Individual Benefits

The Value of Membership

As a part of OSA's global community, you gain access to best in class research, content and networking opportunities. Reach your potential and grow your career - join today.

Gain Access to Industry Defining Tools

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Career Boost

You'll benefit from the wealth of information and extensive network available to OSA Members at all stages of your career.
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Members Only Resources

 Receive exclusive optics and photonics content, legislative alerts, and discounts on OSA technical meeting registrations and publications.
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Professional Network

Get access to exclusive members-only networking opportunities with OSA's expansive network including more than 325,000 members from over 100 countries, 260 companies and a network of more than 325,000 professionals.

Access to High Quality Information


Unparalleled Network of the Leading Society


Valuable Career Resources

  • Career Services - Members can post their resumes on and at OSA-hosted conference career centers. Members also have access to the Physics Today Career Network.
  • Leadership Opportunities - OSA Members have the opportunity to take on leadership roles that enable them to help shape the future of the society, its meetings and its publications.
  • Personalized Email Alias - The email alias service enables one to synchronize any email address with their OSA email address. Having an alias is especially helpful when one changes their personal or business email address because it automatically forwards their email. To register your own personalized alias submit this form.
  • AIP Member Benefits - OSA Members receive a wide range of benefits and services through the American Institute of Physics (AIP).

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