WEST Membership

Member Benefits

WEST membership offers a chance to meet colleagues and form friendships that will enrich your professional and personal life. Members receive: 

  • Discounts to all WEST programs and events
  • Free attendance at networking only events
  • One free regular event for a non-member guest per year
  • Access to WEST’s Membership Directory
  • Event directory for each event you register for with participants' names, companies, & email addresses
  • One free regular event for members who renew their membership without lapse in membership
  • Three free job postings on our job posting webpage
  • One free workshop during the quarter containing your birthday

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WEST Testimonials

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Individual membership is often tax deductible. In addition, many employers reimburse membership fees for professional or educational organizations – ask! Larger group packages for membership are available. Memberships are valid for one year from the day you sign up and are not auto-renewed. 

Individual Membership

  • $50 Student/Postdoc/In Transition
  • $100 Professional
  • $250 Supporter (includes free event registrations for you)
  • $500 Friend of WEST (includes free event registration for the year, an invite to an exclusive networking event with the board and your name on the WEST website)

How To Join

(1) By Credit Card: Click here to Join Now or Renew Membership Now (Note: this option gives you immediate access to member pricing for events.)

(2) By Mail: Send a check and your contact information: (name, address, phone, email) to WEST (our mailing address is on our contact page). 

(3) In Person: Join WEST at any WEST event, either by check or credit card.