Career Transition Primer
SOCIETY OF PETROLEUM ENGINEERS MEMBERSHIP SERVICES
Your Gulf Coast Section ((713) 779-9595) and national SPE ((800) 456-6863) office have services available for the under-employed, unemployed, or those seeking self-employment. These services seem to be changing monthly, so call to find out what the latest information is.
Some of these services currently (3-96) available at the local level are:
- An office at 7500 San Felipe, Suite 420 with computers, printers, and the opportunity to go "online".
- $15 discounts on technical meetings if you are out of work.
- Workshops on how to find a job in the nineties.
- A BBS and a Web page (use the SPE office if you don't have your own computer and modem) with access to local job banks and job opportunities through the Internet.
- The opportunity to network with your fellow petroleum engineers at numerous study group meetings.
Services available at the national level include:
- Health and life insurance.
- Two job bank / database systems.
- A personnel directory.
- The opportunity to network at the national meetings.