TMS 2007 Annual Meeting & Exhibition offers students a variety of opportunities to gain technical information, pursue career possibilities, and network with students and professionals in the field.
Are You a Student Member?
Student members may attend the technical sessions, lectures and exhibition at TMS 2007 at no charge. Registration for students who are not members is $25, which includes a free year of membership in 2007 in the Material Advantage Student Program.
Student Attendee Orientation
Date and Time: Sunday, Feb. 25 • 2 to 3 p.m.
This is a great opportunity to get your questions answered about TMS and the different activities taking place and meet other students with similar interests.
Date and Time: Sunday, Feb. 25 • 3:30 to 5 p.m.
This forum will address the many pertinent issues students face today in pursuing a career in the materials field. Representatives from key industries will provide personal insights on preparation strategies, as well as tips on how to develop and foster a rewarding career. The speakers will also address questions from students attending the forum.
Career Tips Session
Date and Time:
Sunday, Feb. 25 • 5 to 6 p.m.
Find out at this session what human resource representatives are looking for when reviewing resumes and interviewing candidates. Plus, get tips to get your resume noticed, get your foot in the door and land that perfect job.
TMS Networking Mixer
Date and Time:
Sunday, Feb. 25 • 9:15 to 11 p.m.
Sponsored by: TMS Member & Student Development Committee
Attend this event and open the door to endless career possibilities. This networking mixer provides a relaxed, casual and fun atmosphere for students, faculty members, and government and industry representatives to make connections and share experiences of professional growth. Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to make the connections you need to succeed. Refreshments (beer*, soft drinks, snacks) and music will be provided.
TMS 2007 Anniversary Materials Bowl
Date and Time: Sunday, Feb. 25 • 8:30 p.m.
New this year! [MORE INFO]
*In accordance with Florida state law, alcoholic beverages will be served only to attendees who are 21 years of age or older; proper photo I.D. with birth date must be presented upon entry.
Donate a Door Prize
Student chapter members are asked to use their creativity and donate school logo items to the cache of items TMS will be donating. The more prizes donated, the better your chances to win! Let TMS know what you plan to donate by e-mailing Chris McKelvey at email@example.com.
Material Advantage Chapter Travel Reimbursement
Each Material Advantage chapter is eligible to receive $500 per calendar year in travel reimbursement for chapter members to attend TMS conferences. The TMS Travel Reimbursement Program form must be submitted with original receipts by March 16, 2007. Mail to: Chris McKelvey, Member Services and Student Affairs Coordinator, TMS, 184 Thorn Hill Road, Warrendale, PA 15086.
Student Chapter Activity Photos
Each chapter is invited to submit up to seven electronic photographs of its activities and a jpeg image of the school logo to be included in a video presentation during the Networking Mixer. E-mail photos and logo by Jan. 15, 2007, to firstname.lastname@example.org and type “Chapter Photos” in the subject line.
TMS 50th Anniversary Materials Bowl
Date and Time:
Sunday, Feb. 25 • 1:30 p.m.
Total winnings: $3,500
Contest registration deadline: November 15 [MORE INFO]
The championship game will take place during the TMS Networking Mixer, which begins at 8 p.m.
TMS Technical Division Student Poster Contest
Date and Time: Monday, Feb. 26 • 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Total winnings: $5,500
Contest registration deadline: December 15
TMS 50th Anniversary Student Essay Contest - New Feature! [MORE INFO]