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Student membership

In today’s competitive jobs and business landscape, there are few better ways to stand out from the pack than an IoD student membership.

Your student membership benefits

Your Institute of Directors (IoD) student membership will prove invaluable for anyone interested in business, whether you see yourself as a potential corporate high-flyer, a budding entrepreneur or simply an ambitious student with an eye on the best possible degree. Benefits of student membership at the IoD include the following:

Guru panel

As a student member you will have access to our Guru Panel. This involves expert support from our mentoring group, comprising experienced people in the world of business - entrepreneurs, chairs, chief executives, business leaders, employers, coaches, HR specialists or legal experts. You will be able to communicate directly with them in person and in private.

Regional events

IoD Student Membership gives you member access to the IoD’s Regional event schedule, a dedicated programme of networking opportunities in your area, alongside privileged access to selected events across the UK. You will receive information about events taking place in your area through our monthly e-news or you can visit our events page here.

Internships and work placements

Your IoD student membership gives you access to our placement and internships noticeboard within our online student community. Any exciting internship and work placement opportunities from our director level members can be found within our online student community. 

Student online community

IoD student membership entitles you to be a part of the IoD’s members-only LinkedIn group. This elite network of professionals, entrepreneurs, directors and business leaders is a perfect place to get your name and your business known among key influencers. The network can also be an invaluable sounding board, provoke interesting discussion and provide a great source of feedback.

Director Magazine App

Included in your Student Membership is digital access to Director - Britain’s leading magazine for board-level executives. Packed with lively and informative features, inspirational case studies and interviews and shorter advisory items, it is considered an essential read for company directors and will provide a valuable insight into the latest business issues, challenges and philosophy.


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