Professional Development at TMS

Professional development needs are different for different people at different points in their careers. That’s why TMS offers an array of professional development opportunities that delivers information, advice, and career support tailored to the needs of specific member groups within the society.

Professional Development Resources

From courses designed to enhance specific technical or leadership skills, to webinars on focused topics, to mentoring programs, to opportunities to contribute to the professionalism of your field—TMS offers all this and more under the leadership of its Professional Development Committee.

For Young Professionals

Learn about award programs and other career advancement opportunities that provide impactful support to TMS members in the early, most critical stages of their development as professionals and contributors to their fields.

Honors and Awards Programs

TMS confers nearly 70 awards and honors, ranging from student scholarships, to awards recognizing the promise of early career professionals, to pinnacle awards honoring the most accomplished members of the minerals, metals, and materials community. Learn how you can nominate a colleague or be encouraged to strive toward the same—and perhaps an even greater—level of distinction.

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