Volunteering with SAE

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Save the Date for Volunteer Recognition Day!
The second annual Volunteer Recognition Day will be Monday, June 24th. Stay tuned for more information.

Participate with SAE: Volunteer and Paid Engagement Opportunities

  • Advance your career or gain career experience
  • Provide inspiration and guidance to the future generation
  • Connect to the engineering community

Getting involved with us will help you maintain sharp skill-sets and build upon skills you already have. It’s a great way to explore new fields and expand your work portfolio in your field. And don’t forget—it’s the perfect way to meet new people who share the same passion as you for bettering their personal development, industry, and our future generation.

Get started today! 

Update your Volunteer Profile
View all of SAE's Volunteer Opportunities
Click here to Opt-In to the Volunteer Pool
Volunteer of the week!
Alberto Carboni is our featured Volunteer of the Week. He has exemplified what it means to be a volunteer by giving of his time in many ways. He has participated in a wide variety of volunteer opportunities. Alberto is currently the RAMS Engineer at MBDA. 

"Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart."  - Elizabeth Andrew

SAE Student/Young Professional Technical Paper Competition

This competition will provide SAE Student Members and Young Professional Members (SAE Members age 34 and younger) with the opportunity to gain exposure and recognition in the mobility field. All approved papers will be published by SAE, but in addition, four winners will be selected by SAE’s Competition Review Panel from the two highest scored student and two highest scored young professional papers. The winners of the competition will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to SAE Innovations in Mobility and the opportunity to present their work alongside other industry experts.

Not only will the winners be given the chance to network with some of the top industry professionals, but all participants with published papers will be able to enhance their resumes with a major industry accomplishment, thereby gaining a competitive edge with potential recruiters.

SAE will be accepting technical paper offers for the following automotive technology areas: Advanced Manufacturing, Advanced Material, Advanced Propulsion, Automated/Autonomous and Connected Vehicles, and  On-demand Mobility

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Engaging with SAE is rewarding!

Each month individuals who opt into the volunteer pool, update their profile or signup for a volunteer opportunity have a chance to win a $50 gift card.  Winners are drawn on the first business day of each month and notified via email.

*winners have 30 days to claim their prize or the prize will be forfeited, and this promotion can end at any time.