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SME Members are among the most educated, tenured and successful professionals in the Minerals Industry. As a Member of SME, you have access to more than 15,000 top professionals across 95 countries who can help your career skyrocket.

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Student Membership

Student members enter into their professional careers with valuable connections and knowledge that will prepare them to be successful.  Throughout the year student members will interact with their student chapter and other students worldwide with the Community.  Student members are also able to connect with a global network of professional members who are the technology experts, leaders and educators in the mineral industry conferences.

Becoming a Professional members will connect you with a worldwide network of professionals in the mining and mineral industries. Your membership will allow you to take advantage of exclusive access to material on the SME Website, including Mining Engineering online daily, and the SME Community.  Members enjoy numerous networking opportunity at multiple professional conferences throughout the year. Becoming a member of SME is one of the most import decisions you can make to enhance your career.

Registered Member Application

The Registered Member Program was created in response to members who perform specialized functions relating to reserve consulting and reporting and need to satisfy the overseas requirement as a Competent/Qualified Person (QP) in that they belong to a Recognized Overseas Professional Organization (ROPO). A Registered Member is a scientist, engineer or technologist who is involved in various ways with the discovery, extraction and utilization of minerals, metals and energy sources. The membership includes geologists and other geoscientists, mining engineers and metallurgists, environmentalist, other engineers and other scientists and technologists.