Student Membership

MetSoc of CIM supports students who are pursuing careers in the mining, minerals, metallurgy and energy industries at the post-secondary level by offering a FREE CIM Membership.
MetSoc of CIM has designed their student program to offer the student as much room for participation as possible in professional and technical societies. In addition to being a student member of CIM, MetSoc offers local MetSoc University Chapters where you can participate in field trips and activities among your peers.


Top Reasons Why You Should Join

Join over 2,500 students who have already made CIM an asset in their professional lives.

  • Lock into the network – Seek out jobs

Make incredible contacts and learn more first-hand from those in the industry. Use networking opportunities at CIM/MetSoc meetings and career forums in the search for summer jobs, co-op sponsorship or post degree employment.

  • Participate at MetSoc meetings

Enjoy special rates for students at national and regional, technical and business meetings.

  • Acquire and share technical knowledge with the industry

Participate at meetings and use CIM publications to learn from others, share in discussion, present or publish papers.

  • Receive publications

Student membership includes a subscription the monthly CIM Magazine, the annual Directory, the CIM Journal online and special member rates on the purchase of other publications. Students outside of North America receive online subscription of these publications.

  • Appear in the annual CIM directory – the industry’s leading resource

Your name, details and interest area are listed, along with all other members, award winners and CIM officers.

  • Scholarships, bursaries and awards

Access to over $200,000 for eligible students.

  • Enhance your resume 

Your participation at meetings, as a volunteer on committees, in making presentations at meetings to other CIM members, in publishing publications, in obtaining scholarships or awards, will bolster your resume.

  • Demonstrate your interest to potential employers

Join the technical association of choice for people in our resource industries.


Apply at:

For additional information contact:

Brigitte Farah
Manager, Administration & Meeting Planning
The Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM
Tel.: (514) 939-2710, ext. 1329

Upon graduation, student chapter members must advise the membership department at: .


METSOC is a constituent society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM).
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