NJSPE Blog

4 Great Ways to get Involved During EWeek 2019

February 12, 2019

We are so excited that Engineering Week 2019 is less than a week away – from February 17 to 23, engineers from across the globe will get together for a week-long celebration. As a New Jersey professional engineer, Engineering Week is a great way to showcase the hard work you put in every day and. . . Read More


Engineering Week 2019 is Coming Soon!

January 8, 2019

Started 67 years ago by the National Society of Professional Engineers, Engineering Week is a national effort to raise awareness about the importance of STEM – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – education by celebrating the work of engineers across the nation. The goal of Engineering Week 2019 is to celebrate how engineers make a. . . Read More


Professional Engineers & Autonomous Vehicles

December 18, 2018

An autonomous vehicle is a mode of transportation that can detect the environment around it and make decisions without any human interaction. Essentially, a computer is driving around the passengers. While this new technology makes some people excited, it makes others feel uneasy. The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) is working hard to reverse. . . Read More


How NJSPE Helps New Jersey Engineers

December 4, 2018

One of the best ways to network with people in your industry and stay up-to-date on engineering news and events is by becoming a member of a professional association. New Jersey engineers are very lucky because there are so many great associations specifically created for engineers in our state. So why should you join the. . . Read More


The Importance of STEM Education in New Jersey

November 28, 2018

STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – has been a national topic of discussion since former President Barack Obama made it a priority during the beginning of his administration. Throughout the years, engineers, scientists, and other innovators across the country have helped secure our nation’s spot as a leader and trailblazer for technology and. . . Read More


How to Obtain Your License After Passing the PE Exam

November 7, 2018

Congratulations on passing your PE exam! Months of learning and studying has paid off, and you’re probably asking yourself, “When do I receive my professional engineering license?” Unfortunately, after passing the exam, obtaining your actual license isn’t as easy as waiting by mailbox. The process for obtaining your license varies state by state; the following. . . Read More


PE Exam Retake: Using Your Diagnostic Report

October 29, 2018

If you failed the PE exam this time around, don’t get discouraged! In the email you received that included your score, you should have also received a diagnostic report. This report indicates what subject areas on the exam you did well or poorly on. Utilizing your diagnostic report gives you a big advantage when trying. . . Read More


Post PE Exam: What to Expect

October 16, 2018

After months and months of studying, you finally took your PE exam. Whether you felt awesome or just not sure after the exam, you’ll have to do a bit of waiting before you find out your score and next steps towards licensure. There are some important differences between the computer-based exams and pencil-and-paper exams when. . . Read More


Your Day-of PE Exam Checklist

October 4, 2018

As the fall 2018 PE exam date crawls near, you may be doing some last minute cramming and starting to think about what you should have with you on exam day. We’ve mentioned this before – the PE exam rules for what you can and cannot have are very strict, so it’s important to spend. . . Read More


What to do if you Need to Reschedule your Computer-based PE Exam

September 19, 2018

If you’re hoping to get your professional engineering license, you should be well on your way to studying and making reference materials for exam day. Being prepared is the best way to ensure you can concentrate on the PE exam and get the results you’re looking for. But what happens if something stops you from. . . Read More