What is the Association of Engineers?
The Association of Engineers is the professional body that represents engineers, architects and graduates in technological sciences in Israel. It is a central national body which aims to promote developments in the field of technology, and to advance the professional status of engineers, architects and graduates in technological sciences in Israel.
In order to achieve its goals, the Association operates in the following areas:
> Initiate legislation and amendments in the fields of engineering and technology;
> Representation of engineering professions in public and statutory institutions;
> Appointment of arbitrators, experts and mediators, as a service to the courts and the public at large;
> Contacts with similar organizations in Israel and around the world.
> In service Training - series of professional courses, conventions and seminars;
> Publication of information relevant to the technological public, via the Association’s website and electronic newsletter;
> Publication of professional journals;
Within the Association, there are professional societies operating in various areas, such as: building and infrastructure, electricity and electronics, machinery, chemistry, industry and management, architecture and town planning, sciences, computer and software, agronomy and safety.
The Association has four regional branches, in Tel Aviv, Haifa, Jerusalem and Beer Sheba.
Membership - More than 17,000 members are already benefiting from the Association’s activities.
What about you?
Who may join?
> Any person registered and/or entitled to be registered on the Register of Engineers and Architects kept by the Registrar of Engineers in Israel.
> Any engineer, architect or graduate in the exact sciences or the life sciences, who has completed studies at an institute for higher education that is recognized by the Council for Higher Education.
Your membership fees become an investment!
Membership fees in the Association are translated into “stars”, and can be used as a means of payment for activities organized by the Association – courses, conventions, seminars, etc.
The cost of ordinary membership for one year is NIS 600 (there are special rates for students / young graduates, pensioners and new immigrants).
In service training - Keep your finger on the technological pulse!
The Association offers you a variety of professional activities which will help you keep up-to-date with innovations and developments in your field, and continually improve your level of professionalism. Courses, conventions, seminars, professional tours, evening classes, professional lectures and other similar events, at prices and on terms that are attractive to members of the Association.
> Association members enjoy a permanent discount of at least 25% in registration fees!
> Association members can use “stars” as payment for professional activities!
> People eligible for assistance from the Engineering-Academic Knowledge Foundation can use their scholarships to attend professional activities offered by the Association, on top of their membership discount!
Students and Young Graduates - The Association is your professional home!
Students of engineering, architecture and sciences in their final year of study are eligible to join the Association without paying membership fees for three years. Upon joining, they will enjoy special services: participation in the Association's activities at discount prices; submission of their CVs to the job search notice board and the internship resource on the Association’s website - for free; assistance in finding supervisors for final projects; direct connection with senior engineers in the industry; technical assistance at branches in registration on the Register of Engineers and Architects; factories tours and potential workplaces; and more.
The Association’s Website - A gateway to all content relevant to the technological public !
> A unique site for each of the professional societies.
> Information regarding all of the activities of the Association and of the professional societies, including registration options.
> Links to relevant websites in Israel and around the world.
> Information on professional events overseas.
> Vacant positions.
> Notice board for people looking for jobs to submit applications for positions, together with their CVs.
> Notice board for interns looking for places to intern.
> Professional articles.
> Benefits and discounts for members in various fields.
> Importation of essential content from principal websites: newsflashes, economic articles, financial details, travel offers, etc.
and much, much more.
Why should I join the Association !?!
>The Association provides you with a variety of professional activities which will assist you in keeping up-to-date as to innovations and developments in your field, and in constantly improving your professional level.
> The Association’s activities are an excellent opportunity for professional and social interaction with colleagues from different workplaces.
> Access to professional information that is relevant to your field, via the Association’s website and the electronic newsletter.
> The “stars” system – your membership fees are an investment! Your membership fees are converted into “stars” which are deposited into your personal account, and are then used as a means of paying for the activities organized by the Association.
> Discounts and attractive prices for members for Association activities – Association members always enjoy a discount of at least 25% of registration fees for activities organized by the Association.Together with the “stars” credited to the members the prices become even more attractive. People eligible for assistance from the Engineering-Academic Knowledge Foundation can use their scholarships (in accordance with the foundation’s criterions) to attend professional activities offered by the Association, on top of their membership discount!
> Cooperation Arrangements for members with various educational institutions – as part of the Association’s cooperation with a number of colleges and educational institutions, members can also take part in external courses, and enjoy discounts upon presentation of their membership card.
> Special offers and benefits for members – agreements between the Association and various entities entitle members to discounts and special offers in a variety of areas: culture, entertainment and music, leisure, sport and vacation, travel, magazines, etc.
> Option of joining the Register of Arbitrators and Experts for any member who meets the requirements of the Association’s Arbitrators and Experts Council, in order to be able to rule on monetary and professional disputes, as a special service to the courts and the public at large.
> Membership in the Association enables members who are wishing to be appointed as representatives of the Association in various institutions, such as: the Standards Institute, Regional and Local Building Committees, higher education institutions, committees of the Engineering and Architecture Council, committees of the Knesset, committees of the Registrar of Engineers in Israel, etc., thereby being able to directly affect events in the field, and to promote the standing of the profession in the country.
> Membership in the Association enables those who are wishing to initiate and take part in definition of activities that are unique to engineering and technological professions in statutes and regulations, in order that the public at large might enjoy professional services provided only by those authorized to provide such.
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Association of Engineers, Architects and Graduates in Technological Sciences in Israel (AEAI)
200 Dizengoff St., Tel Aviv, P.O. Box 6429 Zip 6106301,
Tel: +972-3-5205800, Fax: +972-3-5235993,