Professional Section and Student Chapter Search

SME Professional Sections and Student Chapters help you connect with like-minded individuals in your area for professional growth and expanded networking opportunities.

  • Search the map to locate a Professional Section or Student Chapter in your area.

  • Use the table below to find the contact information for the officers of your Professional Section or Student Chapter.

  • If you cannot find a Professional Section or Student Chapter in your area and would like to start one, please contact the SME Section Coordinator at sections@smenet.org.

About Professional Sections

Joining a local SME Section can help you connect with like-minded professionals in your area for continued professional growth and expanded networking opportunities.

Search the map above to find your local SME Section.

If you cannot find a Professional Section in your area and would like to start one, please contact the SME Section Coordinator at sections@smenet.org.

About Student Chapters

SME Student Chapters bring students like you together to build a broad-based understanding of the minerals industry and a sense of unity and identity with your peers. Student Chapters also provide a link between school and business, giving you the opportunity to engage in the type of activity necessary for ongoing professional development.

Search the map above to find your local Student Chapter.

If you cannot find a Student Chapter in your area and would like to start one, please contact the SME Student & Education Coordinator at education@smenet.org.

Benefits of SME Membership

In addition to being part of a Student Chapter or Professional Section, you can also be a member of a global organization. Join the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) to increase your access to professional resources, networking opportunities and additional member benefits.

Find out more about how SME can help you advance your career!

Separate fees apply.

Student Chapter Resources

Making it to the next level of your academic career requires the right network. With SME, you will be connected to the top professionals and students in the minerals industry.

Learn more about the resources that are available to SME Student Chapter members.

Get Involved!

And see why SME is the perfect way to make international professional connections.

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