Summary of Member Benefits

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Some of the benefits of an INFORMS membership include:

  • ORMS Today June 2011

    Information on exciting new developments in your field.
    The membership magazine, OR/MS Today, reports on new directions in the  profession, fascinating case studies,
    interesting people, and new tools to expand your capabilities.
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    Analytics Magazine

    The industry magazine, Analytics, provides a window into this burgeoning field that uses math, operations research, and statistics to drive better business decisions. more...

  • Discounts of up to 60% on must-have OR/MS publications.
    Journals Select from leading journals in the industry for a fraction of the price nonmembers pay. Choose to receive your subscription in print, online, or both. Regular members receive two online dues journals FREE with membership. Student members receive one online dues journal FREE with membership! more...
     
  • Convenient online access to the latest scientific research.
    Only members may subscribe to the INFORMS PubsOnLine Suite and gain full-text access to all INFORMS journals for the rate of $99 for regular members (valued at $460) and $50 for students and retired members. Access ALL back issues (from Volume 1, Issue 1) and explore multiple search options and many other enhanced features. more...
     
  • Reduced rates for national and international meetings.
    Network, present research, and discover cutting-edge methods and OR/MS and analytics applications at national, international, regional, and topical conferences, specialized workshops, and related events throughout the year. more...
     
  • Analytics certification and continuing education Advance your career by earning the prestigious CAP credential  CAP  CertifiedAnalytics Professional) that shows the world that you are serious, effective leader in the field.  Follow up your new credential by attending INFORMS high-level continuing education courses on leading analytics topics.  Both services offer substantial member discounts.  more.... 
     
  • Opportunities to network with your professional peers.
    Connect with people who share your interests. You can belong to any of the special-interest sections and societies, geographical chapters, and student chapters at a highly discounted rate. Students select one section or society for free. INFORMS Communities help you stay current, share experiences, and broaden your work-related and personal horizons. more...
     
  • First word of new job openings and internships.
    The INFORMS Career Center is a convenient, Web-based service that links employers with qualified applicants in the OR/MS and analytics field. It's FREE for all members! more...
    OR/MS Today and Analytics Magazines' employment classified advertisements are convenient print and Web-based services that provide members with the largest source of job listings in the industry! more....
  • Exclusive access to online OR/MS resources.
    Members can search scientific articles, locate colleagues, plan professional development activities, and explore specialized areas of interest.
     
  • Educational materials to enrich OR/MS curricula.
    Edelman Video Learning Center Resources such as DVDs, streaming video, online forums, podcasts, tutorials and educational workshops give instructors the tools to build effective OR/MS and analytics educational programs and students and practitioners access to behind-the-scenes information. more...
     
  • Insurance and financial programs for members only.
    Select from seven low-cost group insurance plans, get prescription discounts, and expand your purchasing power with quality programs tailored for OR/MS and analytics professionals. more...
     
  • Leadership roles to build your professional profile.
    Nick Sahinidis and Zhi-Quan (Tom) Luo (l-r). Scholarly papers, presentations, volunteer activities, and INFORMS awards let you contribute your expertise and enjoy recognition within your professional community.

Download our pdf Members Benefit Guide for a full listing of benefits and opportunities

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