There are thousands of professional organizations you could chose to be a part of. What makes The WICT Network different is our commitment to advancing careers and enriching lives at all levels through personal and professional development opportunities. Our programs and events are grounded in our Touchstones of Leadership. We welcome and celebrate diversity in our membership and strive to deliver inclusive, relevant and valuable programming.
All members get access to unmatched professional development and networking opportunities. You’ll get access to The WICT Network’s Online Learning Library that includes top-rated educational content, webinars, conference sessions and more. As a member, you’ll be connected to a regional chapter (that’s us) where you will connect with industry peers and leaders.
To be eligible for membership, any woman or man must be currently or formerly employed in the cable and telecommunications industry or related industries.
The WICT Network: 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, The WICT Network 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 our transitional membership program to help keep you engaged.
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Membership dues are based on your career level, providing a more affordable entry point for those new to the industry.
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.**
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.**
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.
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.