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  1. 1. Serving engineers and the world for over 150 years to build a better quality of life.
  2. 2. Be Part of a Large Community of Civil Engineers. of them. More than 146,000
  3. 3. The Most Important Reason to Join ASCE? <ul><li>Make a difference in your profession by working to increase society’s understanding of the importance of civil engineering. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Benefits <ul><li>Free subscription to Civil Engineering magazine and ASCE News </li></ul><ul><ul><li>C onnect to civil engineering’s latest innovations, remarkable projects and the expertise of your colleagues. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plus, receive reporting on the latest ASCE products and services to ensure that you get the most out of your membership and remain up-to-date on ASCE current events with ASCE’s bi-weekly e-newsletter. </li></ul><ul><li>Sign-up for SmartBrief and receive daily e-mails with top civil engineering news stories from around the world </li></ul>
  5. 5. Benefits <ul><li>Membership in one of our eight (8) specialty Institutes is FREE so you can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work to advance the knowledge and practice of your specific civil engineering specialty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on the technical, educational and professional issues within that area </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Benefits <ul><li>Develop your Career or Business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Post your resume </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post open positions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search our job/resume bank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional resume writing service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hire a Career Coach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mentoring and e-Mentoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Members will benefit from personalized professional guidance from seasoned experts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New online eMentoring to launch </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Benefits Salary Survey – The only real-time, comprehensive engineering salary survey so you can make sure you’re getting paid what you’re worth.
  8. 8. Engineering Income and Salary Survey
  9. 9. Benefits <ul><li>Professional Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ASCE recognizes that continuing education is the hallmark of the civil engineering profession. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use your member discount to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sharpen your technical skills at ASCE sponsored seminars, workshops, webinars and conferences each year </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earn CEUs and PDHs to fulfill mandatory state requirements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare for the P.E. exam with our online P.E. review course </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Benefits <ul><li>Discounts on : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conferences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuing Education </li></ul></ul><ul><li>E-mail forwarding service </li></ul>
  11. 11. What’s in it for Me? <ul><li>ASCE Conferences – Use conference discounts to shake hands with industry colleagues, open doors to new professional opportunities, and exchange ideas with peers at all of ASCE’s conferences, including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ASCE Annual Civil Engineering Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pipelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EWRI Congress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geo-Congress </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Benefits <ul><li>Publications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilize the Civil Engineering Database containing over 100,000 bibliographic and abstracted materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Research Library provides unprecedented access to more than 18,500 full-text papers from published ASCE Journals and Proceedings </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Benefits <ul><li>Continuing Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Take advantage of Member-only prices for 250+ world-class conferences, seminars and workshops </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grow professionally with access to Web seminars, video self-study and other convenient tools offered across the country or tailored on-site to your needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most popular technical seminar & Webinar topics: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wind Loads for Building and Other Structures </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Post-Tensioning Construction and Design </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scope Creep </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intersection Channelization </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Deterioration and Repair of Concrete </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. What’s in it for Me? Volunteer Your Skills with Engineers Without Borders-USA <ul><li>ASCE’s new partnership with EWB-USA gives members the opportunity to volunteer to help developing communities world wide </li></ul>
  15. 15. What’s in it for Me? <ul><li>ASCE members enjoy a significant discount when joining EWB-USA </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in projects partnering with engineering students, professionals, and developing communities nationally and internationally </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with other professionals and students interested in global development and making a difference </li></ul><ul><li>Access downloads, member forums, and project resources available on the EWB Web site at </li></ul><ul><li>Improve the quality of life for developing communities worldwide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting Members - $75 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASCE Members - $40 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Members - $100 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ASCE Members - $60 </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. What’s in it for Me? <ul><li>Control your membership preferences with MyProfile </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Update your address </li></ul><ul><li>Provide education background </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up for ASCE publications </li></ul><ul><li>Customize the material you receive by filling out ASCE’s Personal Interest Inventory </li></ul>
  17. 17. Finding New Members <ul><li>Help ASCE grow! It’s easy… quick… and rewarding! </li></ul>
  18. 18. How to Join ASCE <ul><li>Online at (click on Join/Renew) </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Call 800-548-ASCE (2723) </li></ul>
  19. 19. ASCE Graduated Dues Schedule after Baccalaureate Degree <ul><li>First year $50 </li></ul><ul><li>Second year $80 </li></ul><ul><li>Third year $115 </li></ul><ul><li>Fourth year $155 </li></ul><ul><li>Fifth year and thereafter $205 </li></ul>
  20. 20. Government Relations <ul><li>2009 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure continued ASCE’s </li></ul><ul><li>Stewardship of the nation’s infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><li>ASCE speaks on behalf of civil engineers in Washington and acts as the voice of the profession in the political process. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Government Relations <ul><li>Join the Key Contact Program and send your federal or state representative a message on current civil engineering legislation in six easy clicks. </li></ul><ul><li>Receive the weekly e-mail update, This Week in Washington , that reports on legislative and regulatory issues affecting civil engineering. </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in ASCE’s Advocacy Web site to track how your U.S. Representative and Senators voted on key ASCE bills </li></ul>
  22. 22. ASCE Benefits/Affinity Programs
  23. 23. ASCE Benefits/Affinity Programs <ul><li>Did you know ASCE Affinity Programs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Save you money with great discounts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give you access to special benefits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bring in over $2.5 million of non-dues revenue to the Society – that means each member would have to pay an extra $40 of dues without this income </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Sections & Branches <ul><li>Networking Opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exchange ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build leadership skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create lifelong professional connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earn PDHs through local meeting attendance </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Younger Member Groups (35 & Under) <ul><li>A perfect environment for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developing leadership skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refining Communication skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gaining an appreciation for business skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expanding your network </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stay up-to-date with Younger Member Activities with the quarterly Younger Member Newsletter </li></ul>
  26. 26. Transferable Leadership Skills <ul><li>Work Experience </li></ul><ul><li>staff management </li></ul><ul><li>decision making </li></ul><ul><li>negotiating </li></ul><ul><li>public speaking </li></ul><ul><li>setting priorities </li></ul><ul><li>sales/marketing </li></ul><ul><li>ASCE Experience </li></ul><ul><li>team building </li></ul><ul><li>consensus building </li></ul><ul><li>negotiating </li></ul><ul><li>presentation skills </li></ul><ul><li>fiscal responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>fundraising/membership </li></ul>
  27. 27. Questions? Contact ASCE [email_address] (800) 548-ASCE (2723) (703) 295-6300