Your development as a safety professional is not the result of a single course or a memorable professor. Rather, it depends on a whole series of decisions you will make about your development in your chosen profession. ASSE membership is one of those decisions.
Eligibility for Student Membership
Enrollment full or part-time, pursuing an undergraduate or advanced degree, in a safety-related degree program from an accredited college or university
Faculty Advisor verification
PLEASE NOTE: Members who have held a student membership for more than seven years may be subject to periodic confirmation of eligibility.
Below are some of the many exclusive benefits available to you as an ASSE member.
Build Your network
Membership offers you the opportunity to build professional relationships with over 37,000 OSH professionals including 3,000 students. You can network online through the ASSE Member Directory, our social media groups and face-to-face with your student section and local chapter.
Expand Your education
Our top ranked member benefit, Professional Safety, is a monthly publication written by practicing OSH professionals and read by industry experts. Students receive the digital edition free of charge and may add a discounted print subscription. Access thousands of articles, checklists, videos, and more in the BOK. You can also enjoy discounted member pricing on the best professional development in OSH including the Professional Development Conference & Exposition and monthly webinars FREE.
Grow Your career
Attend the Future Safety Leadership Conference, a two day event designed to help ASSE student members transition from student life to employment in the OSH profession. Create an account on ASSE's Mentoring Center to connect with OSH professionals and establish mentor relationships that foster professional growth and development. Check out Jobs.ASSE.org to search the job board and post your resume.
Earn a scholarship
Apply for over $275,000 in available grants and scholarships through the ASSE Foundation. Scholarships are available to students pursuing occupational safety, health and environment and closely related degrees both at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Learn from the best
Get a taste of what a career is like in your industry of interest by networking with specialized professionals in 30 practice specialties, branches and common interest groups. Student members receive one FREE Practice Specialty and one FREE Common Interest Group for the duration of their student membership.
Use Member Discounts
Enjoy membership discounts on ASSE publications such as books and standards, industry products through our affinity program and more.
Upon graduation, students are upgraded according to the graduation date provided to ASSE upon joining, to Associate Member status for one year free.
* Please note: Student members are verified through faculty advisers and students who have held a student membership for more than seven years may be subject to periodic confirmation of eligibility.