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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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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 International Celebrates Top 2021 Contributors and Volunteers

SAE International Recognizes the Most Engaging Individuals Who Support its Mission

WARRENDALE, Pa. (August 19, 2021) – SAE International announces its third annual Contributor of the Year Class, recognizing individuals for their valuable insight and role in advancing the future of the mobility industry through their involvement in SAE activities. Over the years, the members of the 2021 class have displayed ongoing commitment and contributions to the organization and the entire mobility industry.

A Contributor of the Year Celebration is taking place November 4-7, 2021, at the Tanque Verde Ranch in Tucson, Arizona. At the celebration event, a Contributor of the Year will be announced from one of the 25 individuals in the 2021 Top Contributors Class.

“We are honored to recognize our most engaged volunteers and contributors for the Contributor of the Year Class as they are representative of the nearly 60,000 engaged volunteers who dedicate their time, knowledge, and passion for the betterment of the mobility community and the success of our organization,” said Chris Ciuca, vice president of programs at SAE International. “The contributions of this class have allowed SAE to develop world-class content, publish leading technical standards, inspire the minds of future engineers, and serve the needs of students and members worldwide.”

Read the Press Release Now!

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.

PLUS: We are extending the Virtual Mentor Open House (now through September 30!)

Here’s your chance to win gift cards AND a Smart Watch of your choice!

When you share your mentor/mentee experiences with us and/or sign up for the program, you’ll have multiples chances to win:

Check it out Today!


In September, we are giving away an Echo Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) + Blink Mini Camera bundle.


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.


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

As a member of SAE International, you are an important ambassador in helping SAE grow and maintain a strong membership roster. 

Share what you value in your SAE Membership with your professional network and encourage them to join SAE.  When you participate in the Member-Get-a-Member Campaign, you’ll not only help ensure that your colleagues, staff members, and other business associates enjoy the same benefits of membership that you do,  but you’ll also earn yourself a $10 digital Amazon gift card per new member.

The more members you get, the more money in gift cards you earn. Get Started Today!

Join the Chat with the Expert - Women Leading the Commercial Vehicle Industry Sept 30 - Oct 1

Join the next Chat here in Member Connection September 30 - October 1 with @Joan Wills, Executive Director–Cummins Electronics; Cummins Inc. This will be based on Wills' new book, Doing the Heavy Lifting: Insights from Women Leading the Commercial Vehicle Industry (available in January 2022 as an eBook and print book by mid February 2022).

Check in here for more details. ​