ASME has a student chapter at MSOE that provides an introduction to a professional society that will continue to support its members throughout their career. Design competitions are often the focus of meetings, offering students an opportunity to apply classroom skills and have a good time. The MSOE chapter prides itself on being one of the more active professional organizations on campus. In a single quarter members have the opportunity to participate in several design competitions and a variety of industrial tours. ASME members are able to attend a nationally renowned engineering conference where it is easy to begin making useful career contacts.