Young Professional Program

►Become a member today

In order to keep advancing the iron and steel industry, we must continue to support the younger generation. The AIST Foundation created this program to encourage Young Professionals (ages 30 and younger) to join AIST FREE for their first year.

Benefits of Young Professionals Membership

  • Significant membership discount after first FREE year of membership until the member turns 31.

  • ​50% discount at steel’s premier technology event, AISTech.

  • Free attendance to Young Professional receptions.

  • Monthly subscription to Iron & Steel Technology.

  • Access to AIST’s electronic resources like the Digital Library and employment board.

Emerging Leaders Alliance

The Emerging Leaders Alliance (ELA) is a partnership among leading engineering, research and science-based organizations that provides high quality leadership training. The ELA’s mission is to provide an interdisciplinary annual conference for select professionals, promoting the development of great leaders to guide our professions in addressing the needs of people in the 21st century.