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Emerging Professional



 
Learn. Engage. Advance.

Emerging Professional Membership


SME Virtual Network
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The SME Virtual Network is internet-driven to empower students and manufacturing professionals with practical exposure to advanced manufacturing and Industry 4.0 across multiple platforms. Members will be engaged through live, web-based workshops, always-on discussion forums and collaborative development on real industry problems.

SME Connect
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Join SME’s internal social media platform to share industry insights with SME members.  
Chapters
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Learn more about your local industry community and build a network of manufacturing professionals.  


National Events
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Discover business changing innovations - An SME event draws out the biggest thinkers and doers in various industries through technical conferences: Aerospace; Additive; Smart Manufacturing; Forming, Fabricating, Welding, Finishing.  
Certification
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Demonstrate your knowledge of manufacturing by earning a certification with SME’s discount.
Lean Certification
Certified Manufacturing Technologist
Certified Manufacturing Engineer
Additive Manufacturing  

 

Dues

This membership level is available to:

  • Recent college and high-school graduates, ages 18-35
  • Not currently enrolled in school
  • Special rate of $45 per year, or a one-time fee of $200 for a five-year membership.

Gift a Membership

Buy a Recent Graduate SME Membership
Professional members can gift a graduating student member with an emerging professional membership.

Contact

If you have any questions, contact SME Membership at 800.733.4763 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern, Monday through Friday.
Or email membership@sme.org.