Become an ESW Member

Explore opportunities to engineer a more sustainable world
with ESW. We offer membership for both students and professionals
who want to engage in hands-on projects, educate themselves on
sustainability, and connect with like-minded folk.



Download ESW Projects

We publish packets that contain all the information you need to replicate a project in your own community.

Connect Globally

Join the ESW Global Slack to connect with ESW members from all over the world. Slack is a text messaging platform for desktop and mobile.

Win Funding for Your Ideas

We have awarded thousands of dollars in grants to fund projects ranging from solar charging stations to community gardens.

Mentorship & Support

Whether you are a student looking to start a new project or a professional seeking start an ESW chapter, we have a dedicated group of volunteers here to support you.


Student Membership Benefits

✓ Reduced rates on Annual Conference registration
✓ Participate in our Resilient CommUnity Design Challenge
✓ Access to members-only guides and resources


Professional Membership Benefits

✓ Reduced rates on Annual Conference registration
✓ Become a mentor to student ESW members
✓ Earn continuing education credits

Find the Right Membership for You

Already part of a student chapter

Good news! ESW members of our affiliated student chapters can register for free through your university's annual chapter dues. It's simple, fast, and helps you expand the experience and education you get from local projects (and makes placing ESW on your resume a valid option).

Student Chapter Member Registration

At-Large Student Membership

Students without an active chapter can register as a member-at-large for $10/year. If you are interested in starting a chapter, we are here to help. You can inquire about starting a chapter at your school by clicking here


At-Large Student Member Registration

Professional Membership

We welcome professionals of all levels of experience and backgrounds to join ESW to help us build a more sustainable world. We believe that you do not have to be an engineer to engineer change, so what are you waiting for?



Professional Member Registration