What is Connexion+? This is the online discussion forum for SAE Members, both professionals and students. This is where members ask technical questions for discussion and debate.

The SAE Student Community is a discussion forum within Member Connection just for student members to ask questions about your senior projects, get feedback from other teams participating in an SAE Collegiate Design Series competition, or talk about your professional career aspirations. This is also where the Membership Team will occasionally share benefits, awards, and scholarships available to student members.

SAE Mentor Program

Whether you are looking to join the auto, aero, or commercial vehicle industries, SAE International brings together all mobility engineers. Enroll in the SAE Mentor Program and get connected with mobility engineers to learn more on leadership skills, technical knowledge, or other soft skills.

This program is designed to be more personalized to you, such as being matched with another SAE Member based on your preferences and interests (or you can choose your own mentor), as well as a guided mentoring plan with recommended steps and goals.

Your Student Member Benefits

In addition to SAE Connexion+ and the mentor program, you have many other benefits to take advantage of (discounts on technical papers, free (or steeply discounted) SAE event registration, and more.)

Graduating? You’re automatically transferred to a free year of professional membership (part of your student benefits package). For questions, reach out to [email protected]

Chapter Benefits

SAE International Collegiate Chapters provide engineering students with practical exposure to a leading professional engineering society and the framework to start expanding engineering activities on campus without starting from scratch.

Through your school’s participation in SAE Collegiate Chapters and the SAE Collegiate Design Series, you can develop key career skills including: Leadership, organization, communication, teaming project management, conflict resolution, time management, and finance and budgeting.

Email Rachel Wetzel at [email protected] to start your Collegiate Chapter today.

Industrial Lecture Series

The SAE Industrial Lecture Program was built to foster networking and in-depth learning opportunities on college campuses between practicing engineers and SAE faculty and students.

This program provides a unique opportunity for SAE Faculty Advisors and Students to invite an industry lecturer to interact with students and faculty on campus. . Lecturers are available on a first-come, first-served basis and at the lecturer's availability. Complete the application to request an SAE Lecturer to visit and speak at your school.

Please note that this benefit is for SAE Chapters only (chapters and CDS teams are different entities). Don’t have a chapter? Not sure if you have one? Contact Rachel Wetzel for more information.

Not a Student Member? Join today for only $35 and access to the benefits that will accelerate your engineering career