Good things happen when you get involved with PMI

In a competitive global economy, project managers can’t do it alone. PMI membership gives you the tools and support you need to make your mark on the profession.

What is PMI Membership?

In a word, dedication. PMI membership signifies that you’re serious about your project management career and your professional development. It highlights this dedication to employers, colleagues and stakeholders, giving you an edge in the job market. It also provides you with access to valuable knowledge, networks and resources that help you improve and advance.

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Benefits of Membership

As a PMI member, you’ll gain exclusive access to PMI publications and global standards, plus networking opportunities through and PMI chapters. You’ll grow and develop as a leader through our volunteer opportunities, and you’ll receive discounts on training, events, certification exams and renewals.



Grow your career using our expansive collection of knowledge resources including the PMBOK® Guide, tools and templates.

Community & Volunteer Opportunities

Connect and network with a worldwide community on Share your expertise and earn badges that recognize your contributions. Network locally through your nearest PMI chapter and get involved in volunteer opportunities to serve the profession.

Career Resources & Professional Development

With our flexible and varied professional development offerings and career resources, you can tailor your journey to your unique needs.

Rewards & Discounts

PMI members benefit from discounts and programs that help smooth the road to success.


Informative and insightful membership publications to help you keep up and stay abreast of the latest trends.

Job Board

Looking for your next opportunity? Turn to Career Headquarters — PMI’s premier resource for project management jobs, with benefits like career coaching and résumé writing that are just for members.

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Types of Membership

Whether you’re new to project management or a seasoned veteran, PMI has a membership plan that’s right for you. Check out the membership options we have for practitioners, students and retirees. Group rates are also available.


Our individual membership is open to anyone. If your work involves projects or project management, or you simply want to learn more about them, an individual membership is a terrific solution for you.


PMI memberships aren't just for working project practitioners. If you are enrolled full time in a degree-granting program at a college or university that has U.S. accreditation, or the global equivalent, a PMI student membership may be right for you.


Your enthusiasm for project management doesn't have to end when you stop working. If you have been a PMI member in good standing for five consecutive years and have retired from active employment, you can take advantage of a discounted retiree membership and stay involved with the profession.

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Member Success Stories

PMI Membership has enabled people to start careers, make lifelong friends, advance their career, and continue to explore and develop their passions.

Helen Telford, PMP
“PMI membership has been my testing ground for real solutions to complex work problems.”

Helen Telford, PMP
Director of Telford Ltd
Christchurch, New Zealand
Ashwin Rao, PMP
“All through my career, I have found that being a PMI member is considered to be a must to get into responsible positions. The PMI membership has opened up many doors for me, and has made me much better at my role as VP of Engineering at my current company.”

Ashwin Rao, PMP
VP, Knovation
David Ciriello, PMP, PMI-SP, PgMP
“PMI has given me the knowledge and tools necessary to help my clients in the public sector effectively manage their projects and programs, and this has had a positive impact on the community.”

David Ciriello, PMP, PMI-SP, PgMP
Management Consultant
New York City, United States
Dr. Simon H. Fu, PMP
“The PMI members are like a big family, no matter where I go or visit, I could contact local chapters to see people for sharing or events to learn. This is great way to get involve and benefit from the values.”

Dr. Simon H. Fu, PMP
Assistance Professor, Feng Chia University
Senior Consultant, LF Trading Co.
Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.