NJSPE Blog

New Jersey PE Exam FAQs

June 27, 2018

You’ve passed your Fundamentals of Engineering exam, graduated with an engineering degree, and studied under a professional engineer for four years, and now you’re ready to take the New Jersey PE exam and finally become a professional engineer. This can be a very exciting and nerve-racking time, because you haven’t had to take an exam. . . Read More


Join us for the 2018 Awards Dinner!

June 11, 2018

The 2018 New Jersey Society of Professional Engineers Awards and Installation Reception will take place on Wednesday, June 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mercer Oaks Golf Club. Each year, hundreds of engineers from up and down New Jersey join us for this fabulous event. The dinner, consisting of a buffet-style meal with a. . . Read More


Celebrate 2018 National Professional Engineers Day

June 6, 2018

Professional engineers have become such a huge part of society because of their commitment to protecting the public’s health, safety and welfare. However, did you know the first professional engineering license wasn’t granted until 1907? Before that time, there were minimal engineering regulations, and untrained, unqualified individuals were performing their work, resulting in inaccurate renderings. . . Read More


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