Young Professionals

Young Professional Membership

AIAA has the resources you need to establish yourself as a leader and take your career further. Connect with dedicated mentors committed to your professional growth. Unlock countless opportunities to showcase your research and strengthen your leadership qualities. Access cutting-edge technical content and insights that will position you as a trailblazer in the field. For ambitious professionals like you, AIAA is where your aspirations can take flight. 

Who Qualifies for Young Professional Membership?


AIAA members must either have a science or engineering degree or possess professional qualifications acquired through practical experience in aeronautics or astronautics. Young professional members must be age 35 or under and have never held a professional AIAA membership before. 


Young Professional Member Benefits

For just $67.50 a year (50% off Professional Membership) you’ll get comprehensive access to:


The Latest Industry News

AIAA Daily Launch keeps you up to date on what’s new in the world of aerospace. 

Gravity-Defying Ideas

Check out our visually stunning digital and print membership magazine, Aerospace America, packed with the insights and inspiration you need to fast-track your career.

AIAA Career Center

Climb the career ladder with access to lists of the latest job openings in the aerospace industry. 

Explore Additional Benefits

Expand Your Network
Advance Your Expertise

The Global Aerospace Community
Connect with the community online and discuss the latest happenings in aerospace through AIAA Engage.

Local Meetups
Link up with other young professionals and network with industry leaders in Local Section Events near you.

Volunteering Opportunities
Help shape our industry and grow your leadership skills by volunteering and getting involved in AIAA programs, committees, and events. 

Leadership Development
Explore opportunities to present your technical papers and research through our technical programs.

Potential Candidates & Mentees
Leverage AIAA’s Career Center and Mentor Match program to find a mentor whose experience and expertise aligns with your interests and goals.

Discounts on AIAA Events
Save on AIAA forums and events that provide you with the opportunity to network with your fellow members, industry executives, and other influential aerospace professionals. 

Get great deals on books, journals, standards, and technical papers. 

Online Learning
From live courses to on-demand recordings, the AIAA learning catalog provides invaluable knowledge and solutions that you can put to immediate use.  

Discounted Subscription Rates
Expand your news beyond AIAA with savings on Aviation Week and Space Technology.

POV: You Join AIAA

Your year of success starts here with these exclusive membership opportunities. 


Explore the latest jobs in the aerospace industry. Learn More
Network with young professionals near you. Learn More
Access discounts on continuing education, forums and more. Learn More
So ... you in? Join AIAA or renew your membership today. Get Started

Take Control of Your Career

See how a young professional membership can launch your aerospace career to new heights.