Welcome to Your SAE Student Membership

Get started on your journey to a career in mobility


As a new student member in SAE International, you have made the smart decision to join a community that engages nearly 127,000+ mobility professionals each year—a network of experienced professionals and students just like you.

Think of your SAE student membership as your bridge to success in the real world—offering you tools, programs, networks, connections and professional advice to complement your college coursework and help you lay the groundwork for your career in mobility engineering.


Take advantage of all SAE has to offer, including:

On-campus and Student Opportunities

From competitions to collegiate chapters, there are many convenient ways to get involved in career-building programs right on your college campus.

Collegiate Chapters

Connect with other SAE student members on campus and develop skills like leadership, time management, project management, communications and more, in a student-run and student-elected on-campus environment. Find your chapter or start a new one by contacting Rachel Wetzel.

Industrial Lecture Series

Foster networking and exchange knowledge with practicing engineers by inviting lecturers to your campus for FREE. Educational institutions that have Collegiate Chapters may invite lecturers to their campuses.

Collegiate Design Series

Combine your classroom learning with real-world applications in the SAE Collegiate Design Series, highly regarded technical competitions that help you advance your skills and gain valuable exposure to leading companies.

Publications and Professional Development


From free subscriptions to training courses, there are many ways to enrich your learning.

Momentum Magazine

Gain insight on your career search, the latest membership news, industry information and more in this magazine, exclusively for SAE student members.

Professional Development Training

Benefit from deep discounts on a wide variety of training sessions, including $75/day for classroom seminars and $25 for online training. As an SAE Student Member, you also have access to five free professional development courses:

SAE Events

Get discounted registration to most SAE events and even steeper discounts to SAE’s industry flagship events such as AeroTech, WCX and COMVEC, often including a Member Lounge or other opportunities where you can connect with the SAE Membership team and enjoy refreshments, giveaways, members-only incentives and more.

Networking and Career Connections


From SAE’s exclusive online member community to our virtual Career Center, there are abundant opportunities to build your network.

Member Connection

Join the conversation with seasoned experts and students alike in SAE’s exclusive online member forum, Member Connection, where you can take part in active discussions on technical topics, share ideas and devise solutions to shared challenges.

Mentor Community

Network and meet with seasoned industry experts who can help guide you on your career journey. Enroll as a mentee now.

Career Center

Get a jumpstart with seven-day advance notice to open jobs and internships.




Invest in your future by becoming an SAE professional member. And, as a benefit of being a student member, you will get an SAE professional membership for FREE when you graduate from your college or university. Once you transfer to a professional membership for your first year, you’ll continue to save on your membership for the next three years at the following discounted rates:

  • Second year of Professional Membership: $50 USD
  • Third year of Professional Membership: $70 USD
  • Fourth year of Professional Membership: $95 USD


Contact SAE Customer Service
Toll-free: 877-606-7323 (U.S. and Canada)
Phone: 724-776-4970 (Outside U.S. & Canada)
Fax: 724-776-0790
Email: customerservice@sae.org