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Types of Membership

SEG offers several types of individual memberships that are specially designed for each phase in your geophysics career. There’s also an option for Corporate Membership. The eligibility requirements below will direct you to the membership type that’s right for you.

Eligibility Requirements

SEG Membership Options

Active

Associate

Student

Junior

Corporate

Share the purpose and objectives of the Society

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Actively engaged, either now or recently, in practicing or teaching geophysics or a related scientific field (such as but not limited to physics, mathematics, engineering, or geology)

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Eight (8) years of educational* and/or full-time professional experience reflecting professional maturity in geophysics or a related field such as physics, mathematics, engineering or geology

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Self-certify that you meet all eligibility requirements

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Actively interested in geophysics

 

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Currently enrolled or enrolled within the last 6 months

 

 

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Enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student in good standing

 

 

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Enrolled at a recognized university or college

 

 

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Pre-university student

 

 

 

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Demonstrated ability and interest in the geosciences through enrollment in an advanced-level secondary education geosciences course or a non-credit earth science course offered by a recognized university or college (also includes programs offered by science centers, community-based organization ,and  the Scouts movement, particularly those who have earned the natural science merit badge, specifically in geology or other informal educational institutions)

 

 

 

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Formal recommendation for admittance into the Society from a teacher, mentor or a professional geoscientist

 

 

 

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Corporation or organization that must be actively engaged in geophysical exploration, geophysical research, or a related field, or in furnishing services or products used in geophysical exploration or research

 

 

 

 

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Actively interested in supporting the objectives of the Society

 

 

 

 

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Provide services and products that are demonstrably based on accepted principles of the physical sciences

 

 

 

 

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* Experience equivalency for the highest degree earned:

  • Bachelor’s Degree = 4 years
  • Master’s Degree = 5 years
  • Doctorate = 7 years

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists is incorporated in the United States of America and must abide by all laws regarding sanctions. For this reason, citizens of the U.S. sanctioned countries are not eligible for membership in SEG. To see a current listing of sanctioned countries visit: http://www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/programs

If you would like to view more about SEG’s OFAC Policy, please click on the following link:
Active OFAC Policy
Associate OFAC Policy
Student OFAC Policy