ESA Member Benefits

Join the largest organization in the world serving the scientific and professional needs of entomologists and individuals in related disciplines.

Draw on the expertise, knowledge and experience of nearly 7,000 individuals throughout the world who share your professional and scientific interests. Serve the science, enhance your professional development and career, create a valuable network, and be recognized by colleagues.

ESA is an individual membership society, which means if you change jobs or pursue a new opportunity, your membership (and all of your benefits) goes with you.  And as a member, you can pick your Branch and Section affiliation to find the community that best fits your needs.


Valuable Benefits of Membership

  • Free online access to an expansive library of entomological research including journals archived back to the early 1900's.

  • No page charges for publishing your research in ESA's well-respected subscription journals (effective January 2015). And ESA members enjoy reduced charges for its three open-access journals.

  • Post your cv or resume on ESA's Careers page for potential employers to find you! (exclusive to ESA members).
  • The opportunity to present your research to thousands of entomologists from around the world at ESA's Annual Meeting -- be recognized and cited for your work!
  • Deep discounts on Annual Meeting registration fees and on publications orders.

  • Online access to the archive of ESA educational and professional development webinars

  • Discounts on paper editions of the ESA journals. (Note: these are ordered through a members' online account in their shopping cart. Pricing can be found on the membership join application.)

  • A free print subscription to American Entomologist, ESA's quarterly glossy magazine (all members must select the option to receive a printed copy in their ESA record; members outside the U.S. will be charged postage).

  • Online access to ESA Networks where you can interact with entomologists in your field of study and focused on your specific interests.

  • Access to the ESA online Membership Directory where you'll find experts in nearly every field of entomology -- a valuable tool for making important career connections.

  • Access to ESA's employment listings in the members-only eNews newsletter and on our website.

  • The opportunity to interact and communicate with specialized groups within ESA's subject-specific Sections and geographically related Branches.

  • A wide range of professional development and volunteer opportunities to help you build your resume and leadership skills.

  • Opportunities to receive recognition from your peers for excellence and innovation in your field through ESA's Awards Program.

  • ESA members receive a special discount on the Annual Review of Entomology published annually. 

  • Discounts on the Associate or  Board Certified Entomologist (BCE or ACE) certification programs. Certification helps you maintain your edge in today's competitive environment by demonstrating to your peers, employer or customers that you are on the cutting edge of the latest education and training.
  • The opportunity to build your network with scientists and researchers from around the world and to stay up-to-date on cutting edge research!

ESA is the primary source of news, knowledge and information about the entomological sciences. Join over 7,000 ESA members around the world today who can help you advance your career.

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