Membership in MORS offers students unlimited resources to advance their careers.   Below are just some of the benefits offered to our future leaders within the OR community:

Benefits Include:

Tutorials: Professional development tutorials are provided at almost every MORS activity throughout the year and at the Symposium.   A wide variety of tutorials are offered throughout the year based on current hot topics within the community.

CEU courses: Obtain credit for attending courses specific to your interests instructed by experts within the field.

Education and Professional Development ColloquiumThis is a fully sponsored event –free to all attendees -- focused on students in OR and Junior Analysts. This event gives undergraduate students the opportunity to perform operational research work in National Security settings through competition and mentorship. 

Save up to $100 or more on meeting attendance: As a member, you will pay less to attend the annual Symposium and Special Meetings and Monday Tutorials. Your $100 (one year) membership cost can be recovered in a single meeting.

FREE Digital Subscription to Phalanx: Receive four issues per year of your profession’s quarterly publication, a $75 value. As a member you can also save on the MORS Journal. 

20% discount on MORS books: Members save on the entire MORS library, which includes volumes priced up to $75.

Exclusive access to meeting reports: Reports from MORS Special Meetings and Symposia represent the very latest thinking from your OR peers. As a member, you’ll have unencumbered access to these reports, which number in the hundreds, to help ensure that you have the information you need to optimize new research and decision-making.

A free online subscription to the MOR Journal: Search the current and past years of the archive of the peer-reviewed journal for the MOR community. Plus research and purchase additional material from the full archive. 

Professional Recognition: When you highlight your MORS membership on your email signature, CV and report credits, you call attention to another important indication of your professionalism. 

Contact other members for support and collaboration: With access to a Member Directory, social media and other tools, members can reach out to other members to find professionals with common areas of interest, including MORS Fellows.

FREE Resume Posting: Only members can post resumes on the MORS’ Career Center Jobs Database for free, opening up employment opportunities with top organizations.

Help lead MORS and the profession: As a member, you can help advance the profession by voting during MORS governance meetings, volunteering, mentoring and serving on the board.


For over five decades, membership in MORS has meant a chance to contribute, a means of growth and a sign of professionalism. Become a member of your professional society, and further the tradition. Join now online or email Ms. Katherine Miller at for assistance.