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Engineering & Science Resources

Professional Associations and Societies

American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE)
The AAEE is dedicated to improving the practice, elevating the standards, and advancing the cause of environmental engineering.

American Consulting Engineers (ACEC)
The ACEC is the largest national organization of engineers engaged in the practice of consulting engineering.

American Institute of Architects (AIA)
The AIA represents the architectural profession and provides the resources and tools necessary to meet professional challenges.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
The ASCE represents more than 123,000 civil engineers worldwide, and is America's oldest national engineering society. Catch up on the latest civil engineering projects around the world, obtain career guidance from professionals in the field, or learn about civil engineering scholarships and fellowships.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
The ASME strives to be the premier organization for promoting the art, science, and practice of mechanical engineering throughout the world.
Job listings, employment resources, and career information for civil engineers and related professionals.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
The IEEE strives to be the premier organization for promoting electrical engineering throughout the world.

International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (U.S. Chapter)
The Geo-Institute, within the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), strives to be the premier organization for a wide range of geo-professionals.

National Academy of Engineering
Includes a list of professional engineering associations and other engineering, technology, and science-related resources in the United States

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
The NSPE is an engineering society that represents individual engineering professionals and licensed engineers across all disciplines.

Scientific and Other Related Organizations

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
The AAAS is the world's largest federation of scientific and engineering societies, with nearly 300 affiliate organizations. Find out about the largest membership organization of scientists from a variety of disciplines.

National Science Foundation (NSF)
The NSF is an independent U.S. government agency responsible for promoting science and engineering through research and education projects. Catch up on news from the forefront of science and engineering.

Women and Engineering

Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
The AWIS is an organization dedicated to achieving equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. Learn more about scholarships and job opportunities for women in science.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
The SWE aims to inform young women, their parents, counselors, and the general public of the qualifications and achievements of women engineers and the opportunities open to them. Get career guidance, and find out about scholarships and other student opportunities.

Women in Engineering Programs & Advocates Network (WEPAN)
The mission of WEPAN is to be a catalyst for change that enhances the success of women in the engineering professions. Obtain information about K-12 and college programs offered through WEPAN.

Minorities and Engineering

American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers (AICAE)
The AICAE is a nonprofit corporation comprised of American Indian architecture, engineering, and design professionals throughout the United States of America. Learn about the typical projects and services this organization provides.

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
The AISES is a national, nonprofit organization that aims to bridge science and technology with traditional Native values.

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
The NACME is a corporate nonprofit organization that aims to increase the representation of successful African Americans, Latinos, and American Indians in the field of engineering. Learn about scholarships, training, and job opportunities through the NACME.

National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc. (GEM)
The mission of the GEM is to increase the number of American Indian, African American, Mexican American, Puerto Rican, and other Hispanic Americans pursuing graduate degrees in engineering and natural science disciplines.

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
The mission of the NSBE is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
The mission of SACNAS is to encourage Chicano/Latino and Native American students to pursue graduate education and obtain the advanced degrees necessary for research careers and science teaching professions at all levels.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
The SHPE is a national not-for-profit organization that promotes Hispanics in engineering, math, and science. Learn about student leadership programs, scholarships, and internship opportunities.

Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES)
The mission of the MAES is to increase the number of Mexican Americans and other Hispanics in the technical and scientific fields. Learn about scholarships offered through the MAES.

Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
The QEM Network is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the education of African Americans, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Mexican Americans, and Puerto Ricans.

Educational Resources

American Society for Engineering Education
Get tips on choosing the right university and selecting the best engineering discipline for you. Great resource for high school students interested in pursuing a career in engineering.

Discover Engineering Online
Want to know what it takes to be an engineer, or why it's cool to be an engineer? Get the scoop on engineering, including dozens of links to information about specific engineering disciplines.

Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century
Review this list of the top 20 engineering achievements of the 20th century.

Junior Engineering Technical Society
Interested in becoming an engineer? Be sure to swing by this site for guidance and helpful tips

Surfing the Net with Kids: Engineering
Interviews with engineers, bridge building competitions, and more!