6 Reasons to Join a Professional Engineer Association

Whether you are just getting started in your engineering career or are a seasoned veteran looking to give back to the community, joining a professional engineering organization has a variety of benefits. A professional engineer membership is open to anyone holding a valid license as a professional engineer, engineer-in-training or engineering intern certification in the U.S., Canada, or an international equivalent. So what are the benefits of joining the New Jersey Society of Professional Engineers (NJSPE)? There are many great benefits, including:

  1. Free Online Courses
    When you become an NJSPE member, you receive access to free online seminars. At the end of each seminar, a quiz is available for those who need the course to meet their state’s continuing education requirements.
  2. Community Access
    NJSPE offers a place to build a community and network with others. You can exchange knowledge, collaborate, and connect with colleagues with other professional engineers in New Jersey.
  3. Continuing Education
    Members have access to all the information and resources they need to continue their education and maintain the PE license. The PE Institute offers live educational events, conferences, webinars, and courses for licensed and soon-to-be licensed members.
  4. Advocacy and Outreach
    It is important to be a powerful advocate for the interests of the engineering profession. NJSPE partners with many organizations and partakes in public outreach activities to show the positive impact of engineering.
  5. Industry News
    Stay up-to-date with the latest news on shifting trends and new technologies through a free PE magazine subscription and members-only e-newsletters.
  6. Career Development
    Our members have access to NSPE and NJSPE web classifieds, which help PEs make their next career move and assist employers in finding top talent.

Professional engineers can also join a practice division to gain even more membership benefits. These divisions specialize in construction, education, government, industry, and private practice. Interested in these valuable engineer association benefits? Apply to become a member here.


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