Empowering the Community & Empowering You

Unlock Your Potential with a NSBE Membership

Why join?

A global family of talented strivers. Exposure to STEM knowledge and careers. Academic and financial support for STEM scholars. Experience and training to develop servant-leaders…. From K–12 through college to employment or business ownership, membership in NSBE brings a wealth of benefits, empowering those who join us, and uplifting the communities we serve.


Graduate Membership in the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is designed for individuals who are pursuing or have completed advanced degrees in STEM. This membership category provides a unique platform for professional growth, networking, and leadership development. Graduate members benefit from exclusive resources, including career advancement tools, an expansive NSBE network, and opportunities to participate in various events.



Lifetime Membership with the National Society of Black Engineers is a prestigious designation that reflects a long-term commitment to the organization’s mission and values. This membership is ideal for individuals who wish to support NSBE’s initiatives throughout their careers and beyond. Lifetime members enjoy a host of benefits, such as perpetual access to NSBE’s extensive network, special recognition at events, and exclusive opportunities to contribute to the organization’s strategic direction.



International Membership in the National Society of Black Engineers is tailored for individuals residing outside the United States who are passionate about STEM and NSBE’s mission. This membership category connects global professionals and students with NSBE’s vast resources and community. International members gain access to professional development programs, global networking opportunities, and events that address the unique challenges and opportunities in the engineering industry worldwide.

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Member Benefits

Being a NSBE member grants you several other privileges.

    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

    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.