What are the qualifications to become a member in WICT?

To be eligible for membership, any woman or man must be currently or formerly employed in the cable and telecommunications industry or related industries.

WICT Midwest membership is open to employees of cable television companies, including operators, programmers, and suppliers of equipment and services to the cable television industry.  Whether you are striving to be more effective in your current position or aspiring to take your career to the next level, WICT provides an array of educational programs and services to meet the needs of executives, mid-level professionals, entry-level employees and full-time students.  If you are in-between careers, you may also qualify for WICT’s transitional membership program to help keep you engaged.

We welcome and celebrate diversity in our membership and strive to deliver inclusive programming.

We share the same mission as WICT Global.  WICT Midwest chapter is committed to advancing careers and enriching lives at all levels through personal and professional development opportunities.

 

Benefits of WICT Membership

Your WICT Membership allows you both Global and Chapter activities.

See the WICT Global calendar and offerings here.

WICT Global offers more information here that helps you define your career journey.

Take a look at our WICT Midwest Chapter website and events calendar!

Not sure if the Midwest chapter is the right chapter to join or renew in?

Click here to see a full listing of WICT Chapters and the assigned locations.

Still have questions?

Email membership@wict.org or call WICT Member Services at 202-827-4794.

WICT offers four levels of membership.

Membership dues are based on your career level, providing a more affordable alternative to those just starting out.

EXECUTIVE LEVEL

Members are typically senior management professionals in director-level and higher positions.

Benefits include: At the global level, Executive members are offered exclusive access to a distance-learning program that takes the form of webinars designed expressly for high-level executives.  Locally, chapters hold various live and electronic programs just for executive members.  Also at the local level, these members may vote in chapter elections and can hold chapter board positions.**

REGULAR

Members generally hold mid-level or supervisory positions.

Benefits include: Value-added free webinars, mid-level programs and targeted messaging geared toward your career level, and more.  At the local level, these members may vote in chapter elections and can hold chapter board positions.**

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ENTRY LEVEL

Members occupy non-salaried (hourly) positions with no supervisory or direct budgetary responsibilities and less than two years’ experience in any facet of the cable telecommunications industry.  After two years at this level, Entry level members will automatically be upgraded to Regular level.

Benefits include: Value-added free webinars, entry-level programs and targeted messaging geared toward your career level.  At the local level, these members are not eligible to vote in chapter elections and cannot serve on the chapter board.

STUDENT LEVEL

Members are full-time students currently earning 6 credit hours at graduate level or 12 credit hours at undergraduate level. Students are required to provide current proof of enrollment along with expected year of graduation. Student membership can be renewed for a maximum of 4 years at this level.  After 4 years, students are automatically upgraded to Entry level.

Benefits include: The same benefits as Entry level members, with the added value of opportunities to network and build relationships for future opportunities, student mentoring programs through local chapters, and more.  Student members are not eligible to vote in chapter elections and cannot serve on the chapter board.

**Voting membership levels are important in selecting WICT chapter volunteer leaders and required for serving as a WICT chapter volunteer leader.

Become a member!

New members are welcome to join at anytime, however membership is based on the calendar year (January-December) and not the anniversary of your join date.

To activate a new membership or to renew your membership in WICT Midwest:

              1. Go to www.wict.org using the Chrome browser.
              2. Choose the button for Join Now which will direct you to the Join WICT Now page.
              3. Follow the screens entering in the appropriate information (note that all fields notated with a red asterisk are required).

If you have questions about Membership, please click here to send an e-mail to our Membership Chairs.

Have questions about joining?

Email membership@wict.org or call WICT Member Services at 202-827-4794.

Already a member – don’t forget to renew!

Membership is required yearly (some companies allow for a 2 year renewal, if your company allows this option it will be shown on your renewal.

For the current year, membership starts on November 1 of the prior year, and expires on March 31 of the following year (called grace period).

To renew your membership:

              1. Go to www.wict.org using the Chrome browser.
              2. Choose the button for Login, using your email address, and WICT password.  If you do not recall your WICT password, you will have an option to reset your password.
              3. Once logged in, select the Renew button adn follow the prompts to validate your information.

Questions or if you choose to not renew your membership?

Email membership@wict.org or call WICT Member Services at 202-827-4794.