NSBE Professional Membership is open to any individual who has received a degree in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) discipline.

If you are a professional, but did not receive a degree in any of the STEM fields, you are still eligible for membership as a NSBE Professional Affiliate member.

Advisors of Collegiate or NSBE Jr. chapters who want to join NSBE should join as Professional or Professional Affiliate members, depending on background. It is not mandatory for chapter advisors to register as Professionals.

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Membership Dues

Membership fee is $50 annually. There may be additional chapter and regional dues you have to pay to be considered a fully active member. If you choose not to be affiliated with a chapter in your local area, you will be considered a member “At-Large," classified by your geographical region. Members At-Large receive the same national benefits as those who belong to a chapter.

The NSBE membership year spans Aug. 1–July 31.

Membership Benefits

As a NSBE member, you can receive product and service benefits such as: 

  • Leadership development and training, including panel discussions with top leaders of Fortune 500 companies.
  • Professional development via a multitude of workshops, seminars and networking opportunities at conferences and local chapter functions.
  • Discounted registrations for conferences and other events such as the Annual Convention/Technical Professionals Conference held annually in the spring.
  • Permission to post your resume free of charge for viewing by top engineering employers in NSBE’s Job Placement Center (JPC). Search for full-time job opportunities.
  • Access to Fortune 500 companies during the Career Fair and Networking Suites at the Annual Convention/Technical Professionals Conference.
  • Waived first-year Professional Membership dues for NSBE Collegiate members upon graduation with an undergraduate degree, within the first year of degree completion (a $50 value).
  • Opportunities to apply for NSBE scholarships/fellowships.
  • Mentoring and community outreach opportunities.
  • Membership in NSBE Special Interest Groups (SIGs), which address specific areas of engineering and STEM-related fields.

If you have any questions, please contact NSBE's Membership and Registration team at membership@nsbe.org.

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