Career Center

Whether you're a job seeker at the outset of your career, an experienced engineer exploring new horizons within the profession, or an employer seeking just the right addition to your staff, NSPE puts a wide range of employment resources at your fingertips.

  • Job Board
    The NSPE Job Board is where top employers go to find top engineering talent! Our Job Board is your resource for professional engineering employment, offering employers immediate posting and job seekers a robust search capability. Look for a wide range of resources here. >>
  • Salary Information
    Find out for yourself…
    -- The highest-paying-and lowest-paying-engineering locations in the country.
    -- What companies are paying first-year engineers around the country.
    -- Whether your current salary measures up to the value of your experience. >>
  • Mentoring Programs
    Whether you're preparing for licensure, managing a career transition or simply seeking advice or information from a wide range of experienced engineers nationwide, Look at this powerful program today. >>
  • Résumé Writing Services
    NSPE is partnering with Professional Résumé Services, Inc. to offer the opportunity to receive a detailed résumé critique or a professionally written résumé to compete effectively in today's challenging market. >>

Career Center Articles published in PE magazine!

A Goal and an Assist (September 2015 PE)
On the path to the PE, young engineers find support from employers. >>

Are You a Competent Engineer? (September 2015 PE)
New competency model can help you find out.. >>

Good News, Bad News (July 2015, PE)
How you view the state of engineering employment may depend on whether you’re a professional making a move or an employer scrambling for talent. >>

Add ‘Brain Basics’ to Your Professional Development List (April 2015 PE)
Several years ago, on a whim and after an over five-decade lapse since the third grade, I returned to art by taking a drawing class—loving it—and enrolling in more classes. >>

A Second Act (April 2015 PE)
A growing number of PEs are choosing to work part-time after retirement. It’s a decision that benefits engineers, employers, and clients. >>

Looking at 50 (November 2014 PE)
The odds may be against engineers who are over age 50 and looking for work, but there are ways to improve them. >>

The 3 Secrets to Becoming ‘Awesomely, Amazingly, World-Class Excellent’ (September 2014 PE)
Max Fischer was on 18 extracurricular teams, ranging from fencing and debate to the skeet shooting team and beekeepers club. >>

How Managers Deliver Project Success (July 2014 PE)
Managing projects takes a wide range of skills and abilities. Here’s some advice from PEs who have been there. >>

Your Career Starts Here (May 2014 PE)
As the latest class of engineering graduates prepares to join the work world, younger NSPE members offer career advice. >>

10 Top Tips on Leadership (May 2014 PE)
Leadership is a complex subject. You don’t master it by going to a seminar or reading a book. The following are examples of the very best leadership advice I’ve accumulated over 30 years as a leader and consultant. >>