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Unlock Your Potential with NSBE Collegiate Membership

Why Join?

Supporting academic achievement of Black college students in STEM is how NSBE began. That work continues to grow today, as thousands of postsecondary students benefit from our programs, initiatives, and events to help them succeed in STEM degree courses, prepare for successful professional careers and gain vital skills to lead in their workplaces and in their communities.


Connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for engineering and innovation. NSBE offers a supportive environment where you can exchange ideas, collaborate on projects, and build lifelong friendships.

Professional Development

Professional Development

Gain access to exclusive resources, workshops, and networking opportunities designed to help you excel academically and professionally. From resume building to interview prep, NSBE equips you with the skills you need to thrive in the engineering industry.

Leadership Opportunities

Leadership Opportunities

Develop your leadership skills and make a real impact on your campus and in your community. Experience serving on a board or in a leadership role for your local chapter. NSBE empowers you to take on leadership roles, organize events, and inspire the next generation of engineers.



Receive guidance and support from experienced professionals who are invested in your success. Whether you're seeking advice on career paths or looking for academic support, NSBE mentors are here to help you navigate your engineering journey.

And There's More

Member Benefits

Being a NSBE Member grants you several other priveleges.

    Discounts on travel, hotels, entertainment, insurance, and many other widely used products and services through the BenefitHub (accessible via the MyNSBE portal)

    Advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) alongside your engineering peers — and learn how to bring more DEI to your workplace. Be a catalyst for change!

    Mentoring and career support

    Access to the NSBE Career Center, where you can apply for internships and jobs with industry-leading companies and other NSBE partners.

    Professional development growth, and opportunities to serve as a NSBE leader on boards and committees and in Special Interest Groups

    Engagement with NSBE Professionals by joining one of the NSBE Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

    Discounted attendance at NSBE’s renowned events and conferences, such as Fall Regional Conferences (FRCs), the Professional Development Conference (PDC), and the NSBE Annual Convention and Career Fair.

    NSBE scholarships

    Build lifelong professional and personal connections with fellow Black Engineers. NSBE is a family!

Black Excellence Engineered

We envision a world in which engineering is a mainstream word in homes and communities of color, and all Black students can envision themselves as engineers. In this world, Blacks exceed parity in entering engineering fields, earning degrees, and succeeding professionally.
The NSBE membership year spans August 1 – July 31.
The membership fee is nonrefundable. By submitting your membership application, you acknowledge that the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) World Headquarters office is not liable for the collection or refund of any chapter-related fees. These additional fees may include chapter dues and/or tuition.

If you have any questions, please contact NSBE's Membership and Registration team at