The following resources are available to benefit U.S. IEEE members who are unemployed or anticipating an involuntary career transition:

Reduced Dues

If unemployed through involuntary termination and actively seeking employment, or if your income has fallen below certain levels, you can request a 50% reduction in your IEEE and society dues/assessments (including publications).  Contact IEEE Member Services at 1-800-678-IEEE for details.


Bridge the gap between employers with IEEE life, catastrophe health, disability and personal insurance.

IEEE-USA Employment Survey

This report on the IEEE-USA Unemployed Members Survey provides a comprehensive portrait of IEEE’s unemployed U.S. membership and offers insights into the causes — and remedies — for loss of employment among technical professionals.  More info

Consulting & Entrepreneurship

Can you put your skills to work as a self-employed consultant or entrepreneur?  Explore these alternative career paths and network with fellow professionals through IEEE-USA’s Alliance of Consultants Networks and the Entrepreneurs Resources page.

IEEE-USA’s eBooks & Webinars

Choose from a variety of career and employment IEEE-USA’s eBooks and currently archived webinars. New eBooks and Webinars are continually being published and produced to assist members with their careers and employment strategies.

Calculate Your Worth

During your job search you will want to evaluate your worth in the marketplace. Try IEEE-USA’s Salary Service. The Salary Service will provide you with a complete range of full-time income from primary sources being paid to U.S. IEEE members – electrical, electronics or computer engineers and scientists – in specified employment situations.

If you are planning to become a consultant you may be interested in IEEE-USA’s Consultant Fee Survey Report results.