As a student or young professional, how can you get involved in your local materials science community?
🔗 Join the MSE professional societies (ASM, TMS, ACerS, AIST)
🔗 Join your local Material Advantage student chapter
🔗 Stay active in online communities (e.g. r/materials on Reddit)
🔗 Get involved with relevant student organizations at your school
🔗 Attend conferences and expand your network
🔗 Get involved in a research lab or makerspace
🔗 If all else fails, create your own community and recruit other MSE enthusiasts!
And feel free to reach out to us if you’re looking to get more involved in the Materials Science and Engineering community. We’re happy to help!
What other ways have you found effective to meet other MSEs and join a greater community? 👇