An SME Membership is like having a secret super
power (without the secret part)

When you become a member of SME, you join a group of likeminded people who share your values and your aspirations — professionals who are dedicated to giving back to the industry and making the world better through smarter mining practices. We're a place you can belong...and believe in.

We're not only here for you, we'll encourage you to:

  • Participate in our events and information exchanges
  • Network with the best and brighest in the industry
  • Gain recognition for your achievements
  • Share your passion for mining and get inspired

5 Ways You'll Profit From Your SME Membership

The resources provided with your SME membership are so useful and so abundant that you'll find full value in your money in your very first month. Here's what members find most valuable about SME:

#1: Knowledge

You'll benefit from these ongoing subscriptions:

  • Mining Engineering magazine (12 issues per year)
  • Tunneling & Underground Construction magazine (4 issues per year)
  • Mining, Metallurgy, & Exploration (MME) technical journal (6 issues per year)
  • (unlimited online access)

#2: Networking

You'll have an opportunity to:

  • Meet and exchange ideas with today's leaders and tomorrow's rising stars at chapter meetings and national conferences
  • Connect with 13,000 industry professionals through our online network

#3: Recognition

You'll get a chance to:

  • Win awards for your achievements
  • Join and lead committees
  • Publish your research

#4: Career Advancement

You'll gain access to:

  • Hiring managers, great companies, and amazing jobs
  • Our online career center with all kinds of employment opportunities, plus job posting packages if your company is hiring
  • Discounts on courses and certifications to grow your skills and move ahead

#5: Community

You'll get to know:

  • Professionals from every facet of the industry
  • Members from your region and across the globe
  • The most admired leaders and visionaries in mining

You'll be amazed by all of our membership benefits

(Any single resource makes joining worthwhile.)

We've got just the right membership for you

(No matter where you are in your career.)

Dig into a Full-Fledged Membership

(You know a good thing when you see it)

Get started with a free 3-month membership

(You'll like it so much, you'll want to stick around.)

Being an SME Member has positively affected my career in so many ways and at different stages.