Student Board Member Programs

ASM, EDFAS, FAS, HTS, IMS, SMST and TSS Seek Student Board Member Programs

 We're looking for Material Advantage student members to provide insights and ideas to the ASM, EDFAS, FAS, HTS, IMS, SMST and TSS Boards!

 

We are pleased to announce the continuation of the successful ASM, EDFAS, FAS, HTS, IMS, SMST and TSS Student Board Member Programs. Each Society values the input and participation of students and is looking for their insights and ideas. 

An opportunity like no other!

  • All expenses to attend board meetings are paid for by the respective Society
  • Take an active role in shaping the future of your professional Society
  •  Actively participate in your professional Society's Board meetings
  •  Gain leadership skills to enhance your career
  •  Add a unique experience to your resume
  •  Represent Material Advantage and speak on behalf of students
  •  Work with leading professionals in the field

 

Application deadline  April 1, 2019.

 

Opportunities

Requirements

• Attend four (4) Board meetings

•August 7-9, 2019
• September 29-October 1, 2019 during MS&T19
• Spring 2020
• Summer 2020

Term begins June 1, 2019

You must be a Material Advantage undergraduate or graduate student member during the 2019-2020 academic year.

• Attend one (1) Board meeting
  Fall 2020
  • Participate in three(3) teleconferences
• Term begins October 2019

You must be a Material Advantage undergraduate student member during the 2019-2020 academic year with an interest in the field of electronic device failure analysis.

• Attend one (1) Board meeting
  Fall 2019
  • Participate in three(3) teleconferences
• Term begins October 2019

You must be a Material Advantage undergraduate student member during the 2019-2020 academic year with an interest in the field of failure analysis.

• Attend two (2) Board meetings
• Fall 2019 during HTS C/E
• Spring 2020
• Participate in two (2) teleconferences
Term begins October 2019

You must be a Material Advantage undergraduate student member during the 2019-2020 academic year with an interest in the field of heat treating or metallurgy/materials science.

• Attend one (1) Board meeting
• Fall 2019
• Participate in monthly teleconferences
 Term begins October 2019

You must be a Material Advantage undergraduate or graduate student member during the 2019-2020 academic year, with an interest in the field of metallography, metallurgy/ materials science.

• Attend one (1) Board meeting in  the USA (Fall 2020)
• Participate in three (3) teleconferences
• Receive a one-year complimentary membership in Material Advantage
Term begins October 2019

You must be an undergraduate or graduate student during the 2019-2020 academic year, studying or researching in an area closely related to the field of shape memory and superelastic technologies.

• Attend one (1) Board meeting in the USA 
• Participate in two (2) teleconferences
• Receive a one-year complimentary membership in Material Advantage
Term begins October 2019

You must be an undergraduate or graduate student during the 2019-2020 academic year, studying or researching in an area closely related to the field of thermal spray technology.

Your application package must include the following:

  1. Online Application Form

  2. Your current resume

  3. Indicate which board you are applying to: ASM, EDFAS, FAS, HTS, IMS, SMST or TSS, select only one

  4. A two-page essay (typed and double spaced) addressing your interest in participating in  the program. Please be sure to address the following points:
     

    • What experiences led to your interest in this program?

    • What qualities, characteristics and skills do you possess that will make you a strong candidate to serve as a student representative to the Board?

    • What do you hope to learn/gain from this program?

  5.  Provide 2-3 letters of recommendation from faculty.

Selected ASM Board participants will be notified by May 1, 2019. Affiliate Society Board participates will be notified by June 30, 2019. Those selected will begin their non-renewal, non-voting term as a Student Board Member according to the schedule above.

To apply, contact Leslie Taylor at leslie.taylor@asminternational.org for a unique nomination link.