Students are encouraged to actively participate in student societies to provide extracurricular engineering experience and develop leadership, teamwork, and other professional development skills. The following are some of the societies available to students.
Mechanical Engineering Societies
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is an international professional organization founded in 1880 with over 130,000 members. Its mission is to enable collaboration, career enrichment, and skill development across engineering disciplines
TBP Engineering Honor Society
The Tau Beta Pi (TBP) Engineering Honor Society represents all engineering professions. It is the nation's second-oldest honor society, founded at Lehigh University in 1885 to recognize engineering students of distinguished scholarship and exemplary character.
Civil Engineering Societies
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
ASCE National Society
The American Society of Civil Engineers is an international professional organization founded in 1852 with over 150,000 members. Its mission is to advance technology, encourage lifelong learning, promote professionalism, develop civil engineering leaders, and advocate infrastructure and environmental stewardship.
Become a National ASCE Member for Free
Students may become a national member of ASCE for free. Membership in ASCE provides students with access to ASCE resources including the Career Connections job board, which lists opportunities for full-time employment and internships.
Purpose of the ASCE Student Chapter
The ASCE student chapter provides opportunities for students to serve as officers, attend field trips, learn from guest speakers, take part in friendly competitions, and be involved in student outreach.