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Welcome to SHRM Topeka!

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!

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SHRM Topeka Scholarship Program

We offer scholarships of up to $500 to all active chapter members twice a year. Scholarships may be used for college tuition, HR certification preparation courses, continuing education, conferences, seminars or similar educational opportunities. Submit an application by July 15, 2023 to be considered for a summer/fall scholarship! The application can be accessed here.

Membership Referral Program

We are offering a FREE Chapter Meeting for anyone who refers a new member to SHRM Topeka! Contact for more information. 

Upcoming Events

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  • September 20, 2023 to September 22, 2023
    Overland Park Convention Center 6000 College Blvd Overland Park, KS 66211

    Click here for details and registration! 


  • October 19, 2023 - 5:00pm to 8:30pm
    The Foundry Event Center 400 SW 33rd St #2209 Topeka, KS 66611


    DisruptHR is an information exchange designed to energize, inform and empower people in the HR field. Visit...

  • November 9, 2023 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm


    Our November meeting will include a presentation from Kansas Children's Service League along with a celebration of SHRM Topeka's 40th Anniversay and Member...

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