Canadian Institue Of Planners

Shaping our Communities
Sustaining Canada's Future.


Student Membership

Become a student member TODAY!
Enrolled in a Canadian accredited university planning program for the 2019-2020 academic year?
Then, you are eligible for a FREE CIP student membership.

Join CIP directly or through a joint student membership with your Provincial and Territorial Institutes and Associations 
(Please note: joint memberships are not available in Ontario and Quebec).
 

JOIN TODAY!

 
Alberta British Columbia
Manitoba New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia Nunavut
Ontario Prince Edward Island
Quebec Saskatchewan
Yukon  

BENEFITS OF CIP STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

Students enrolled in an accredited university planning program are encouraged to apply for student membership, which provides many benefits that support educational and professional development. 
 
Free for the 2019-2020 academic year, CIP’s student membership benefits include:
  • Free digital subscription to Plan Canada magazine
  • Free registration for CIP's World Town Planning Day Online Conference (Nov 4-8th, 2019)
  • Free subscription to ZoningTrilogy.com
  • Discounted student pricing at CIP’s national conference taking place in Whistler, BC July 7-10 2020
  • Access to job and internship postings
  • Volunteer opportunities with committees, juries, and at the annual conference
  • Eligibility to apply for student grants and bursaries
  • Travel, merchandise, and entertainment discounts through Perkopolis.com
  • Monthly newsletters and special bulletins
  • and much more!

As a member of CIP, you have a voice: Student members, enrolled in an accredited planning program, are entitled to vote at CIP’s Annual General Meetings and special member meetings. There is also a reserved position on the CIP Board of Directors for a student member, ensuring that the opinions of students are always present. CIP committees are also inclusive of students, providing meaningful experience and networking for student volunteers.

NOT IN AN ACCREDITED PLANNING PROGRAM?

Students who are interested in planning, but who are not enrolled in an accredited university planning program or who live outside of Canada, are also encouraged to apply for Public Associate Student Membership in CIP. Benefits of your membership include:
  • Digital subscription to Plan Canada magazine
  • Monthly newsletters and special bulletins
  • Free subscription to ZoningTrilogy.com (value of $99/year)
  • Discounted student pricing for CIP’s national conference  taking place in Whistler, BC July 7-10 2020
  • Free registration for CIP's World Town Planning Day Online Conference (Nov 4-8th, 2019)
  • Access to job and internship postings from employers across Canada
  • Cost-saving programs, including home and auto insurance, travel, and entertainment discounts through Perkopolis.com
  • and much more!
Appy here to become a Public Associate Student member of CIP.