The WAIMM groups provide the relevant platform for skill enhancement and knowledge sharing where specific professionals in the core sectors of the mining and petroleum industry meet, network and discuss pertinent and pressing specific issues in their field of practice.
The WAIMM membership is available to all professionals engaged in all sectors of the mining, minerals and petroleum industry across West Africa and beyond. The WAIMM provides professional coordination and networking to geoscientists, mining engineers and metallurgists with excellent opportunities in personal and professional development through every phase of your career.
This grade of WAIMM membership is free and it is applicable ONLY to those who are 16 years or above and in senior high / secondary school education but have the aim of pursuing programs in geology, mining, metallurgy, engineering and petroleum or related course.
Occasionally, professionals from the industry conduct outreach in those schools to promote the study of science and engineering towards greater sustainability of the mining and petroleum industry.
Students Meet Industry – provides the opportunity for students to mix with industry professionals who can provide guidance and assistance about career opportunities.
Free membership subscriptions and highly discounted rates on publications, seminars and workshops etc.
Membership of the regional group and access to meetings
Opportunity to access scholarship and bursary facilities
Student prizes and awards, Scholarships and bursaries.
Participate in student chapter meetings
Mentorship programs where as a student, you are put under the careful and guidance of an experienced industry professional to mentor and get you the requisite standards and training expected in the industry.
Meeting a future employer during student chapter meetings and other conferences.
The West African Institute Of Mining,
Metallurgy & Petroleum
Our focus is to provide career and professional development to advance the knowledge and skillset of students, academia , industry professionals, and companies in the resources sector by creating the platform where they can access new and emerging advancement in industry practices.