American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics at San Jose State University

Welcome to San Jose State University's American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) student branch's website. Here you will find valuable information regarding the club and its related activities such as events and project funding.

With more than 35,000 members, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is the world's largest professional society, principal voice, and information resource devoted to the progress of engineering and science in aviation, space, and defense. The purpose of our student branch is to support the success of San Jose State University's aerospace engineering students. AIAA will provide its members with access to events, workshops, club room resources, research projects, socials, and other related activities that will connect students with professionals and help prepare them for a career in the aerospace industry.

UPCOMING events


AIAA Resume/Interview Workshop

Tuesday, September 26, 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
Location: ENG 340

Get your resumes critiqued by a Career Center Rep. in preparation for the upcoming Engineering Job Fair (September 27-28).

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Ultimate Frisbee Competition

Saturday, September 30, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Tower Lawn

Partake in a friendly sports competition with students from other engineering clubs on campus.

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SSL Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, October 3, 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Location: TBD

Space Systems/Loral (SSL) Core Team Managers will be coming in to talk about the satellite industry as well as internships/careers at SSL.

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Rock Climbing at the Studio

Friday, October 6, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: The Studio (396 South 1st Street San Jose, CA 95113 )

The first Friday of every month is discounted student climbing night at the Studio in downtown. Let's go as a group!

  • Entry fee is $10
  • Rental fee: Shoes are $4, Harness is $2, both is $5.

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San FRANCISCO Fleet Week/Airshow

Saturday, October 7, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: TBD

Let's go as a group to the San Francisco Fleet Week and enjoy the air show and other fun activities! Carpools will be arranged.

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For additional events, see our Events Calendar.