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American Petroleum Institute
1220 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 682-8000
Web site: http://www.api.org
This site is presented like a news magazine, full of information on the industry and links to important issues, such as safety and environmental controls.

Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum
3400 de Maisonneuve Boulevard W, Suite 1210
Montreal, PQ H3Z 3B8
(514) 939-2710
e-mail: cim@cim.org
Web site: http://www.cim.org
The excellent Web site for this organization has career information and dozens of links to Canadian institutions. There is also an online magazine.

Gemological Institute of America
5345 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(800) 421-7250
Web site: http://www.gia.edu
The Web site offers information on job opportunities and training programs for jewelers.

Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada (PTAC)
Suite 750 Hanover Place
101 6th Avenue SW
Calgary, AL T2P 3P4
(403) 218-7701
Web site: http://www.ptac.org
The mission statement and purpose of PTAC is “facilitating innovation, technology transfer and research and development in the upstream oil and gas industry.”

Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME)
8307 Shaffer Parkway
Littleton, CO 80127-4102
(303) 973-9550
e-mail: sme@smenet.org.
Web site: http://www.smenet.org
This international organization for earth scientists offers a free publication, “Careers in the Minerals Industry,” which may be ordered from its Web site.

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