was created in 1996 as a membership program to help students transition to young professionals within the larger IEEE community. IEEE young professionals are automatically added to the GOLD member community as they graduate.
GOLD was created as a membership program for the benefit of young professionals, engineers, scientists and technical experts in order promote engagement with IEEE societies.
IEEE GOLD member benefits and opportunities
Young professionals have a wide variety of member benefits and opportunities available to them through IEEE membership. These highlighted benefits are geared towards the needs and interests of young professionals and revolve around professional growth, community, and technical development.
The GOLDRush Newsletter, published quarterly and sponsored by IEEE GOLD, is your source for information for young professionals.