Member Savvy

Welcome to Member Savvy! Here are some past issues of our monthly Membership newsletter. Each Member Savvy issue highlights a single benefit, emphasizing the value you receive for your annual dues. It's our goal to share the best of what ASME has to offer, and encourage you to get the most out of your professional society. Enjoy!


March 2016 – ASME-Endorsed Bank of America Financial Products
This month I'd like to tell you about one such benefit – one that supports ASME's vital efforts to foster "solutions that benefit humankind" around the globe while providing you with rewards on the things you purchase every day - the ASME BankAmericard Cash Rewards Visa Signature® credit card.

January 2015 – Why are you an ASME Member?
2014 was a great year for ASME, and 2015 looks to be even more exciting – all because of you, the 140,000+ engineers and engineering students in more than 150 countries around the world who call themselves "Proud ASME Members"! Every member has their own unique reason for joining and renewing their ASME membership – so with that in mind I'd like to ask you to answer a few questions about your experience with ASME.

November 2014 – Conferences - IMECE
ASME held its big fall event, the 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE) in Montreal, Canada from November 16 – 19. As in years past, all the industry professionals, academics, and students took advantage of this unique opportunity to network, share ideas, and learn about the latest technological advances. There were also technical workshops, industry presentations, and keynote and plenary sessions.

November 2014 – Part III: 10 Ways Your ASME Student Membership Can Help You Succeed In School
In the past two issues of Member Savvy, I've shared the first seven of the "10 ways your ASME Student Membership can help you succeed in school." This month, I'm completing the series by sharing three more ways that ASME Membership enhances your educational experience.

October 2014 - Part II: 10 Ways ASME Student Membership Can Help You Succeed in School
Last month, I started our conversation about "10 ways your ASME Student Membership can help you succeed in school." This month, I'm sharing four more ways that ASME Membership enhances your educational experience.

September 2014 - ASME SmartBrief makes you... SMARTER!
ASME SmartBrief is a daily email that provides a snapshot of the latest engineering news, stories and trends from around the world in one easy-to-read newsletter format. Our editorial staff works with SmartBrief to collect and summarize the most interesting engineering stories from the most respected sources, including The Wall Street Journal, MIT Technology Review, UPI, EETimes, and many other leading publications and sources.

September 2014 - 10 Ways Your ASME Student Membership Can Help You Succeed In School
There are many great ways to get involved as an ASME Student Member. Over the next few Member Savvy issues, I will be sharing "10 ways your ASME Student Membership can help you succeed in school." Here are the first three (in no particular order).

July 2014 - There has never been a better time to be an engineer
Over the years we've heard many amazing stories of our Members' engineering feats and accomplishments. This year we're looking to share more of your experiences, and how you get the most value from your ASME membership.

June 2014 - Announcing the New ASME Job Board + Career Center
ASME, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers has launched an all-new Job Board & Career Center! This valuable resource includes the targeted job postings and resources you have come to expect from ASME plus exciting new features and functionalities, making it an even more dynamic and robust benefit than ever before!

March 2014 - ASME-Endorsed Bank of America Financial Products
By using the ASME BankAmericard Cash Rewards™ Visa Signature® credit card, you are not only showing your pride as an ASME member and enjoying cash back rewards, you are participating in a program that helps support ASME – all at no extra cost to you!

February 2014 - The new and improved ASME WorkSmartSM e-Library
The ASME WorkSmartSM e-Library has been reengineered and now has an improved operating platform. Led by a revamped search engine, the new ASME WorkSmart improves the capabilities and user experience by filtering out information, which gives you the answers you need faster and more accurately, without the clutter and additional work.

January 2014 - DEMAND Magazine Completes a Banner Year for New Benefits
From the Publisher: DEMAND brings readers a unique mix of case studies, stories and original reports from contributing authors that are leaders in their fields, adept at combining engineering rigor and practical experience. The premier issue tackles thematic areas in global development such as energy, health and sanitation and includes applications from product design and technical performance to distribution and evaluation modeling.

December 2013 - 7 Keys to Optimizing Your ASME Membership
By taking advantage of these benefits of membership, you get access to more technical information, more people and more career opportunities, allowing you to be wildly successful in your job, or in the classroom.

October 2013 - Volunteer & Make a Difference
There are some benefits that offer the greatest value of all — the personal satisfaction and professional benefits of volunteering and giving back to your profession. ASME offers many ways for you to volunteer and get involved.

July 2013 - ASME's Online Career Content
The new ASME.org has an entire library dedicated to career success, with dozens of original articles written specifically for engineers, technical professionals, and students, covering a variety of relevant subjects across all professional experience levels.

June 2013 - Big Changes @ ASME.org
ASME has launched a new phase of the ASME.org website which is now further enhanced to include exciting new social networking features to give you a more personalized experience based on your professional and engineering interests. Now you have the ability to create a personal profile, comment on articles, network and share with other engineers in ASME's global community and much more.

May 2013 - Technical Content - ASME Journals Program
The ASME Journal Program publishes the highest quality peer-reviewed literature across a variety of disciplines of mechanical engineering. Each of the 26 ASME Journal titles strives to further the progress of science through the sharing of the latest engineering research, and in reading these journals, you'll not only find the seminal milestones in mechanical engineering research but also the latest information on today's cutting-edge discoveries.

April 2013 - Pay it Forward - Be a Mentor and Make a Difference
The ASME Mentoring Program utilizes a web-based platform in partnership with WisdomShareTM, a leader in the field of mentor-mentee relationships. Your interests, expertise and experience will be carefully matched with an ASME Member or Student Member, after which you will be provided with the resources, tools and tips needed to launch and nurture a productive and meaningful relationship together.

March 2013 - ASME Members are PROUD!
As ASME's ambassadors, no one can express the value of membership better than you, our proud and loyal members. For that reason, we've devoted this entire issue of Member Savvy to sharing some of the great responses we receive each and every month from our green "Proud Button!"

February 2013 - ASME SmartBrief, our Newest Member Benefit!
ASME SmartBrief, a daily e-mail newsletter specifically designed for mechanical engineering professionals, is a complimentary member benefit that is specifically aimed at bringing you a quick, two-minute read that will keep you up-to-date with the latest news and trends from around the world and across the profession. News stories are meticulously picked by expert editors and delivered straight to your inbox. ASME SmartBrief even comes equipped with wireless compatibility for mobile readers.

January 2013 - The new and re-imagined ME Magazine
Mechanical Engineering has been refocused with interesting technical content, new authors and perspectives, enhanced interactivity and much more. Mechanical Engineering has always been the go-to publication for the profession, and this exciting redesign positions ME as the essential resource for the next generation of mechanical engineers.

June 2012 - Engineering Competitions
ASME offers a number of competitions for its members, including the I-Show, Student Design Competition, Human Powered Vehicle Challenge, Old Guard Oral Presentation Competition, and ASME Rapid Design Challenge.

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