Membership and Community Engagement

From volunteering, to mentoring, to professional development training, there are countless ways to engage with SAE's mobility community. 

Lead the Future of Mobility

Become an SAE Member

Tap into SAE's global network of mobility experts, plus get best pricing on the largest technical mobility engineering library in the world.    

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Volunteer with SAE

Make a real and lasting impact on the mobility industry and your career by volunteering and engaging with the SAE professional mobility engineering community.

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Find Your Community

SAE Local Sections

Connect with SAE Members near you or volunteer to serve as an officer for your Local Section. 

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SAE Connexion+

Join technical discussions and chats, grow your network and find volunteer opportunities in SAE's member and volunteer online community.

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SAE On Campus

Join thousands of SAE Student Members and get involved in the mobility engineering community. 

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SAE by the Numbers

200,000+ engineers, technical experts, and volunteers

450+ technical committees and 350+ subcommittees

47+ Local Sections in the U.S. and around the globe

100+ SAE Collegiate Chapters on university campuses

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Professional Development

Discounts on professional development plus two free on-demand mobility courses. 

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SAE Conferences & Events

Save up to $100 on SAE conferences and events covering critical advancements mobility. 

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Papers, Journals & Books

Have your original work published or review technical papers, journals, and books. 

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"Investing in the future generation has the quickest personal gratification, you can see their excitement and how grateful they are for the time you spend with them. I assisted as a volunteer with Formula SAE competition and seeing the students compete (having been on the other side) was just amazing."

- Mrya Blanco, 2021 Contributor of the Year

Grow Your Career

SAE Mentor Program

Find or become a mentor, connecting with experienced SAE Member peers to share industry insights, career advice, and more. 

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SAE Fellows Distinction

SAE Fellow is a prestigious honor recognizing extraordinary achievements through research, publishimg, innovation, and volunteering. 

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SAE Awards & Recognition

Enhance your professional credentials and be recognized for your contributions to the professional mobility engineering community.

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Career Center

SAE Members get first access to the top jobs and internships in the mobility industry. 

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Membership Options

SAE Professional Membership

  • Access two free professional development courses
  • Discounts on 2,600 peer reviewed technical papers
  • Member only pricing on SAE mobility events
  • Connections with a global network of industry experts
  • Discounts on professional development courses



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SAE Student Membership

  • Network with industry experts at top companies
  • Apply for student member only scholarships and internships
  • Get 1-on-1 career advice with the SAE Mentor Program
  • Access five free professional development courses



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SAE Membership can pay for itself with discounts on business services, insurance, personal benefits, and programs that save you money. 

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“I do this out of passion more than anything. I want young people, diverse candidates to get as excited about the mobility industry as I am. That’s really what keeps me motivated and I’ll continue to volunteer my time.”

Carla Bailo 
President and CEO
Center for Automotive Research


“During my time as an SAE Member, there have been so many amazing people who helped me, mentored me, gave me direction. Now I'm in a position where I can return the favor and give back.”

Dean Case
SAE Member & 2020 Top Contributor of the Year