Student and Professional Organizations
American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)
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)
AHP serves as a liason 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.
American Helicopter Association (AHS) International
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.
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, 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.
Based at Reid-Hillview Airport, this flying 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 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.
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Chapter S192
The SME 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.
Women in Aviation Club (WIA)
The purpose of 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.