Human Resources Mgmt Associations

Why is this Important?

  • Professional Associations are where the industry of the major gather together
  • Many have student chapters you can join while in college
  • Many offer internships, scholarships, and opportunities in the major

Human Resources Mgmt Student Associations


American Payroll Association
We create opportunities and forge a community by providing the education, skills, and resources necessary for payroll professionals to become successful. Visit

The Academy of Human Resources Development
AHRD is a global organization made up of, governed by, and created for the Human Resource Development (HRD) scholarly community of academics and reflective practitioners. Visit

Society for Human Resources Management
Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) is the largest HR organization in the world. The group is dedicated to human resources management and, according to its website, seeks to “serve the needs of HR professionals and advance the professional practice of human resource management.” Visit