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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:

  1. Login to existing account or create a new account on www.shpeconnect.org
  2. Not a Registered User Yet? Please enter your email address.
  3. OR Login using your current registered email address and password.
  4. Select Member Type (Select Professional) and add the selection to your shopping cart.
  5. Select Region and Chapter Name (Region: 4, Chapter: United States Patent and Trademark Office) and add to your shopping cart.
  6. View your selections in your shopping cart and proceed to checkout to complete with payment.
  7. Before you purchase, send us an email to confirm your account and other available options (SHPE@USPTO.GOV).
  8. You’re all set!

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.