Students/Early Career

Advance Your Education, Launch Your Career.

With affordable dues and endless opportunities, AMS membership gives you the chance to learn as part of a thriving worldwide weather, water, and climate community.

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Join thousands of other students and professionals at meetings throughout the country and across the globe, from the Annual Meeting to local chapters. We make it easy to connect with others in the field.


Open doors to new opportunities through AMS scholarships and fellowships. Access cutting edge research, with free and discounted subscriptions to top-ranking journals and publications, including complimentary subscriptions to the award-winning Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society Digital Edition and Physics Today.


Let the world know about your work by publishing in our top-ranked journals or books or by presenting at our meetings. Or reach out in person by getting involved in our Education and Policy programs.


Build the career you've always dreamed of. With great networking opportunities, industry-specific job postings, professional development courses, and internationally respected credentials, AMS helps you get ahead while making a difference.

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* Dues rates are prorated for new membership applicants joining the AMS between April 1 and September 30


Student Member

Those enrolled at least half-time at an accredited institution of higher learning.

$20 per year

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Members with Student Privileges

Individuals who have met the qualifications for Members and are enrolled at least half-time at an accredited institution of higher learning. Usually, those who have completed an undergraduate degree and are pursuing a higher degree of education.

$20 per year

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Early Career Members

Former AMS Student members who have graduated and upgrade their membership get five years of discounted dues—less than half the regular membership rate.


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