Student Member Benefits

Complimentary subscription to the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS)

BAMS, the official organ of the Society, will keep you abreast of Society activities, services, and benefits. You can read weather-related articles, book reviews, and program announcements and learn about upcoming AMS sponsored or co-sponsored meetings, symposia, and workshops. The BAMS Digital Edition, and iOS App, which include the entire magazine, are available to all individual AMS members.

AMS Community LogoAccess to the AMS Community

The AMS Community is an online platform designed to let you connect and share with other AMS members around the world. Keep up to date with announcements and events, and engage with other members in discussions on topics important to the weather, water, and climate communities.

Mentoring 365 LogoEligibility to enroll as a mentor or mentee

Mentoring365 is a new mentorship program developed to facilitate the sharing of professional knowledge, expertise, skills, insights, and experiences through dialogue and collaborative learning

Complimentary monthly subscription to Physics Today

Physics Today, the flagship publication of The American Institute of Physics (AIP), is the most influential and closely followed physics magazine in the world, informing readers about science and its place in the world with authoritative features, full news coverage and analysis, and fresh perspectives on technological advances and ground-breaking research. AMS Members may choose to receive their subscription to Physics Today digitally or in print.  Visit AIP to learn more about the wide range of benefits and services available to AMS members.


Society journals at greatly reduced subscription rates

Access the latest reports of scientific research and developments as published in the AMS's peer-reviewed journals available in print and online!

Eligibility for undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships

Student travel grants to AMS meetings, and best paper awards at many conferences.

Special member rate for Weatherwise magazine

AMS members can purchase a personal subscription AND an unlimited number of gift subscriptions to Weatherwise magazine at nearly a 50% discount!  Each six-issue subscription to Weatherwise offers a colorful and non-technical look at the latest discoveries in meteorology and climatology. Contact Member Services for details.

Deep discounts on new and classic titles in the collection of AMS Books, where AMS members always receive FREE domestic ground shipping!

Choose from over 50 titles and books in print, including general interest weather books, histories, biographies, and monographs -- plus much more.

Discounted registration fees for AMS annual and specialty meetings

Connect with mentors, peers and future colleagues at AMS meetings and other sponsored events while enjoying deeply discounted meeting registration rates.

Special Member privileges on the AMS Online Career Center

Kick start your career by using the AMS Career Center to manage your search for jobs and internships.

A subscription to AMS News You Can Use

AMS News You Can Use is a members-only, electronic newsletter that highlights topics in meteorology and the related sciences from sources around the world. News You Can Use is your weekly glimpse into how AMS and the sciences are being portrayed in the mainstream media. Archives are also available to search.