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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Connect

Join thousands of other students and professionals at meetings throughout the country and across the globe, from the Annual Meeting to local chapters. Find a mentor through the Mentoring365 program. And now, with AMS Community, we make it easier than ever for you to network with established leaders in the field.

Learn

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, Physics Today, and EARTH Magazine and discounted subscriptions to Weatherwise and the Journal of Geoscience Education.

Share

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.

Advance

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.

Find the AMS membership that’s right for you

Student Member

A very affordable, entry-level AMS membership for those enrolled at least half-time at an accredited institution of higher learning, regardless of major or course of study.

  • Enjoy discounted registration fees for AMS Annual Meetings and specialty meetings; as a Student Member, you are also eligible to apply for student travel grants
  • A subscription to AMS’s flagship magazine, the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) in print and enhanced digital form, where you can read weather-related articles, book reviews, and program announcements and learn about upcoming AMS sponsored or cosponsored meetings, symposia, and workshops
  • A subscription to Physics Today, the most influential and closely followed physics magazine in the world, and a digital subscription to EARTH Magazine, the most well-known magazine throughout the geoscience community
  • Access to the AMS Community platform, which allows you to connect and share with other AMS members
  • Greatly reduced subscription rates to our world-class peer-reviewed journals, Weatherwise magazine, and the Journal of Geoscience Education
  • Enjoy deep discounts and free domestic ground shipping on new and classic titles in the AMS Books collection
  • Get a leg up on the competition with priority access to our Online Career Center
  • A subscription to News You Can Use, our weekly, members-only, electronic newsletter that highlights topics in meteorology and the related sciences from sources around the world
  • Enroll in Mentoring365, a new mentorship program developed to facilitate the sharing of professional knowledge, expertise, skills, insights, and experiences through dialogue and collaborative learning
  • Reciprocal memberships with peer organizations, including the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Chinese Meteorological Organizationthe Indian Meteorological Society, and the Royal Meteorological Society

$111 $20 per year

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Member with Student Privileges

A heavily discounted membership for professionals throughout the weather and climate enterprise who have demonstrable professional or scholarly expertise in the atmospheric or related sciences, technologies, applications, or services, whether or not this expertise is a source of livelihood, and are also enrolled at least half-time at an accredited institution of higher learning.

  • Enjoy discounted registration fees for AMS Annual Meetings and specialty meetings; as a Member with Student Priviledges, you are also eligible to apply for student travel grants
  • A subscription to AMS’s flagship magazine, the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) in print and enhanced digital form, where you can read weather-related articles, book reviews, and program announcements and learn about upcoming AMS sponsored or cosponsored meetings, symposia, and workshops
  • A subscription to Physics Today, the most influential and closely followed physics magazine in the world, and a digital subscription to EARTH Magazine, the most well-known magazine throughout the geoscience community
  • Shape the future of the Society by voting in AMS elections
  • Access to the AMS Community platform, which allows you to connect and share with other AMS members
  • Discounted certification application and renewal fees for broadcasters and consultants
  • Greatly reduced subscription rates to our world-class peer-reviewed journals, Weatherwise magazine, and the Journal of Geoscience Education
  • Stay current on emerging research and expand technical knowledge by participating in discounted AMS short courses and workshops
  • Enjoy deep discounts and free domestic ground shipping on new and classic titles in the AMS Books collection
  • Get a leg up on the competition with priority access to our Online Career Center
  • A subscription to News You Can Use, our weekly, members-only, electronic newsletter that highlights topics in meteorology and the related sciences from sources around the world
  • Enroll in Mentoring365, a new mentorship program developed to facilitate the sharing of professional knowledge, expertise, skills, insights, and experiences through dialogue and collaborative learning
  • Reciprocal memberships with peer organizations, including the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Chinese Meteorological Organizationthe Indian Meteorological Society, and the Royal Meteorological Society

$111 $20 per year

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Early Career Member

Former Student Members who have graduated and upgrade their membership are eligible for five years of discounted dues—less than half the regular membership rate.

  • A subscription to AMS’s flagship magazine, the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) in print and enhanced digital form, where you can read weather-related articles, book reviews, and program announcements and learn about upcoming AMS sponsored or cosponsored meetings, symposia, and workshops
  • A subscription to Physics Today, the most influential and closely followed physics magazine in the world, and a digital subscription to EARTH Magazine, the most well-known magazine throughout the geoscience community
  • Shape the future of the Society by voting in AMS elections
  • Access to the AMS Community platform, which allows you to connect and share with other AMS members
  • Greatly reduced subscription rates to our world-class peer-reviewed journals, Weatherwise magazine, and the Journal of Geoscience Education
  • AMS Member registration rate for AMS Annual Meetings and specialty meetings
  • Stay current on emerging research and expand technical knowledge by participating in discounted AMS short courses and workshops
  • Enjoy deep discounts and free domestic ground shipping on new and classic titles in the AMS Books collection
  • Get a leg up on the competition with priority access to our Online Career Center
  • A subscription to News You Can Use, our weekly, members-only, electronic newsletter that highlights topics in meteorology and the related sciences from sources around the world
  • Enroll in Mentoring365, a new mentorship program developed to facilitate the sharing of professional knowledge, expertise, skills, insights, and experiences through dialogue and collaborative learning
  • Reciprocal memberships with peer organizations, including the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, the Chinese Meteorological Organizationthe Indian Meteorological Society, and the Royal Meteorological Society

$111 $55 per year

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