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Non-Licensed Engineer

If you are an engineer who does not hold a Profesional Engineers license, there are several membership options available to you depending on your current situation. Please review them below and select the one that best fits your needs:

 

Recent Graduate

Individuals who have graduated from an ABET accredited engineering program in the last five years. >>

Engineering Intern


Individuals who have graduated from
an ABET accredited school and are currently in training under a licensed PE. >>
 
Engineer Not on a Licensure Track

Individuals who have attained an Associates degree or higher in engineering, engineering technology, or an engineering-related field. >>



Recent Graduate 

PENC offers a graduated dues program for individuals who have graduated from an ABET accredited engineering program in the last five years. As a recent graduate, you can enjoy discounts of up to 80% off full dues rates depending on the year of graduation so that you receive the standard member benefits at a price you can afford at this stage in your career. 

This is a three-tiered membership that includes membership in National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), Professional Engineers of North Carolina (PENC) and one of nine local chapters.

1st Year $67.40
2nd Year $134.80
3rd Year $202.20
4th Year $269.60

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Engineering Intern

If you are an engineer currently training to become a Licensed PE, you have several membership options within PENC:

Here is a comparison of benefits to help you decide which membership is right for you:

  Premium
Membership
$220
State-Only Associate
Membership
$169
National-Only
Membership
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A subscription to the Professional Engineer magazine X  X  
Discounted in-person professional development X  X  
Legislative Advocacy at the state and local level X  X  
Brown Bag Webinar series (free monthly PDHs) X  X  
Online courses (free and discounted) X  X  
A powerful statewide network of colleagues X  X  
PENC Newsletters & Legislative Updates X  X  
Leadership Training X  X  
Educational Outreach programs X  X  
Access to PENC Career Center X  X  
Access to online forums X  X  X
Subscription to PE Magazine X    X
Daily Designs Newsletter X    X
Legislative Advocacy at the national level X    X
NSPE Salary Survey X    X
Contract documents & other products at NSPE.org X    X
Discounts on car insurance, car rentals,
liability insurance and other benefits
X    X
Have you graduated from college in the past five years? You qualify for Recent Graduate membership.

Engineer Not on a Licensure Track

Individuals who have attained an Associates degree or higher in engineering, engineering technology, or an engineering-related field can become a member of PENC as a Non-Engineer Associate. This is a two-tiered membership that includes membership in PENC and one of the nine local chapters. Licensed PE's are not eligible for this membership.

Please click here for a full list of benefits you receive as a Non-Engineer Associate member of PENC >>

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