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Your first step to a successful HR Career!  

Join our Student community! 

HR drives business success and organizations are seeking the value of designated HR Professionals.  

HRPA sets the standards for HR Professionals in Ontario. Through designations such as CHRP, CHRL and CHRE, our members demonstrate the highest levels of ethics, competence, and expertise in HR. 

For Students, we understand the pathway to a successful HR career can be challenging. What should I study? What are the trends? How do I secure a job in HR? How do I become a designated HR Professional? 

Join HRPA’s Student Community Now!

Connect with the best!  The HRPA Student Community is an in-person and online community connecting HR students with passionate HR Professionals.  

Open to all HR students, this group includes exciting events, networking and mentoring throughout the year, designed to support your success! The annual student case competition is a highlight and students can gain valuable leadership experience through volunteering.  

Get Hired! Students members have exclusive access to Canada’s largest HR job board - Hire Authority and enjoy significant savings via HRPA’s member benefit program! 


Become a Designated Professional  

Professional designations certify your HR expertise and adherence to standards and ethics.  

As a student member, you gain the ability to earn the best known HR designation in Canada – the Certified Human Resources Professional designation (CHRP), available exclusively from HRPA. Students also obtain key insights on advanced designations including the Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), and  Certified Human Resources Executive (CHRE)​​, supporting successful career planning. 


​​Listen to what an HRPA student registrant has to say...

Join our Student community! 

HR drives business success and organizations are seeking the value of designated HR Professionals.  

HRPA sets the standards for HR Professionals in Ontario. Through designations such as CHRP, CHRL and CHRE, our members demonstrate the highest levels of ethics, competence, and expertise in HR. 

For Students, we understand the pathway to a successful HR career can be challenging. What should I study? What are the trends? How do I secure a job in HR? How do I become a designated HR Professional? 

Join HRPA’s Student Community Now!

Connect with the best!  The HRPA Student Community is an in-person and online community connecting HR students with passionate HR Professionals.  

Open to all HR students, this group includes exciting events, networking and mentoring throughout the year, designed to support your success! The annual student case competition is a highlight and students can gain valuable leadership experience through volunteering.  

Get Hired! Students members have exclusive access to Canada’s largest HR job board - Hire Authority and enjoy significant savings via HRPA’s member benefit program! 


Become a Designated Professional  

Professional designations certify your HR expertise and adherence to standards and ethics.  

As a student member, you gain the ability to earn the best known HR designation in Canada – the Certified Human Resources Professional designation (CHRP), available exclusively from HRPA. Students also obtain key insights on advanced designations including the Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), and  Certified Human Resources Executive (CHRE)​​, supporting successful career planning. 


​​Listen to what an HRPA student registrant has to say...

The CEO's View of HR
​“HR has a powerful seat at the table, on par with any part of the organization. Our leaders know that their most critical ally in getting things done is their HR partner. People first, marketing second.”​

​Have a question? Please contact Boski Verma, Manager of Student and Volunteer Engagement bverma@hrpa.ca

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