Connecting with other engineering professionals is a great place to find out what is currently happening in the field, learn of upcoming conferences and workshops, and learn about potential opportunities for employment. These are just a few organizations to consider.
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Focus is to “advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people”
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Represents more than 140,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
“A non-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines.”
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
“To inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community, supporting technology innovation to meet the needs of society.”
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
“world’s largest professional association for the advancement of technology”
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
“Focused on addressing the professional concerns of licensed PEs across all disciplines.”
For more professional organizations visit Penn State University Libraries Engineering (General) guide.