The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG), founded in 1963, is the largest association dedicated to promoting geology as a profession. It presently has more than 6,000 members in the U.S. and abroad, organized into 36 regional Sections. The Institute adheres to the principles of professional responsibility and public service and is the only international organization that certifies the competence and ethical conduct of geological scientists in all branches of the science with members employed in industry, government, and academia. AIPG emphasizes competence, integrity and ethics. AIPG is an advocate for the profession and communicates regularly to federal and state legislators and agencies on matters pertaining to the geosciences.
PAY DUES ONLINE
Click on MEMBER LOGIN here or at top right of this page. Login is your email and the system has you setup your password if you haven't already. You must login to pay dues, search the directory, or make changes to your record. For best results use your Internet Explorer browser to view this website. Thank you, AIPG Headquarters.
The Foundation of the
American Institute of Professional Geologists
The Foundation of the American Institute of Professional Geologists has been established to: make educational grants to support individual scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students in the geosciences; prepare literature with educational content about the role of geosciences as a critical component of the sciences and of the national economy and public health and safety; make grants to classroom geoscience teachers for classroom teaching aids; support development of education programs for the science and engineering community; support geoscience internships in the nation’s capital; support geological filed trips for K-12; and support educational outreach programs to the public on the state and local level.
AIPG Bi-monthly Journal
The Professional Geologist - May/June 2013 issue is now available online. All past issues are available online.
AIPG CPD Program Online
The AIPG CPD Program for keeping track of your continued education and professional development activities is available online.
Your login is your email.
Your password is your AIPG number (example: CPG-0000 or MEM-0000).
Getting a Job—Resumes, Networking, and Interviews
In the Jan/Feb TPG 2013, there is a great article on getting a job and how to prepare yourself in writing a resume, networking to get a job, proper way to interview, and questions you should be ready for. We have put this together as a separate document for your use. You can also use this to recruit students that are not AIPG members and to remind them that they can join for free.
AIPG Section Newsletters
The AIPG Georgia Section Newsletter - May 2013 is now available online.
The AIPG Ohio Section Newsletter - May 2013 is now available online.
The AIPG Colorado Section Newsletter - March 2013 is now available online.
The AIPG Michigan Section Newsletter - March 2013 is now available online.
The AIPG California Section Newsletter - Spring 2013 is now available online.
Invitation to Submit an Article to TPG
You are invited to submit an article, paper, or guest column based upon your geological experiences or activities to the American Institute of Professional Geologists to be included in "The Professional Geologist" (TPG) bi-monthly journal. The article can address a professional subject, be technical in nature, or comment on a state or national issue affecting the profession of geology. Article submissions for TPG should be 800 to 3200 words in length. Photos, figures, tables, etc. are always welcome! Author instructions are available on the AIPG National Website.