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Professional & Trade Associations

IEEE Robotics and Automation Society - the Society strives for the advancement of the theory and practice of robotics and automation engineering and science and of the allied arts and sciences

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - There are more than 425,000 IEEE members in over 160 countries around the world. IEEE members are engineers, scientists, and allied professionals whose technical interests are rooted in electrical and computer sciences, engineering, and related disciplines.  Includes a helpful Education and Careers section.

Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International - AUVSI is a professional organization committed to fostering, developing, and enhancing Unmanned Vehicle Systems and related technologies.

International Society of Automation - a global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities.  Visit their careers overview section for more information.

Society for Manufacturing Engineers (SME) - As an unbiased, 501(c)3 organization with an 81-year history of accumulating, validating and sharing manufacturing knowledge, SME is an essential resource for manufacturing stakeholders.

As an unbiased, 501(c)3 organization with an 81-year history of accumulating, validating and sharing manufacturing knowledge, SME is an essential resource for manufacturing stakeholders. - See more at: http://www.sme.org/sme-history/#sthash.cXwtnTUL.dpuf

Robotics Industries Association - with a helpful "Industry Beginner's Guide."

Silicon Valley Robotics (SVR) - a professional association or business league for robotics in the greater Bay Area (CA); supports the innovation and commercialization of robotics technologies.  Includes a helpful Careers section.

Useful Links

IEEE Spectrum overview of Robotics news, including subcategories on DIY Robots, Artificial Intelligence, Home Robots, Humanoid Robots, Robotics Software, Industrial Robots, Medical Robots, Military Robots, and Robot Sensors & Actuators

Product Design & Development Magazine's Robotics section

LinkedIn Industry Directory with thousands of organization pages, including subcategories in Electrical And Electronic Manufacturing, Industrial Automation, Machinery, Mechanical Or Industrial Engineering and many others (most organization pages with careers and/or jobs sections) - consider "Follow"ing organizations of interest (please note, you must have a LinkedIn account to view).

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