conferences An email alias with virus scanning and spam protection Affordable insurance programs and financial services

18 Discover the Benefits of IEEE Membership Profession IEEE empowers members to build their career through: The IEEE Job Site IEEE-USA Salary Service (2007) IEEE-USA Consultants Database Educational Partners Program Awards, recognition, and scholarship programs

19 IEEE Conferences IEEE sponsors more than 300 conferences each year, including technical conferences, workshops, professional/careers/technical policy meetings, and standards working group meetings. Conferences are hosted by a range of IEEE groups, including technical societies, sections & chapters, regions, the Standards Association, the Educational Activities Board, and IEEE-USA.technical societiesStandards AssociationEducational Activities BoardIEEE-USA Searchable IEEE conference databaseconference database

20 Networking Gain by peer’s experiences Make new relationships with future mentors Develop relationships with future employers Connect with local activities in Section, GOLD Affinity Group, or Student Branch

21 IEEE Financial Advantage Program Exclusive program, which is designed to help you and your family take control of your financial future, make available a number of quality products with special cost-savings and other value-added benefits that non- IEEE members simply cannot getvalue-added benefits Online tools include: life insurance applications life insurance quotes available credit card applications

22 IEEE Standards Association An international membership organization serving today's industries with a complete portfolio of standards programs. More than15,000 volunteers Expanding international reach through StandardsAsia ™ StandardsAmericas ™ StandardsEurope ™ IEC and IEEE joint branding IEEE Standards AssociationIEEE Standards Association, serving today’s industries with a complete portfolio of standards programs

23 IEEE Publications IEEE publishes more than 100 of the leading journals in computing, telecommunications, power and dozens of other disciplines. IEEE journals and magazines are the most highly cited periodicals in their respective fields. All IEEE periodicals and collections are listed in the IEEE Online Catalog & Store.most highly citedIEEE Online Catalog & Store IEEE's publications bring you the most comprehensive collection in the field, filled with the latest in-depth technical advances taking place today. IEEE Journals and Transactions IEEE Journals and Transactions are peer-reviewed publications concentration on theoretical and experimental papers. IEEE magazines focus on practical applications in research, design and specification. Documents delivered online through IEEE Xplore ® platformIEEE Xplore ®

24 IEEE Spectrum

25 IEEE The Institute

26 IEEE Educational Activities Education partnerships provide distance learning opportunities for members at a discount University program accreditation Faculty development Pre-college in-service Promote engineering and education collaborations to enhance pre-college education in science, mathematics and engineering Educational services, resources, and activities

27 Volunteering in IEEE A major benefit for IEEE members is the ability to shape the IEEE by participating in activities and volunteering. One third of all IEEE members volunteer in one way or another. Organize activities within the local IEEE Section, Society Chapter, or Affinity Group Network with colleagues and peers on social and professional levels Develop leadership skills while learning how to organize and delegate responsibilities Volunteer resources

28 Looking Ahead You are the future IEEE leaders Many employers will pay for technical society membership dues. You just have to ask.

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