Learning Beyond the Classroom

Professional Societies

ASCE, American Society of Civil Engineers

ASCE's mission is to provide essential value to our members, their careers, our partners and the public by developing leadership, advancing technology, advocating lifelong learning and promoting the profession.

ASCE World Headquarters
1801 Alexander Bell Drive
Reston, Virginia 20191-4400
(800) 548-2723 toll free
(703) 295-6300 international
(703) 295-6222 fax
(703) 295-6444 faxback

ASCE Washington Office
101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Ste. 375 East
Washington, DC 20001
(800) 548-ASCE (2723) ext. 7850
(202) 789-7850 Government Relations Department
(202) 789-7859 Government Relations fax

Visit the student chapter of ASCE in Colton Hall, Room 258.  Application forms are available in the student office, or print out a form online.

AWWA, American Water Works Association

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is an international nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply.  AWWA provides much useful information to its members.  These include products, services, job opportunities, advisories and periodicals for new product and new discoveries in the water industry.  AWWA student chapter at NJIT is the first student chapter ever established in the whole country and is fully recognized and sponsored by AWWA.

For additional information, visit NJIT student chapter web site

Engineers Without Borders (EWB)

Engineers Without Borders - USA (EWB-USA) is a non-profit humanitarian organization established to partner with developing communities worldwide in order to improve their quality of life. This partnership involves the implementation of sustainable engineering projects, while involving and training internationally responsible engineers and other professionals.

The activities of EWB-USA range from the construction of sustainable systems that developing communities can own and operate without external assistance, to empowering such communities by enhancing local, technical, managerial, and entrepreneurial skills. These projects are initiated by, and completed with, contributions from the host community working with our project teams.

Tau Beta Pi Honor Society

Tau Beta Pi is the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession. It is the nation's second-oldest honor society, founded in 1885 to recognize students of distinguished scholarship and exemplary character. There are now collegiate chapters at 229 US colleges and universities, active alumnus chapters in 16 districts across the country, and a total initiated membership of 477,587. 

For more information, visit NJIT Tau Beta Pi Collegiate Chapter web site.