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Volunteer and Paid Engagement Opportunities

With your help, we can continue to advance the mobility profession for the benefit of humanity. Whether you’re interested in serving on a technical or standards committee, volunteering virtually or in person to inspire young learners through SAE’s nationally recognized STEM education programming, authoring a technical paper, or helping to plan a mobility event, there are countless ways to share your time and expertise.

    • Get involved with standards development
    • Inspire and provide guidance to future engineers
    • Connect with industry peers
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Other Ways to Get Involved

60% of fourth graders aren’t proficient in math. SAE’s A World In Motion programs are helping young learners boost confidence, increase test scores, and ignite their potential in STEM. Help inspire the next generation of STEM-fluent innovators by supporting SAE’s education programs and scholarships through the SAE Foundation.




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SAE Mentor Program: Now Available!

We are excited to officially launch a new and improved mentor program. Improvements from the previous program include:

  • Enhanced mentor matches. Input your preferences and you’ll be matched using proprietary MatchIQ® Technology from our vendor, Chronus…or you can choose your own match.
  • Access anytime, anywhere. Convenient Android and iOS mobile apps make it even easier to stay connected with your mentor/mentee.
  • Choose your path. Save time with a guided mentor experience or create your own.

Enroll Today!


    SAE International Honors Myra Blanco as 2021 Contributor of the Year




    SAE International awarded Myra Blanco, Ph.D. with its third annual Contributor of the Year Award. Dr. Blanco, Director of Advancement, Partnerships & Outreach at Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), was recognized for her ongoing commitment to advancing the future of the mobility industry through her involvement with SAE activities. SAE presented the award to Dr. Blanco during a recognition ceremony for the entire 2021 Contributor of the Year class on November 5 as part of a Contributor of the Year celebration in Tucson, Arizona.

     "This year's class of contributors is a testament to the tremendous work our members do, and we are honored to recognize the contributions they have made to not only SAE, but the mobility industry as a whole," said Chris Ciuca, Vice President of Programs at SAE International. "Dr. Blanco is a perfect example of that, and we are proud to present her with this award."

     Dr. Blanco has been an active member of SAE since her undergraduate days at University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, where she joined the student chapter of SAE and worked with a group of other members to build a solar car. Since then, she has developed a passion for diversity, equity and inclusion efforts and has become an advocate for women in STEM, working to develop opportunities and advance initiatives that focus on these principles through her SAE engagement, VTTI and her work with Daimler.

     In 2020, her nomination for the InterRegs Awards was selected as winner, and her support of the Breed and Baranescu Awards has helped to generate awareness while her leadership in submitting nominations for colleagues and peers aids in encouraging others to nominate.

     "I was definitely not expecting it. When you see all the people that were part of the class of 2021, all their accomplishments and all the things they have done to contribute to what SAE is now, I feel very grateful for my place in that class. I'm very honored," Dr. Blanco said.

     Dr. Blanco is one of more than 60,000 SAE volunteers dedicating her time, knowledge, and passion for the betterment of the mobility community through support of SAE activities. Congratulations to the entire 2021 Contributor of Year Class: David Andrea, Mark Boeckmann, Rhonda Brender, Allison Collins, Tim Fornes, Richard Fox, Ritesh Ghimire, Roy Goudy, Robert Ireland, Frederick Kelley, Roy Link, Matthew Meyer, Mike O'Neil, Mark Pope, Seong Rhee, Gregory Saunders, Steve Sayovitz, John Steiner, Kevin Walsh, Barbara Wendling, Steve Woodard, Skitter Yaeger, Mark Zachos, and Chad Zagorski.

     All members of the 2021 Contributor of the Year Class were nominated by SAE International staff based on their wide-ranging volunteer and engagement contributions across the organization.

     

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    In December, we are giving away a $200 Visa Gift Card


     
    All you have to do to enter is Opt in to the Volunteer Pool.  Opt-in here!

    Are you already opted in? You can still enter by updating your profile here.

    Looking to Volunteer? Receive an entry each time you apply to an opportunity this month.

     

     Drawing will be held December 30th at 12:00 PM.

    Resume Clinic and Career Chat December 8 & 9

    1. Post your resume and questions to the public discussion thread to receive advice and comments.

    2. Submit your resume to a private board to receive comments one-on-one.

    3. Register here to join the experts for a live chat via Webex December 8, 1 - 2 pm ET to ask your questions          and hear about their own best practices and
    advice.

    A list of experts and more information can be found here.





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