Grade: Professional Member
Your membership number: 995121291
Membership of the professional body for our industry can transform your career with networking opportunities, certifications, and access to cutting-edge thinking.
Most importantly, the professional recognition that comes with membership is proof of your commitment to the highest standards and is unique to BCS. Using MBCS after your name symbolises that dedication.
Our 60,000 strong global community, from students to Fellows, is ready to support you, through speaking opportunities, sharing advice and helping you make the right connections.
Throughout the year we'll send you regular updates on the latest career tools, brief you on what's happening in the industry and on our wider work to advance the role of computing in Society.
You can get involved at local level, or join Specialist Groups ranging from Software Testing to Green IT.
Your expertise can also help BCS’ engagement with policy influencers. We're listened to by people who matter from government to the media, on issues like education and skills, trust in tech and ethical challenges like digital poverty.
I'm also proud that BCS takes a lead role in promoting diversity and inclusion, as exemplified by our partnership with Coding Black Females.
IT and tech will power the world’s recovery from the global pandemic; BCS members, who are professional, highly competent and ethical will be in demand and trusted to shape the future.
I'm looking forward to working with you.
Rashik Parmar MBE FBCS, Group CEO
My main reasoning to join BCS was to increase my visibility within the community and to benefit from the advice and experience of other members
Ash Camidge, MBCS
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DEVELOP YOUR BUSINESS AND SOFT SKILLS
Our online career centre, Springboard, can help you develop essential workplace skills. From finessing your managerial skills, gaining second to none negotiating skills to working on your personal resilience.SPRINGBOARD
GET SEARCHING FOR YOUR IDEAL JOB
You can also search for your next career move or find a candidate for a role by making a job posting using our Job Board.
CONDUCT YOUR OWN SKILLS AUDIT
SFIAplus lets you plot your career progression and identify training and development activities to accelerate your journey.
GET AND START GIVING SOME EXPERT ADVICE AND GUIDANCE
Sometimes who you know is just as important as what you know – connect with other members through our mentoring scheme. Mentoring offers priceless support to others who maybe a few steps behind you or even find a mentor yourself.
A mentor can help with career progression, decision making, inter-personal and professional skills. Set up your profile today.CMN.BCS.ORG
GET DISCOUNTS FOR PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL USE
Whether you're looking for a training course to develop your skills, legal advice or insurance to support your business, as a BCS member you'll enjoy exclusive discounts to help you along the way.
AND THAT'S NOT ALL
You also have access to knowledge resources, ebooks and industry reports in MyBCS to help you in your career journey and studies. Take a trip to the BCS Bookshop – now you’re a BCS member you'll enjoy 25% discount across our entire online store.BCS BOOKSHOP
Working together to address issues in your profession and in wider society, you want everyone to have access to IT. You share what you know, uphold standards and conduct yourself professionally and fairly at all times.
You have integrity and show competence, but you know you don’t know everything, that’s why you continuously learn and grow and never take on tasks that you don’t have the skills and resources to complete.
You work with due care and diligence, acting in your client or company's best interests at all times. You take personal and collective responsibility for your actions while maintaining discretion and ethical standards.
As a BCS member, you're an ambassador for the IT industry and use your voice to help promote it positively to the world. You support your IT colleagues and other members in their growth both personally and professionally.
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