Member Benefits

Sigma Xi members build lasting connections with fellow scientists and engineers across disciplines and employment sectors through a global community of members. Membership also provides a wealth of opportunities for professional development, community involvement, and we go one step beyond providing the latest news in science and the Society to keep you well informed. We invite you to be part of the conversation. (Complete benefit details are available by logging in to the Members Only portal and are accessible to active, dues-paying members only.) 

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Professional Development and Networking Tools

  • Access to Sigma Xi chapters
  • The Sigma Xi Career Center with internship, mentorship, and job opportunities 
  • Sigma Xi Communities, the online discussion platform, including The Lab for active members
  • Quarterly Conversations
  • Active members receive a discount on AAAS membership: Save 40 percent when you choose membership with a digital subscription to Science  or save 20 percent when you choose membership with a print subscription.
  • Opportunities to volunteer by serving as a judge, a reviewer, or a mentor
  • Sigma Xi's Member Directory      
    Active Members have access to contact information and can search the Sigma Xi network by name, industry, affiliation, chapter or discipline
    Non-members have access to search by name and chapter only 
  • Partnership with Happy to take a mental health break, accessing personalized, peer-based support services at no cost
  • Numerous ways to connect with Sigma Xi on social media
  • Discounted science communication coaching
  • Special member rate for Sigma Xi events

Guided, Educational Group Travel

Sigma Xi Expeditions, hosted by Betchart Expeditions, offer travel opportunities to the most exotic locations on the planet with other science enthusiasts.

Sigma Xi Publications

Other Publications

  • Discount on a Nature  subscription: Sigma Xi active members enjoy up to 50% discount on a one-year subscription (51 issues). Click here to subscribe. 
  • Discount on Annual Reviews: Sigma Xi active members can purchase any current or available back volumes of Annual Reviews at a 25% discount off the retail price. Click here to learn more and subscribe.
  • Discount on MIT Press books: Active members receive 30% discount on orders placed on the MIT Press website. The discount maybe used more than once, for multiple titles, and is good for both print and e-editions where available. Click here to access the discount code. 
  • Save 20% on Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street: How to Practice Global Public Relations and Strategic Communication  by Kara Alaimo, PhD, Assistant Professor at Hofstra University. Click here to access the discount code. 
  • Discounted rate of $4.99 plus $2.50 for shipping for active members on the book The Rightful Place of Science: Citizen Science (2016, Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes at Arizona State University), edited by Darlene Cavalier and Eric B. Kennedy. A purchase of this book comes with membership in the citizen science project, SciStarter. To order, send an email to

Research Funding

Additional Discount Programs 

  • Hotel Discounts at Over 700,000 Hotels Worldwide
  • Car Rental Discounts
  • Home and Auto Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Prescription Drugs and more!

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Are you an active member who wants to use these benefits? Visit the Members Only page for more details. 

Member Spotlight

Junfeng Pan

Research Scientist at Facebook

After completing extensive coursework for his Masters and Ph.D. in computer science in China, Pan moved to the United States to work for Google, and now Facebook, in the ever-expanding world of data mining and machine learning.