NJSPE Blog

Why Are Ethics Important for Professional Engineers?

May 17, 2018

Ethics is an important topic for engineers of every level and field. When you become a professional engineer, however, you are held to a higher standard. That is why one of the requirements for maintaining your professional engineers’ license is to meet a certain number of professional development hours with at least two being in. . . Read More


Earn Professional Development Hours from Home for Free!

May 10, 2018

All professional engineers are required to meet a number of professional development hours, with two of those hours being in ethics, to maintain their license. One of the biggest reasons many people join a society for professional engineers is to have access to a wide-range of continuing education opportunities. While full-day classes and multi-day conferences. . . Read More


5 Other Engineering Organizations in New Jersey

April 25, 2018

When most people look for engineering organizations in New Jersey, they usually find the first one that applies to them, and they become a member. Maybe that’s how you became a member of NJSPE or landed on this blog post. However, we aren’t the only state society that promotes, serves, and represents New Jersey’s engineering. . . Read More


Preparing for the PE Exam

April 11, 2018

Taking the next step in your engineering career can be both exciting and stressful. Preparing for the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) exam, like many of your engineering feats, is no walk in the park. Preparing for the exam includes hundreds of hours of studying and, most importantly, making sure you’ve met the right. . . Read More


Importance of Continuing Education for Professional Engineers

April 10, 2018

Engineering continuing education courses are required among many societies for professional engineers. In the State of New Jersey, professional engineers are required to complete 24 professional development hours (PDH) and two of those must be in professional practice ethics. NJSPE is committed to providing courses that are pre-approved in and around the tri-state area, so. . . Read More


How to Renew Your Professional Engineer License

April 6, 2018

  The deadline to renew your New Jersey Professional Engineer (PE) license is approaching! April 30, 2018 is the deadline, so renew your license by following the steps below. Maintaining your PE status means you have opportunities to advance professionally and personally. Through free web seminars, continuing education courses, and a large community of engineers,. . . Read More


What Should You Do After Passing the PE Exam?

March 29, 2018

Congratulations to all the young engineers who made it through four years at university earning your engineering degree and for passing the Professional Engineering exam. However, for many, this time can spark anxiety in new engineers wondering, ‘what next?” If you are wondering how to best put your PE exam results to use, let the. . . Read More


Why Every New Professional Engineer Should Join NJSPE

March 23, 2018

When young New Jersey engineers emerge with a degree from a university, pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination, and the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Examination, it is cause for celebration. This is a very exciting, and anxiety-inducing, time in an engineer’s life. All the possibilities of their career are in front of. . . Read More


How NJSPE and You Can Help Protect PE Licenses

November 20, 2017

In 1907, Wyoming passed a bill that required registration for those who would represent themselves to the public as an engineer and founded a board of examiners for the profession. For a century since then, professional engineering (PE) licenses have been protecting the public’s health and safety. Today, it is the responsibility of the New. . . Read More


Why Get the Professional Engineering License?

November 16, 2017

There are innumerable benefits to pursuing a professional engineering (PE) license. It helps signify professional status, dedication, and competency in the field of engineering. Yet, many engineers do not find it a priority to protect the PE license’s power, though it has been protecting their careers for a century. In addition to the flashy benefits. . . Read More