Recent Graduate Membership 

The TMS Recent Graduate membership program is designed to make TMS membership affordable during the early years of your career, while providing you with all of the benefits and advantages available to a full, professional member of TMS. 
To be eligible for a Recent Graduate membership, you must have graduated from a recognized university with a baccalaureate degree (or higher) in materials science, materials engineering, metallurgy, metallurgical engineering, or another science or engineering discipline related to the field within three years of the date of applying for membership. If applying within one year of your graduation date, membership dues are $0. If applying within 2 or 3 years of your graduation date, membership dues are reduced by 50%. You also must not be eligible for student membership.

Dues 

First Year after Graduation:    $0 
 Second and Third Years
after Graduation:
  $60*


*50% off the annual professional member dues rate of $120

Apply for Membership

To apply for recent graduate membership, please complete and return the membership application PDF. Online application is not available for recent graduate membership. 
 

 
 

Membership Benefits

As a recent graduate, you will have access to all of the same membership benefits as a full professional member of the society:

Read Journals, Publications, and Online Libraries

  • Receive print and electronic subscriptions to JOM, the TMS member journal
  • Access electronic subscriptions to the following TMS journals:​
    • Integrating Materials and Manufacturing Innovation
    • Journal of Electronic Materials
    • Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy
    • Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, B, and E
  • Read electronic subscriptions to 20 additional journals published by Springer 
  • Purchase discounted print subscriptions to Journal of Electronic Materials and Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A and B 
  • Save with a 20% discount off the list price on TMS books and e-books purchased through Springer, plus 20% off all English language books and e-books published by Springer
  • Access the TMS Member Library and the AIME Digital Library
  • Download the Professional Engineer Exam Study Guide at no cost

Network with Colleagues

  • Join a TMS technical committee
  • Register at the discounted member rate for the TMS Annual Meeting, MS&T, and other select TMS conferences and events
  • Search for colleagues and include your contact information in the online TMS Membership Directory

Access Professional Resources​

  • Consult a regularly updated listing of U.S. government funding opportunities related to minerals, metals, and materials research
  • Save on registration for select professional development events and webinars
  • Receive preferential resume placement in the TMS Career Center
  • Qualified members can participate in ABET Accreditation activities 
  • Members who are registered professional engineers can get involved with TMS Professional Registration activities

Additional Membership Opportunities

  • Purchase a discounted subscription to OneMine, the online global mining and minerals library
  • Purchase affiliate memberships in the Brazilian Metallurgical, Materials and Mining Association (ABM) or the Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining (IOM3
  • Purchase discounted subscriptions to Mining Engineering Magazine and Iron & Steel Technology

Contact Us

We would be happy to assist you in choosing the appropriate membership level and in completing the TMS membership application process. Please contact a TMS membership representative by e-mail or by phone at 1-724-776-9000, ext. 241.

We would be happy to assist you in choosing the appropriate membership level and in completing the TMS membership application process. Please contact a TMS membership representative by e-mail or by phone at 1-724-776-9000, ext. 241.
We would be happy to assist you in choosing the appropriate membership level and in completing the TMS membership application process. Please contact a TMS membership representative by e-mail or by phone at 1-724-776-9000, ext. 241.
We would be happy to assist you in choosing the appropriate membership level and in completing the TMS membership application process. Please contact a TMS membership representative by e-mail or by phone at 1-724-776-9000, ext. 241.