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In order to join as a Member individuals must meet the following requirements:
- A graduate of a recognized institution with a minimum of 5 years of industry experience with at least 2 years in responsible charge of work.
- An individual who is not a graduate of a recognized institution shall have had not less than 9 years of industry experience with at least 2 years in responsible charge of work.
- Provide 3 references from people who can personally attest to the individual's professional qualifications. The references do not need to be members of SNAME.
Interested individuals who do not meet the requirements to be a Member of SNAME but still want to join can join as Associate Members. Associate Members receive access to the same features of membership as Members, but are not eligible to hold International office. It is not required to provide references, job history or education history to become an associate member. Associate Membership is a great way to take advantage of the features of professional membership while building up your career. Associate members who meet the requirements to be a Member can apply to transition to a Member at any time, free of charge.
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