The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is an organization that spans the globe in 70 countries and now includes more than 40,000 members, with more than 400 chapters and 30 technical groups. Founded in 1932, the SME continues its mission in serving its members and the international manufacturing community through further advancement in knowledge and professionalism.

Who Can Join?

The SME welcomes students (and non-students) in any sort of manufacturing, engineering, or related field including, but not limited to Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Metallurgical, Materials, and Civil. For students, the cost is twenty dollars ($20.00) per year, and a brief two (2) page application must be filled out.  Student members can take the Technology Certification Exam for an additional $95.

What's In it for me?

If you have any interest in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), machinery, mechanics, computer numerical controlled machining (CNC), and of course manufacturing, then the SME is for you. As a chapter member, you will:

--go on plant tours
--attend regional meetings and meet real-world engineers
--participate in E-Day activities
--being an active member of the SME looks just fine on a job resume
--receive a FREE, informative magazine(s)! Check out this link for the available magazines.

And perhaps most important, as a Chapter member,

--you will "network" with professors and others with similar interests.
What's more, is that while a student member of the SME,
--you will be granted the opportunity to take the certification exam to become a certified Manufacturing Engineer or Technologist for ninety-five dollars ($95). That's much less than those who wait until graduation to take the exam!

....all this for a annual fee of $20.

If you are ready to take advantage of this, go ahead and join! If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us!






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