Canadian Institue Of Planners

Shaping our Communities
Sustaining Canada's Future.

Student Benefits

Become a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and join the largest network of professional and student planners in Canada.
Grow your Knowledge
Our Professional Learning HUB is complete with recorded webinars on special planning topics that will help any emerging planner grow in their career.  Access these incredible resources from the HUB, on-demand.

Stand out at your next interview by sharing what you’ve learned at one of our many educational planning webinars.

Apply to Exclusive Scholarships & Bursaries
As a student in an accredited planning program, you'll be eligible to apply for scholarships and bursaries offered by the CIP Planning Student Trust Fund (CIP-PSTF).

Connect with Employers
Upload your resume on our Careers in Planning job board and be the first to know of any new planning internships or recent graduate job postings.

Becoming a CIP Student Member will allow you to add a professional membership to your resume and LinkedIn, make you stand out as a candidate for internships or entry-level positions, and give you the opportunity to present at CIP’s national planning conference.

Full list of CIP Perks and Discounts

CIP Resources:
- A subscription to Plan Canada magazine;
- A subscription to, North America’s top resource on all things zoning;
- Access to our planning webinars and educational programming on the Professional Learning HUB;
- Monthly newsletters and special bulletins;
- A Kid's Guide to Building Great Communities.

- Preferential rates for CIP facilitated webinars;
- Preferential rates for CIP's annual national planning conference;
- Discounts on flights & hotel stays with Flight Centre.

Insurance Programs:
- Competitive rates on Professional Liability insurance;
- Competitive rates on Home & Auto Group insurance (The Personal);
- Competitive rates on Term Life & Personal Accident insurance (Manulife).

Join the institute and leverage these perks today!