* 1. What other scientific societies are you currently or have you previously been a member of?

* 2. Do other scientific societies have formal student social events at conferences?

* 3. If so, what type of events are there?

* 4. Are there costs associated with student events, and if so how much?

* 5. How are they advertised and how do students join?

* 6. What other societies have websites where you can set up profiles?

* 7. Are there student forums or email list-servs available through these other societies?

* 8. How does this society facilitate communication between students and employers?

* 9. Is there a forum for posting job positions or an email that students can join and receive postings?