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Become a member of SHPE-USPTO

SHPE is welcoming, warm, and inclusive. We take great pride in offering affordable memberships for everyone because our goal is more Hispanics thriving in STEM

Comprised of 7 regions hosting professional chapters, and student chapters across the continental U.S. and Puerto Rico, SHPE is the largest Hispanic Engineering and Science organization. Learn about the benefits of being part of this large and prestigious organization, as well as testimonials from members.

The Benefits Are Endless

Our members often chant the phrase, “SHPE for Life.” They say this because they’ve found their community. Their home. Their Familia. You can feel (and hear) the passion at our events—where current and aspiring STEM leaders gather and the energy is undeniable.

All SHPE members receive the following benefits:

  • Discounted registration to national, regional, and local events
  • Access to a nationwide network of industry leaders and peers
  • Access to internships and scholarships
  • Career and professional development
  • Leadership training
  • Competition and award opportunities
  • And more…

How To Join SHPE

We are ready to discuss how to get your membership started with SHPE-USPTO. Contact us at SHPE@USPTO.GOV and tell us about yourself, your Art Unit, your background with SHPE if any, and any other detail that we need to get in touch with you.

Join the Familia! We can’t wait to meet you.

SHPE is the nation’s largest and longest-standing network for Hispanic students and professionals in STEM. Whether you’re just starting to explore your options or already have a successful career, you belong here.  Professional members also have tremendous opportunities to network with colleagues, take on SHPE chapter leadership positions, and give back to their communities through various outreach initiatives.