What are PFAS?

Sep 30, 2020

The acronym, PFAS, stands for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances. PFAS are a complex group of nearly 4,000 man-made fluorinated organic chemicals that have been used in industry and consumer products. Some of the more common PFAS chemicals are PFOS, PFOA and PFNA. The chemicals were first synthesized in the 1930s ...

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PE Exam Prep Resources

Sep 22, 2020

Need some last-minute PE exam study resources? You’ve come to the right place. Making it to the PE exam in and of itself is a feat. Once you get past this next milestone you’ll officially be a professional engineer, as long as you pass the exam! Use these PE exam ...

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How Autonomous Vehicles are Impacting the Engineering Industry

Sep 16, 2020

As autonomous vehicles (AVs) grow in popularity and become more accessible to the public, how will the engineering industry be affected? Under state licensure laws and rules, professional engineers have a responsibility for protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public. AVs are still a fairly new concept, so ...

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Resources to Kickstart Your Engineering Career

Sep 10, 2020

If you’re still in college and want to get your foot in the door of the engineering industry, you’ve come to the right place! Taking advantage of the resources available to you now will really show initiative and might even score you your dream job. From resume writing to building ...

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Best Places to Find Scholarships as an Engineering Student

Aug 26, 2020

The cost of obtaining an engineering degree from a four-year university can undoubtedly be overwhelming. Luckily, there are many different avenues you can take to lower your tuition bill. Aside from the financial aid package that you may receive from your school, you could take out student loans, which would ...

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What You Need to Know About the October PE Exam

Aug 19, 2020

As many of you reading this probably know, this year’s April PE paper-and-pencil exam was canceled due to COVID-19. About 16,000 examinees were impacted. To accommodate these examinees, the format of the upcoming October 2020 exam has been modified. Read on to see what has changed for the upcoming PE ...

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Tips for Finding Your First Engineering Job

Aug 12, 2020

Graduating from college and finding a job in the midst of COVID-19 is undoubtedly nerve-wracking. It makes you wonder if companies are still hiring and if you’ll receive a decent salary. Luckily for you engineering graduates, even in a global pandemic, companies across the country are continuing to hire fresh ...

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The Importance of STEM Education in New Jersey

Aug 05, 2020

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 ...

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How You Can Celebrate Professional Engineers Day 2020

Jul 29, 2020

Since the first professional engineer license was issued in 1907, the profession and licensure itself have expanded with hundreds of thousands of licensed professional engineers across the United States. NSPE first launched Professional Engineers Day back in 2016, making this year it’s 5th anniversary! The idea of PE Day is ...

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Engineering Concentrations Best Suited For The Future

Jul 22, 2020

The landscape of the Engineering profession is ever changing, but the demand for Engineering as a whole remains constant. These facets cultivate a highly desirable career path fostering job security, creative problem solving, and professional evolvement. As the field progresses certain concentrations prove better suited for the future of engineering. ...

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