Membership in the Order of the Sword and Shield National Honor Society will immediately set you apart from your peers. I can tell you first hand, after being inducted into the Honor Society in 2012, many doors have opened. When applying to Graduate school at Boston University, the Dean commented to me, "You have a homeland security degree and you are a member of a homeland security honor society?" Needless to say, 3 weeks later, I received my acceptance letter. Dr. Thomas Swenson, FEMA
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The Benefits of Membership
Omicron Sigma Sigma. Our inducted members come from over 120 of the top academic and professional organizations across the United States. With more than 60 active chapters, the Order of the Sword & Shield National Honor Society is the largest and most respected organization representing the Homeland Security, Intelligence, Emergency Management, Cyber and Information Security, and all Protective Security disciplines. We are the only honor society to represent the complete homeland security mission, and have been universally recognized as the leading voice in academic and professional recognition in our emerging sectors.
Giving back to our communities is very important to us. All of our members, chapters, and employees (our entire Society family) are encouraged to volunteer in some form of service-related activity. We are committed to helping local communities prepare for safety and emergency situations by sponsoring events throughout the year.
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Whether you are a student, young professional, or a seasoned industry veteran, we offer many benefits to our inducted membership.
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Let's face it, having the leading national honor society dedicated to homeland security, intelligence, emergency management, cyber and information security, and all protective security disciplines recognize you as an outstanding student or professional says a lot. In today's difficult economy, even outstanding students and professionals could use a little more recognition as added value on their resumes.