NJSPE Blog

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


Understanding the Importance of Networking with Other Engineers

September 11, 2017

All throughout college, your professors, classmates, and professional engineers working in-the- field tell you that networking is important. But it can be harder in practice than in theory, because socializing can be awkward, and at the end the workday, many of us would rather be watching Netflix on the couch than attending networking cocktail hours.. . . Read More


Which NJSPE Membership is Right for You?

September 8, 2017

The benefits of joining the New Jersey Society of Professional Engineers (NJSPE) include advocacy opportunities, continuing education and networking, access to the latest innovations in the industry, and career advancement for professional engineers. At NJSPE, we understand membership fees can be expensive, and certain associations do not make membership worthwhile. That is why we keep. . . Read More


Advancing Your Career as an Engineer: How Professional Engineering Associations Can Help

September 5, 2017

Do you remember the stress of finding your first job after graduation? All those long nights of searching online and making LinkedIn connections with potential employers to give yourself a leg up. The New Jersey Society of Professional Engineers (NJSPE) is a state society that promotes, serves, and represents New Jersey’s engineering professionals for the. . . Read More


5 Benefits of Joining a Professional Engineering Association

September 1, 2017

Every young professional engineer knows growing his or her network is a good career move to establish a circle of like-minded individuals and to cultivate future career opportunities. Sometimes it can feel like a daunting task, because being social can be a challenge and paying membership fees can be a pain. However, at the New. . . Read More


Ways for Continuing Education Engineers to Earn Professional Development Hours

July 13, 2017

Professional development hours are a key part of maintaining licensure. They are essential to keeping engineers at the top of their game through continuing education. Requirements vary by state, but there are opportunities to achieve these hours that are applicable nationwide. In the State of New Jersey, 24 professional development hours, or PDHs, are required.. . . Read More