Professionals In Human Resources Association

Student Chapters

PIHRA is committed to the future of our profession and offers a program to support the college student as they prepare themselves to enter into a career in human resources. By becoming a part of the largest human resources association in Southern California, you will develop relationships today that will make a positive impact on your professional future.

Exclusive Member Benefits

  • Connect with HR Professionals in your area and make the contacts today that will help you find a job tomorrow
  • Learn the latest in HR by attending PIHRA monthly meetings and participating in free monthly webinars
  • Access a variety of HR tools for your school and work assignments, such as sample forms, job descriptions, company policies, and more
  • Develop your leadership skills through the experience of charting an organization on your campus
  • Receive information about PIHRA Foundation Scholarships
  • Save money when you enroll in HR Certification Preparation Courses

Enjoy the opportunity to network with over 3,900 human resources professionals representing all areas of industry within the most economically diverse region in the country. 

 Join today! Professionals pay $150 for a one-year membership; students pay a discounted rate of $30 and receive all the same benefits! Upon graduation, receive a discounted rate for first year of professional membership.


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Chapter

Advisor: Dr. Cheryl Wyrick

PIHRA Inland Valley Board of Directors Student Chapter Liaison:  Cynthia Dewees

"Being involved with PIHRA has given me real life exposure to the Human Resource Management field and plenty of networking opportunities -- something the classrooms can't give me." - Connie Hau, 2013-2014 Student Chapter President  


California State University, Long Beach HRMA Chapter

Advisor:  Rick Opland

PIHRA Long Beach Board of Directors Student Chapter Liaison:  Jon Paul Hernandez


California State University, Dominguez Hills Chapter

Advisor: Dr. You Jin Kim

PIHRA South Bay Board of Directors Student Chapter Liaisons:  Ivana Hazboun and Cynthia Velasco


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