Canadian Institue Of Planners

Shaping our Communities
Sustaining Canada's Future.


Student Membership

Become a student member TODAY!
As we approach our 100th anniversary, CIP is celebrating by offering students enrolled in accredited Canadian planning programs free membership for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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 2018-2019 academic year, CIP’s student membership benefits include:
  • Digital subscription to Plan Canada magazine
  • Monthly newsletters and special bulletins
  • Quarterly updates from the Student Affairs Subcommittee
  • Free subscription to ZoningTrilogy.com (value of $99/year)
  • Preferential pricing for CIP’s national conference
  • Free registration to CIP’s World Town Planning Day webinars
  • CIP-Planning Student Trust Fund's student scholarships and bursary programs (over $30,000 awarded annually)
  • Student Awards for Academic Excellence
  • Eligibility for the student event grant program
  • Access to job and internship postings from employers across Canada
  • Volunteer opportunities with committees, juries, and the annual conference
  • Cost-saving programs, including home and auto insurance, travel, and entertainment discounts through perkopolis.com

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 has also created a new Student Affairs Subcommittee, which will be working on your behalf to help improve services and identify new programs. 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
  • Quarterly updates from the Student Affairs Subcommittee (coming soon)
  • Free subscription to ZoningTrilogy.com (value of $99/year)
  • Preferential pricing for CIP’s national conference
  • Free registration to CIP’s World Town Planning Day webinars
  • 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
Appy here to become a Public Associate Student member of CIP.