Young Professional Events

TMS2018 offers a number of activities and events designed to meet the specific needs of young professionals, aged 40 and under, working in the minerals, metals, and materials science and engineering fields.

Meet a Mentor

Date and time to be announced

This popular annual event pairs early-career professionals with more senior members of the society for advice and guidance on professional goals, career paths, and managing work-life balance. This event is free, but advance registration is required.

More information on this event will be available soon.

2018 Technical Division Young Professional Poster Contest

The five technical divisions of TMS will sponsor a poster contest where young professional members will display technical poster presentations. Winning posters will be selected in each division: Extraction & Processing, Functional Materials, Light Metals, Materials Processing & Manufacturing, and Structural Materials.

Submit Abstract
Abstracts due December 15, 2017

Young Professional Committee Meeting

Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Time: 8:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
The mission of the Young Professionals Committee is to create opportunities and provide avenues for young professionals to increase their involvement in The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society. This committee meeting is open to all TMS members, age 40 or younger, who have graduated.

Young Professional Workshop: Preparing a Winning Application Package to Find Your Future Job

Please note: Additional fees/registration required for this event. 

Date: Sunday, March 11, 2018  
Time: 8:30 a.m. to Noon
Location: Phoenix Convention Center

In this three-hour workshop, instructors from a national laboratory, a university, and an industry will share their experiences in obtaining and/or recruiting entry-level positions (postdocs, tenure-track faculty positions, etc.). Learn more about this professional development workshop.