Membership Benefits

Supercharge Your Professional Journey

  • Access ASM's Microbiology Careers Salary Surveycomplete with comprehensive information about industry compensation, benefits, the impact of COVID-19 and more.
  • Search  ASM career resources. Search our job board, stay up-to-date on industry trends, find tips and advice on career paths in microbiology or attend one of our educational webinars.
  • Find all the clinical resources in one place. Search practical guidelines for clinical microbiology, receive 20% off ClinMicroNow and other clinical manuals, books and case studies or attend our Clinical and Public Health Virtual Journal Club. Medical lab scientist members have access to CE clinical webinars for only $5 per webinar.
  • Apply for a fellowship or travel grant to one of ASM meetings, including ASM Microbe.

Level Up as a Scientist

Build Meaningful Connection

  • Connect with 31,000 peers online instantly. Share, collaborate and innovate with colleagues and experts in your field every day. Our member-only online platform, ASM Connect, is rich with conversation and exploration.
  • Expand your local network. ASM Branches make it easy to connect with your local scientific community and participate in career and professional development activities.
  • Jumpstart your career. ASM student and postdoctoral chapters facilitate opportunities to network with peers and industry leaders. Get an early start on your career, while working on your degree.
  • Meet your peers and expand your network at one of ASM's meetings. Regardless of your field and career stage, you’ll be able to find a meeting that fits your needs.

Discover the Power of Community

  • Advocate for policies rooted in science. When we come together, our voices and actions make a significant impact on policies that affect the world.
  • Grow your skillset and shape the future of microbiology. As an ASM volunteer, you have an opportunity to develop your leadership skills, advance your journey and move your community forward.
  • Share your expertise and guide the next generation by becoming an ASM Distinguished Lecturer.
  • Support microbiologists in resource-restricted countries. Your ASM membership provides microbiologists in resource-restricted countries free membership and access to ASM’s scientific journals.
  • Donate to one of ASM’s funds and help us support and elevate the microbial community.