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Portland State University:
Human Resource Management Association
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Mission: Promote human resource management education and relationship building at both the university and professional level turning today's HRM students into tomorrow's professionals.

Welcome to the PSU Human Resource Management Association! We are a student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, sponsored by the Portland Human Resource Management Association. PSU HRMA offers undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to expand their knowledge of HRM topics and to begin building a professional network for your future. Our professional network in the Portland area is extensive and comprised of top HR professionals.

We encourage you to attend our weekly meetings to learn more about HRM. Our professional speakers present information on a variety of topics related to human resource management. Join us on Org Sync and Facebook to receive the latest information on upcoming speakers, programs, and networking events. Be sure to check out our upcoming events by visiting our calendar. You may also also use our Contact Form to connect with HRMA officers to learn more about our student chapter. We look forward to seeing you at the PSU Human Resource Management Association!



What's Happening in February?:

Weekly Meetings for Winter quarter are held in SBA 140 from 4:15-5:15 PM. See calendar for details.

HRMA will be hosting this year's NHRMA Student Conference. For those of you who are not sure what that is, please click here for more information. This is a two day event, a Case Competition on the first, and the Conference on the second. HRMA will be in charge of planning and putting on the conference. *Please note: This event will take place of the Fundraiser. We will not have the time or resources to put on both events.

The Basics:

  • What: 2015 NHRMA Student Conference
  • Date: April 17 & 18, 2015
  • Theme: Integrating HR Strategies to Create Powerful Leaders

  • Jan 7th: Officer Meeting
  • Jan 14th: Kick-Off
  • Jan 21st: Speaker - Conflict in the Workplace with Scott Sadler
  • Jan 28th: Speaker - Talent Acquisition/Recruiting Techniques with Earl Meininger
  • Feb 4th: Speaker - PHRMA - Mock Interview Training with Corbett Gordon
  • Feb 11th: Resume Workshop with Stephanie Gillett
  • Feb 18th: VP of Programs Election and NHRMA Conference Planning
  • Feb 25th: Speaker - HR Databases with Eric Wilson
  • March 4th: Elections for 2015-16
  • April 17th/18th: NHRMA Student Conference

  • Topics include:
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Recruiting techniques
  • Employment laws
  • HR Databases
  • Unions
  • Management & HR Working together


  • 2014-15 HRMA Officers
    Congratulations to the newly elected officers! Looking forward to another great year!

  • President - Elizabeth Oropeza-Castro
  • VP of Recruiting - Kiko Zhao
  • VP of Programs - Robert Berger
  • VP of Internal Relations - Malia Stocker
  • VP of External Relations - Pablo Acosta
  • Co-VP of Marketing - Anupriya Singh
  • Co-VP of Marketing - Azahra Keith
  • Treasurer - Brooke Konrad
  • Secretary - Ashley Newman
  • Director of Chapter Information Systems - Alexandra Meneely
  • Director of Visibility - Angelene Green


  • April 24th - 2014 HRMA Annual Fundraiser: "It's a Carnival Out There!"
    Thank you to those who came out to support PSU HRMA. It was a fun and successful night! (Click to see more photos)



    April 4-5th - Portland State's HRMA Wins the SHRM Pacific West Case Competition! (E-Newsletter)



    Street Address:
    University Center Building
    527 SW Hall Street, Room 486H
    Portland, Oregon 97201-5230

    Mailing Address:
    PO Box 751
    Portland, OR 97207-0751

    Email: Contact Form

    Frequently Asked Questions


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