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Why Join the Society of Human Resource Management Student Club?

Weber State University’s chapter of Society for Human Resource Management, commonly referred to as SHRM, is designed to help students to fully and competitively enter the career field by providing leadership, service, experience, and effective networking with current Human Resource Managers in Northern Utah. This competitive advantage has insured 100% of graduating students a job placement in the career field.

CONTACT US:
wendyfoxkirk@weber.edu
Wattis Business Building

   

$52-73k 
NATIONAL AVERAGE OF SHRM MAJORS

100%
CLUB MEMBER JOB PLACEMENT

$5,000  
NUHRA SCHOLARSHIP AVAIL.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
 

 

DON'T MISS THESE EXCITING EVENTS:

As part of SHRM, students are given the opportunity to exercise leadership skills while participating in and sponsoring luncheons with local Human Resource Managers, service projects (resume reviews, mock interviews, and professional photoshoots for online applications…), and competing in the State SHRM case competitions. Because Weber State University’s chapter of SHRM has been actively involved, it has earned many merit awards (WSU SHRM chapter has received a merit award for 2017).

STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES
 

 

Noor was involved in the Society for Human Resource Management Club (SHRM) as the vice president of programs.   Being engaged in clubs helped her make friends, connect personally with many professors, staff and community professionals as well as build leadership experience, something she used on her resume that was incredibly valuable.  

RESOURCES & ACTIVITIES
 

 

You're not alone!  We have an abundance of resources and activities from scholarships to networking to study abroad to help you achieve your dreams. Check out the resources available:  

  • Scholarships
  • Competitions
  • Networking
  • Mentorships 
  • Job opportunities

 

 

IMPORTANT DATES


Students interested in joining SHRM may attend monthly SHRM meetings which are held on the first Wednesday of every month at 4:30 in room 218 (Wattis Building).  Students may contact Dr. Wendy Fox Kirk

 

JOIN THE CLUB

In order to receive the full benefits of participating with SHRM, students should join the national SHRM organization. There is a small annual fee of $40, payable online at https://www.shrm.org/  This amount will be returned to you in a variety of ways, such as scholarships, free lunches and trainings, and an assortment of discounts (car insurance, shipping, appliances…). There are also scholarships available from NUHRA (Northern Utah Human Resource Association) for Weber State University students that many WSU SRHM members benefit from each year. 

 

 

 


MEET OUR ADVISORS & OFFICERS

CLUB ADVISOR

WENDY FOX KIRK
assistant professor of business administration

Dr. Wendy Fox Kirk is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration in the Goddard School of Business & Economics whose research interests include gender, power, leadership and identity. Her work aims to address issues of disadvantage with a particular focus on women’s careers and the gendered organization. She has published in such journals as the Journal of Strategic Management Studies and Advances in Developing Human Resources, and acts as a consulting editor for the Journal of Education for Business. In addition, she is a board member of the International Leadership Association’s Women’s Leadership Affinity Group, the Utah Women’s Higher Education Network and a Global Ambassador for the Academy of
Management’s Gender, Diversity's Organizations board.

Office: WB 265
Phone: 801.626.6030
Email: wendyfoxkirk@weber.edu


STUDENT OFFICERS

Shane

president

Marshall “Shane” Speck is a junior with a dual major of Human Resource Management and Information Systems & Technology. After working for eight years in HR Technologies, Shane decided to further his career by coming to Weber State University.

 

Bryce

VP communications

Bryce Michelson is currently a Junior at Weber State University. One of the reasons he is passionate about HR is because it has the ability to influence an entire organization for the better. In his spare time, he enjoys playing the piano and violin, reading a good book, or spending time outdoors. Bryce looks forward to working with other SHRM members and serving the students at Weber State University.

  

Chelsea

VP social activities

Chelsea Mockli will graduate with her Bachelors in HRM in April 2018. She currently works in the HR department for Ascent Construction. The two biggest benefits she has received from joining SHRM is having the opportunity to network with HR professionals and receiving the 2017 NUHRA Scholarship. Her interest is in compensation and benefits and hopes to one day become a Compensation and Benefits Manager. In her spare time, she enjoys watching Netflix, eating chocolate chip cookies and snuggling her puppy.