It’s for you! ASHRAE The American Society of Heating, Refrigeratingand Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc.
About ASHRAE? ASHRAE Mission: • To advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world. • ASHRAE Vision: • ASHRAE will be the global leader, the foremost source of technical information, and the primary provider of opportunity for professional sciences of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating.
Why Join ASHRAE? If you are interested in: • Comfort • Environment • Energy conservation • Heating/cooling/refrigeration • Standards • Projects having a direct impact on society • Design of green/innovative thermal systems You will feel at home with ASHRAE!
Other Reasons to Join • Networking – meet industry leaders! • Leadership development – develop leadership potential and enhance your resume! • Access to Publications – receive the monthly ASHRAE Journal and Insights newsletter providing the latest industry cutting edge technology information! Compliment your classroom learning through other great ASHRAE publications as well! • Career assistance – find a job or internship!
Student Membership • Discounts on ASHRAE Books & Publications • Free Annual & Winter Meeting Registration • Career Assistance • Scholarships • Grants • Design Competition • Networking and interaction with industry leaders
Scholarships • Society Scholarships: A list of available scholarships, criteria, and application information is available on our student zone website. • Local Chapter Scholarships: You can look at the student zone website for some local chapter scholarships. You can also contact your local chapter for more information. ASHRAE has a variety of scholarship opportunities. They are:
Grants ASHRAE has two grant programs. They are: • Senior Undergraduate Project Grants: Awarded annually to colleges and universities all over the world participating in senior undergraduate projects. The program is designed to further support undergraduate research. The maximum amount awarded per institution is $5,000. • Grant-in-Aid (graduate students only): A Grant-in-Aid is a grant of funds to a full-time graduate student of ASHRAE-related technologies. They are awarded once a year for use the following year and are in the amount of $10,000. There are 10-25 awards made annually.
Student Design Competition ASHRAE’s Student Design Project Competition is a great way to apply what you are learning in the classroom, work with a team, and win money! There are 3 categories: -HVAC System Selection -System Design -Integrated Sustainable Building Design/Architectural Design • 1st place winning teams win $1500 and one trip to the ASHRAE Winter Meeting! • 2nd and 3rd place winning teams win one trip to the ASHRAE Winter Meeting!
Why Not Join? • All of this for only $16.00? Why not? • It’s so easy, just go online and fill out your electronic or paper application at www.ashrae.org/studentzone - go to the Student Membership & Meetings link! • Become a leader in the HVACR industry and make an impact on society! Contact: Tarra Holman [Society]Assistant Manager of Student ActivitiesPhone: (678) 539-1212Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Marco Ottavino [Society]Assistant Manager of Student ActivitiesPhone: (678) 539-1212Email: email@example.com
TORONTO CHAPTER- Student Activities • Technical Tours • Conferences – Yearly Winter Conference • 2011 – Las Vegas, Nevada • Sporting Events • Social Gatherings • Dinner Meetings • Career Fairs – New for 2011
Monthly Dinner Meetings • Incredible Learning Experience • Fantastic Networking Opportunity • Great Meal for a Low Cost • Awesome Guest Speakers
Why Not Join? • ITS COMPLETELY FREE (Upon Joining Society) • Meet New People • Learn New Things • Participate in Student Activities • Become Part of a Growing Membership • 2008/09 – 15 Students • 2009/10 – 65+ Students • 2010/11 – 100+ Students
Establishing a Branch at Humber • At least 10 Initial Student Members • A Student Branch President • A Faculty Advisor Starting Now Will Ensure Formal Branch Status by 2010/2011 Academic Year
How to Get Involved? • www.TorontoASHRAE.com • Students Link • Download ‘ASHRAE Student Membership Guidelines’ • 1 – Become a Member of Society (www.ASHRAE.org) • 2 – Become a Member of the Toronto Chapter (www.TorontoChapter.com) Start your Future with ASHRAE!!!
For More Information • www.ASHRAE.org • www.TorontoASHRAE.com • Student Activities Chair – Toronto Chapter • Marco.firstname.lastname@example.org • 416-561-8252
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