Save the Date! Fall Student Days: October 25-29, 2021 (Participate in a Resume Clinic, Chat about Failure, and Photo/Video Contest to Win Prizes!)

What is “Student Days” in Member Connection?

This is an activity that takes place in the NEW Student Community in Member Connection. The student community is a space for students to interact with their peers and discuss technical topics, vehicle competition topics (Baja, Formula, or Aerodesign), exchange ideas around SAE Collegiate Chapters, and more.

October 25 and 26: Resume Clinic
October 27 and 28: Chat with the Expert on the topic of “Failure.” Participate in this chat here. 
October 29: Photo and/or Video Contest (show us your school spirit, your competition pictures, chapter meetings, and more!) For the videos, give us a testimonial of your SAE Student Member experience!*

Resume Clinic Information*

Here are the ways you can participate:

  • Live Resume Session: Monday, October 25 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST with our resume experts…get answers to questions regarding interviews, job searches, and more. Register here
  • Online discussion in the Student Community: Post your resume to the discussion thread to receive a few general comments/tips. You can also ask questions related to job searching, career trajectory, etc.
  • If you want to receive your resume comments privately, submit your resume here.

*Please note, this is not a recruitment activity. 

Chat with the Expert on Failure Information
This is your chance to discuss with your student peers, as well as professionals, how to navigate failure (in particular, this chat will be great for those involved in the SAE vehicle competitions like AeroDesign, Baja, and Formula!) Participate in the chat here. 

Experts include:
@Alba Colon; Hendrick Motorsports;  Director Competition Systems

@Dylan Konop; Mechanical Engineering student, Bradley University, May 2022

More to be announced!

Prizes and How to Win During the Week:

  • 15 $50 digital Amazon giftcards
  • Simply participate! We’ll randomly award 15 lucky participants with a $50 digital Amazon giftcard for participating… 5 for the resume clinic, 5 for the Chat with the Expert, and 5 for the photo contest.
  • Tag a fellow student member for a chance to win an extra $10 giftcard (for each student member that you tag AND that participates, you’ll get a $10 giftcard)
  • SAE baseball hats will also be randomly awarded to participants

Membership Benefits

SAE Student Membership supports your personal and professional growth… AND it can help you land that first job or internship!

  • Connect with the BEST in the industry:
    Get involved in discussions on the latest technical topics, seek advice from mobility industry veterans and build a network of peers on SAE’s Members-only online community, Member Connection
  • Gain exposure to the job market:
    You can’t get a job unless you find one to apply for! Access internships and jobs with the online SAE Career Center (members get seven-day advance notice of new jobs before anyone else)
  • Compete in the SAE Collegiate Design Series: CDS alumni are some of the most sought-after college graduates on the planet—who wouldn’t want to hire you?
  • Serve in Leadership Positions: A great way to show industry leadership on your resume—serve as a Student Officer!
  • Add Awards and Writing Skills to your Resume: Apply for an SAE student award and/or become a student contributor for Momentum and write about student topics! Simply send an email to expressing your interest
  • Industrial Lecture Program: Bring industry speakers to your school to learn about real-world engineering solutions.

Join online today, download a membership application, or renew your membership because you’ll also get:

  • A FREE subscription to Momentum, SAE’s student magazine, a FREE digital subscription to one SAE industry magazine of your choiceAutomotive Engineering, NASA Tech Briefs or SAE Off-Highway Engineering, PLUS a FREE subscription to SAE Update, our members-only digital newsletter
  • Members-only exclusive benefits on a wide variety of different services including student loan refinancing, auto insurance, renters insurance, computer supplies and more!
  • Discounts on SAE publications as well as registration fee discounts for professional development courses and technical conferences like the SAE World Congress (student members attend Congress FREE)