Join Quarterdeck

Join Quarterdeck

Membership Criteria

  • Declare NAME at the University of Michigan.
  • Attend events, which are announced via email. Please contact us if you are not receiving emails and think you should be.
  • Join the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), which you can do through their online application

Benefits of joining Quarterdeck

  • Access to professional development and networking through company and industry presentations. These opportunities often lead to internships and full-time offers. We also offer resume critiques, mock interviews, and an overall insight into the marine industry. (Bonus: free dinners are usually provided!)
  • Earn scholarships, gain access to SNAME's career center, buy discounted textbooks, and/or get published
  • Social events that help bring the department together outside of classes and research. Past events have included ice skating, kayaking, and restaurant nights.
  • Volunteer opportunities!
  • Eligibility to attend SNAME meetings and conferences, often funded by Quarterdeck to reduce the cost to members. Additionally, the more you get involved, the more likely you will be chosen to attend the next SNAME Annual Conference
  • Shipyard visits to places such as Marinette Marine and Huntington Ingalls, and the opportunity to attend yacht shows such as the Miami Yacht Show

How to Join the University of Michigan - Student Section within SNAME

  • Log in to SNAME
  • Click on your profile icon in the top right corner, then "Profile"
  • Click on "My Connections", then "Communities"
  • Click "Explore All Communities"
  • In the first search filter box, select "Student Sections"
  • Scroll down to "University of Michigan - Student Section" and click "Join"
  • Select email preferences and then click "Yes join the community"