Volunteer With ASM

ASM members are uniquely positioned to contribute to the mission of promoting and advancing the microbial community and science through a variety of volunteer opportunities.

Science Advocate

ASM members collaborate and galvanize scientists, stakeholders and the public across multiple sectors and at multiple levels to advance the field through evidence-based public policy.

Advocacy in action

ASM Microbe abstract reviewer 

Abstract reviewers lend their expertise based on the tracks and sub-tracks of the ASM Microbe meeting and help us select abstracts to be presented at ASM’s flagship annual meeting, ASM Microbe.

Global Public Health Programs Consultant

GPHP consultants help strengthen clinical and public health laboratories worldwide by building human resource capacity for laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases.

ASM Ambassadors

Ambassadors represent ASM in their local scientific communities and are leaders in ASM’s mission to promote and advance the microbial sciences.

Student Chapters

ASM student and postdoctoral chapters provide an opportunity for students and postdocs interested in microbiology to connect with their universities, local branches and scientific community.

ABRCMS Abstract Reviewer

Abstract reviewers help review and select student abstracts and oral presentation sessions for the annual ABRCMS meeting.

ASM.ORG Writer

Website writers help ASM promote and advance microbial sciences by contributing articles, blog posts and other scientific content for the ASM website.

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ASM Leader

Members can serve on committees, task forces and working groups for an opportunity to support, promote and shape the future of microbial sciences.

Support ASM's Career Development Activities

Participate in activities designed to help members enhance their career and professional development.

Public Outreach

Represent ASM at regional and local science festivals and events.

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