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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 members at all stages of your career.
Highly rated talks at OSA Events

Members Only Resources

 Receive exclusive optics and photonics content, legislative alerts, and discounts on 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 22,000 members from over 100 countries, 290 companies and a network of more than 432,000 professionals.

Access to High Quality Information


Unparalleled Network of Colleagues


Valuable Career Resources


  • Career Services - Members can access an exclusive career training platform, OSA Career Calibrator, post resumes on and the Physics Today Career Network to support their professional goals. OSA also hosts career centers at select conferences.
  • Leadership Opportunities - Members have the opportunity to take on leadership roles to help shape the future of the society, our meetings and our publications.
  • Personalized Email Alias - The email alias service allows you to synchronize any email address with your OSA email address. Having an alias is especially helpful when you change your personal or business email address because it automatically forwards your email. To register your own personalized alias submit this form.
  • AIP Member Benefits - Members receive a wide range of benefits and services through the American Institute of Physics (AIP).

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