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1 April 2005 UMBC Introduction to IEEE April 6, 2005 UMBC UMBC Computer Engineering Students Dr. Jeff Friedhoffer Past Baltimore Section Chair

2 April 2005 UMBC IEEE Vision To Advance Global Prosperity By l Fostering Technological Innovation l Promoting IEEE Communities, World-Wide l Enabling Members Careers

3 April 2005 UMBC Primary Activities of IEEE l Sponsors or co-sponsors over 350 international conferences l Publishes 30% of the worlds literature in electrical & electronics engineering and computer science l Offers nearly 900 active industry standards l Provides career resources & continuing education opportunities

4 April 2005 UMBC 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 : l IEEE society publications, conference journals & transactions and electronic databases l Local chapter presentations and workshops l Local & international workshops and conferences l IEEE Society web sites

5 April 2005 UMBC Member Benefits l IEEE Member benefits & services l Personal Copies of Magazines l Online resources l IEEE Spectrum, IEEE Xplore, IEEE Career & Employment Resources, IEEE Job Site, Member Digital Library l Network & exchange information l Local Section & Chapter meetings, technical conferences l Personal benefits l alias l Whats IEEE? l IEEE Financial Advantage l Life Insurance l Looks great on Resume

6 April 2005 UMBC IEEE Educational Activities l Education partnerships provide distance learning opportunities for members at a discount or free l Computer Society l 350 course modules l 300 on line books l University program accreditation l Faculty development l Pre-college in-service l Promote engineering and education collaborations to enhance pre- college education in science, mathematics and engineering l Educational services, resources and activities

7 April 2005 UMBC l A major benefit for IEEE members is the ability to shape the IEEE by participating in activities and volunteering. l One third of all IEEE members volunteer in one way or another. l Organize activities within the local IEEE Student chapter, IEEE Section, Society Chapter, or Affinity Group l Network with colleagues and peers on social and professional levels l Develop leadership skills while learning how to organize and delegate responsibilities l Volunteer resources l Looks Great on Resume Volunteering in IEEE

8 April 2005 UMBC After Graduation IEEE GOLD After Graduation IEEE GOLD * l Identify with your peer group as young professionals l Connect with colleagues in your local area l Share experiences l Transition from student to professional l Take on leadership opportunities l Recognition for your involvement l Develop skills useful for on-the-job * GOLD – Graduate of the Last Decade

9 April 2005 UMBC Networking l Gain by peers experiences l Make new relationships with future mentors l Develop relationships with future employers l Connect with local activities in Section, GOLD Affinity Group, or Student Branch

10 April 2005 UMBC IEEE January 2005 l Over 365,000 members in over 150 countries l almost 40 percent of whom are from outside the United States. l Over 68,000 student members. l Over 27,000 society affiliates. l 307 sections l 1,446 Technical Chapters. l More than 1,300 student branches in 80 countries. l Over 300 student branch chapters. l More than 147 Affinity Groups l 39 societies and 3 technical councils

11 April 2005 UMBC IEEE World Wide January 2005 R8 – 51,640 R10 – 67,280 R7 – 15,187 R ,558 R9 – 12,607 TOTAL – 374,946

12 April 2005 UMBC IEEE Organization Assembly Publication Products & Services IEEE-USAEducational Activities Regions Regional Activities Standards Association Societies Technical Activities ED & Staff Executive Committee Board of Directors MEMBERS SectionsChapters

13 April 2005 UMBC Regional Structure Areas Councils Student Branch Chapters Regional Activities Board Regions Affinity Groups Sections Sub-Sections Student Branches Chapters Student Affinity Groups

14 April 2005 UMBC IEEE Membership by Grade 31 December 2004 Associate 7.2% Member 63.9% Fellow - 1.6% Senior Member 7.3% Student 20.1% 27% Non-Voting 73% Voting

15 April 2005 UMBC IEEE Spectrum

16 April 2005 UMBC IEEE Institute

17 April 2005 UMBC Useful Links l ieee.org l ieee.org/baltimore


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