Associate membership

What is associate membership?

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For individuals who hold a relevant degree or equivalent qualifying experience. You might be someone who has finished university and is starting out in the environmental sciences sector or someone later in their career but whose job is only partially environmental science.

Is it for me?

Associate membership is a professional designation so confers that you have reached a certain standard within your career. As an Associate Member you will receive our journal four times a year and our monthly e-newsletter. You will have exclusive access to the Members area on our website, with news, jobs and events. We will support your career goals by helping you with CPD, creating networking opportunities and supporting you making the right career decisions.

What's next for my career?

You will have begun a journey on an environmental career path which could take you to Chartered status.

Associate membership examples

Typically an associate member will have:*

Academic Experience Relevant Yrs Work Experience  
Relevant PhD Less than 2
Relevant Masters Degree Less than 5
Relevant Bachelors Degree Less than 6

*Please note these are example scenarios, your membership grade will depend on your unique combination of experience.

Learn more

Application form

For applying for Full or Associate Membership of the IES.

Associate Costs

One-off application fee £25
Annual fee £101
Retired rate £38
Unemployed rate £25.25

Associate members can apply for:

Associate profile

Melody is the air quality team leader at Miller Goodall Ltd, where she manages the air quality team, working on projects across the UK. Within air quality assessments, Melody models the impact of emissions from a variety of sources including traffic, combustion and odour. She has been...


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