Joining as a graduate not only keeps you up to date with current environmental issues but, more importantly, supports your professional development for a career in environmental management and related fields.
The Graduate Membership Application form can be downloaded here. Please include a photocopy of your Graduation certificate, letter from University or transcript of results with your application.
To find out about Graduate membership fees, please click here.
To download the IEMA Code of Practice by which all members must abide, open the following link:
IEMA Code of Practice 2008.pdf
What you get
|Networking||There are regular opportunities to network with experienced environmental practitioners from the fields of environmental management, consultancy, auditing and assessment. This opens up the opportunity to form relationships that can help you in the early stages of the your career.|
|Professional Development||Gain professional qualifications and access support through the Continued Professional Development Scheme and careers advice.|
|Recognition||Be recognised and valued as a professional practitioner across the environmental field.|
|Magazine Subscription||Keep up to date with the development of best practice programmes and with topical issues in the free monthly magazine ‘the environmentalist’.|
|Free Regional Events||On joining IEMA, members are allocated to a region and receive regular invitations to free and discounted regional and national activities, events and environmental conferences. Attending these are an integral part of your membership and provide an excellent opportunity for networking.|
|Publications||Receive free or discounted publications. IEMA produce a number of publications, including reports and guidelines on best practice. Many of IEMA's publications can be used as learning resources for projects as they contain many practical solutions to environmental problems and current guidelines on best practice in all areas of environmental management and assessment.|
|Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv)||Aim to become a Chartered Environmentalist when you progress through the membership levels with knowledge and experience.|
The graduate membership tier is only valid for two years after graduation, upon completion of this two-year period normal Affiliate membership and rates apply.
However, as graduates already have a good standard of environmental knowledge from university and college education, graduates are encouraged to upgrade to the internationally professionally-recognised Associate level by taking the Associate Entry Exam. This level of membership recognises your knowledge and competence and is increasingly being requested in many job descriptions. To find out more, click here.
If you require further information on membership or the benefits of membership please e-mail us.