Student Chapter Benefits

You have an interest in aviation as a career.  Join your university or college's AAAE Student Chapter and gain resources that will propel you into a fulfilling career.

  • Interaction with other students with the same interests
  • Participation in airport tours, guest lectures, job fairs, movie nights, and much more
  • Funding to attend conferences or other AAAE Activities
  • Recognition on AAAE Student Chapter webpage
  • Use of AAAE student chapter logo
  • AAAE Annual Conference:
        -Free and discounted registrations to attend*
        -Comprehensive agenda developed exclusively for students
        -Attendance at the Career Exploration Fair
        -One-on-one mentoring with an airport executive
        -Interaction with more than 2,000 industry executives

*The following benefits are available to all AAAE Student Chapters in good standing.  These benefits will be effective March 1 for Student Chapters whose Annual Reports are received no later than February 28th of each academic year.

  • One (1) complimentary registration to the AAAE Annual Conference & Exposition for a Student Chapter Faculty Advisor (transferable only to another Faculty member from the same institution who is also a current dues paying Member of AAAE).
  • Two (2) complimentary individual registrations to the AAAE Annual Conference & Exposition for the Student Chapter to be used at their discretion, [i.e., for the Chapter President and Vice President, or as determined appropriate by the Student Chapter]
  • Six (6) certificates will be made available for each Student Chapter for the year.  The period of eligibility for these certificates is March 1 through February 28 of the following year.  These certificates will be good for 50% off of the lowest registration rate (spouse rate excluded) for the AAAE Annual Conference or any AAAE Domestic Conference.


AAAE Academic Membership

  • Apply for scholarships to help defray the costs of your education
  • Networking opportunities through the AAAE Hub online community and AAAE events
  • Participation in the Mentor Match Program
  • Access to the AAAE Career Center to browse and apply for internships and job opportunities
  • Eligibility for training and professional development by enrolling in the C.M. or ACE programs
  • Opportunity to serve on AAAE Member Committees
  • Access to the online AAAE Membership Directory with more than 10,000 members
  • Periodic educational webinars
  • Discounts on AAAE meeting registrations and other products
  • Opportunities to volunteer at AAAE meetings for discounts or complimentary registration
  • Complimentary subscriptions to AAAE publications
  • Access to AAAE’s extensive resource library