The Association for Computing Machinery is a U.S.-based international learned society for computing. It was founded in 1947 and is the world's largest and most prestigious scientific and educational computing society. ACM is widely recognized as the premier membership organization for computing professionals, delivering resources that advance computing as a science and a profession enable professional development; and promote policies and research that benefit society.
There are many reasons to join ACM. When you become a member, you become a part of the dynamic changes that are transforming our world, by helping to shape the future of computing. ACM provides the tools and resources to help get you there, by advancing your career and enriching your knowledge with life-long learning resources. ACM Professional and Student members enjoy these benefits: Networking Opportunities: A vast network of over 110,000 highly dedicated student and professional peers ACM's Career, Job Centre, where you will find targeted job opportunities and more The opportunity to join one or more of ACM's Special Interest Groups in 37 specialty areas of IT Become a member of computing community through one of hundreds of Professional and Student Chapters worldwide Unique volunteering opportunities to gain hands-on experience and knowledge of the marketplace.
Benefits included in the membership are:
- Complimentary Subscription to Communications.
- Receipt of ACM’s Popular E-Newsletters.
- A full-year electronic subscription to Crossroads, ACM’s Student Magazine.
- ACM Student Quick Takes (SQT) a quarterly email newsletter with each issue highlighting ACM activities, programs, and offerings of interest.