Join a nationwide network of aspiring designers
If you are a student currently in a design program, select the “student” attribute when you join. This attribute will give you access to invaluable resources and opportunities to help you make the transition from student to professional designer:
- Participate actively in your student group
- Gain exposure by posting your portfolio in the AIGA Member Gallery
- Find jobs and internships in AIGA Design Jobs
- Network and learn at local and national events
- Access exclusive member benefits
AIGA student groups are on more than 200 college campuses across the country, offering students the opportunity to be involved in the local design community, create a community of their own and build leadership skills. You can link yourself to your school’s AIGA student group when you join. Check out the listing of student groups to see if your school has a group. If your university is not currently listed, consider working with a faculty member to start your own group.
Join now to take advantage of all that AIGA membership has to offer.
When you graduate, be sure to select a new attribute, such as “Emerging designer”, so that we can meet your needs most effectively.
When you are a member of AIGA, you are part of a growing network of designers that work together to increase design’s influence and to expand opportunities for designers worldwide. Your AIGA membership is critical to ensuring that your profession is strong, relevant and influential.
AIGA’s 20,000+ members share and promote a professional ethos. Opportunities for networking are plentiful through your local chapter, which offers a wide variety of programs and events locally and nationally. Your membership makes possible the activities of a national organization promoting design’s value on your behalf, and gives you access to professional development and exclusive benefits that can only be provided by an organization with the scale and reach of AIGA.
AIGA’s membership structure is flexible: Whether you’re an established designer wanting to give back to the profession or a design student just beginning your professional journey, you can choose the membership level that fits you best. Belong to AIGA at a level as high as your aspirations!
New membership categories
Effective August 1, 2012, the membership categories are:
With these levels, every designer has an affordable chance to contribute as a member. Join or renew today.
Belong to AIGA!
Learn more about membership, benefits and local activities:
- Find a chapter near you
- Find a student group
- Attend an upcoming event
- Learn more about benefits
- Join or renew as a group
At the Supporter level and above, you can pay for your annual membership in monthly installments. Regardless of the level you select, you can select the convenient “auto-renewal” option so that your membership continues each year without interruption. If one of these billing options is selected, you will be required to maintain your credit card information on file to remain eligible.
We hope you’ll love your membership! It’s the best way to get involved in the local and global design community. Regretfully, Individual memberships are non-transferable and we cannot provide refunds of dues paid when we receive a request for cancellation of membership. To suspend your membership, submit a request in writing.
See the Membership FAQs for more information about setting up your account. Still have questions about membership? Call AIGA National 212 807 1990 or send them an email. Feel free to contact us, your AIGA Raleigh Board members, as well.