What is SHRM?

Society of Human Resources Management is the largest Human Resources spreading over to more than 165 countries with more than 285,000 members. They serve the need of HR professionals so they advance in the industry. They make sure to keep HR professionals updated on new laws that might affect HR as well.

Who are we?

VT SHRM is a chapter here at Virginia Tech that helps its members become familiar with the human resources industry before they enter the field so they are better prepared. We meet with professionals in the area who provide pointers and genuine conversations about their personal ongoing experiences. We also attend panels with the local Radford SHRM chapter to better help our understanding of human resources.

Why Join?

  • It’s easy to join our chapter!
  • You’ll have chances to network with HR professionals in the area.
  • For only $40 a year, you’ll get full access to the National SHRM benefits which does include training for HR certifications.
  • Most importantly, being a part of our chapter looks great on a resume!

Key Contacts

Faculty Advisor: Dirk Buengel, Assistant Professor of Practice

Student Point of Contact: Thomas DeAngelus, Management Major, '20 --- HRM Option  (