Join today.  Start by selecting which membership type is right for you. If you a renewing your membership, please make sure to log into the system to update your current membership. Membership year is January 1 - December 31.

Please Note: $10 from each member fee goes towards the licensure fund
  • Professional Member ($160.00 annually) – Full membership. Practicing Professionals of geology or related field in engineering and science. 

  • Student Member/ International Student Member ($0) – Free membership reserved for full time students

  • Early Career Member ($80.00 annually) - recently graduated student members that would like to continue as a full member. Early Career member rates are available to previous student members for their first three consecutive years as a professional.

  • Affiliate Member ($110 annually) - This member type is available to any person who does not meet the educational requirements for Professional Member but who is interested in furthering the business purpose of the Association.

  • Teacher Member ($40.00 annually) – Are you a K-12 teacher or a professor of geology?  AEG offers educators a reduced member rate in support of the noble work you do for our profession. 

  • International Member ($25.00 USD) - Non US citizens or individuals that live or work outside the USA, which meet the full member criteria.

  • Retired and interested in membership? Contact us about Senior Emeritus and Emeritus membership.

For more information on AEG's membership categories, click here.

In addition to our membership fee, AEG’s Chapters individually collect a nominal annual fee to help supplement their local activities.  Citizens of the United States are typically assigned to one Chapter along with their membership.  A list of each of the Chapters’ fees is provided here: AEG Chapter Fees.

Why should a practicing geologist be part of AEG?

The benefits of AEG membership are many, but the simplest answer is that you can increase your technical and business knowledge, enhance your career opportunities, network with your peers, participate in professionally led fieldtrips, and have fun in the process.  Our members have voiced that AEG is often their leading source for professional networking and obtaining timely, practical information through AEG’s publications and meetings.  Benefits include:


  • Our Annual Meeting provides a great opportunity to meet and network with peers from across the United States and the world.
  • Attend local chapter meetings and field trips to get more involved in YOUR region. 
  • Take advantage of the numerous opportunities for career enhancement through the relationships created at our technical meetings and professional forums. 


  • Environmental & Engineering Geoscience Journal
  • AEG News magazine
  • Directory of the Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists 
  • AEG Annual Program with Abstracts 

 Career Resources

  • Dozens of Chapters throughout the United States and internationally, with local meetings that offer opportunities to learn and network in a casual, professional atmosphere.
  • Participation on our technical and operational committees provides opportunities to enhance business skills associated with project management, delegation, marketing, and strategic planning. 
  • Access to a job listing service tailored to our profession for job seekers.

Professional Development and Continuing Education Units (CEU)

  • Our Annual Meeting offers several days of presentation covering numerous case studies, innovation and latest treads related to our profession.
  • Local and national workshops and professional forums organized based on member needs. 
  • Short courses, field trips, and subject matter expert sessions provide opportunities for AEG members to enhance their professional practice.

Discounts and Cost Savings 

  • AEG members enjoy a discount on special publications, Annual Meeting registration and many of our sponsored technical meetings, short courses, and field courses. 

 For a full list of all the benefits AEG provides, please review our Benefits of Membership Brochure.    

 Have additional questions, were here to help?  Contact us at [email protected].