Student and Professional Organizations
American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)
American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is a professional organization for airport executives representing thousands of airport management personnel nationwide. The SJSU chapter serves as a stepping stone to the airport industry by undertaking several service activities and aims in providing students with the framework to understand the complexities of the airport management business in today's business environment.
Alpha Eta Rho (AHP)
Alpha Eta Rho (AHP) serves as a liaison between the aviation industry and educational institutions. It is an international professional association for students that have an interest in the field of aviation and who, through AHP, are involved in community service activities.
Vertical Flight Society (VFS)
The Vertical Flight Society (VFS), formerly the American Helicopter Society (AHS) International, is a professional organization for young adults as well as seasoned professionals with careers in vertical flight. Students involved in the SJSU student chapter have a chance to excel in: Vertical Flight Foundation scholarships, national awards programs, and networking for employment.
Based at Reid-Hillview Airport, this Flying 20 flight club is open to all SJSU students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Members have access to three general aviation aircraft at reasonable prices. This is a great way for aviation students to begin their flying journey.
SJSU Precision Flight Team
The SJSU Precision Flight Team is a student organization that takes part in several competitions against teams from other Universities across the country in NIFA (National Intercollegiate Flying Association) and PCIFA (Pacific Coast Intercollegiate Flying Association) competitions.
Women in Aviation (WIA)
The purpose of Women in Aviation (WIA) is to promote relationships with the aviation industry, mentor students seeking aviation-related careers, promote women in the aviation industry, and outreach to younger generations.
Engineering Technology Organizations
Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) create opportunities for students to get involved, network and learn about the most recent developments in the field of technology and applied engineering. Exemplary ATMAE SJSU Chapters provide development opportunities that support student academic and professional growth through the realization of the ATMAE mission.
Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT)
As a premier academic and professional honors group for technology programs in higher education, workforce development programs, and professionals in practice, Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT) has provided honor and distinction to members, institutions, programs, and individuals throughout the world for 80 years. Members reside in every state in the United States and in 49 other nations.
Network Engineering Technology Society (NETS)
The Network Engineering Technology Society (NETS) is a student organization that hope to create an atmosphere and community for students interested in networking, cloud computing, and cybersecurity fields in which they can obtain academic guidance, enhance and develop their technical skills, and establish connections with one another.
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Chapter S192 is the world's leading professional society advancing manufacturing knowledge and influencing more than half a million manufacturing practitioners annually. Through its communities, publications, expositions and professional development resources, SME promotes an increased awareness of manufacturing engineering and keeps manufacturing professionals up to date on leading trends and technologies. Headquartered in Michigan, SME has members in more than 70 countries and represents manufacturing practitioners across the country.