Associations

Engineering & Architecture

  • Mechanical Contractors Association

    Internships, Events, Conferences, Resources, Publications, Legislative Advocacy, Career Listings
    http://www.mcaa.org
  • Minerals, Metals and Materials Society

    Headquartered in the United States but international in both its membership and activities, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) is a rare professional organization that encompasses the entire range of materials and engineering, from minerals processing and primary metals production to basic research and the advanced applications of materials.The society provides forums for the exchange of information; promotes technology transfer; promotes the education and development of current and future professionals; represents the profession in the accreditation of educational programs and in the registration of professional engineers (a U.S.-grounded activity); encourages professionalism, ethical behavior, and concern for the environment; and stimulates a worldwide sense of unity in the profession.
    http://www.tms.org
  • National Academy of Engineering

    Founded in 1964, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. The mission of the NAE is to promote the technological welfare of the nation by marshalling the expertise and insights of eminent members of the engineering profession. In addition to its role as advisor to the federal government, the NAE also conducts independent studies to examine important topics in engineering and technology.
    http://www.nae.edu
  • National Academies

    The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council are private, nonprofit institutions that provide expert advice on some of the most pressing challenges facing the nation and the world.Known collectively as the National Academies, the organization produces groundbreaking reports that have helped shape sound policies, inform public opinion, and advance the pursuit of science, engineering, and medicine.
    http://natinalacademies.org
  • National Academy of Environmental Design

    Created by more than 20 nonprofit organizations, the National Academy of Environmental Design (NAED) represents more than 500,000 members. People involved in NAED activities come from both industry and academia and are among the world’s most knowledgeable in their field. The NAED membership provides the leadership and expertise required to accomplish complex research projects on issues such as climate change, resource depletion, and energy security.
    http://www.naedonline.org
  • National Aircraft Appraisers Association

    The National Aircraft Appraisers Association (NAAA) is the Trade Association for professional aircraft appraisers. Since 1980 the NAAA has been the Certification entity and has established the standards and Code of Ethics for professional aircraft appraisers in the United States and abroad.
    http://www.plane-values.com/
  • National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE International)

    Formed in 1943, NACE International, The Corrosion Society, serves nearly 30,000 members in 116 countries and is recognized globally as the premier authority for corrosion control solutions. The organization offers technical training and certification programs, conferences, industry standards, reports, publications, technical journals, government relations activities and more. NACE International is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices in San Diego, California; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Shanghai, China and Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
  • National Association of County Engineers

    The National Association of County Engineers (NACE) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional association representing nearly 2,000 county engineers, road managers and related professionals in the US and Canada.
    http://www.countyengineers.org/
  • National Association of County Surveyors

    The National Association of County Surveyors (NACS) provides a national voice for County Surveyors. NACS is an affiliate organization of the National Association of Counties (NACo) and was founded on fostering the professional growth of its members, involvement in the legislative process when it becomes necessary, and raising the level of service, efficiency and character to both the general public and county governments.
    http://www.countysurveyors.org/
  • National Association of Power Engineers, Inc.

    The National Association of Power Engineers (N.A.P.E.) is an association dedicated to education. Education is the strongest tool in preventing human error when the health and safety of many people depend upon the proper operation of engineering plants in the generation and transmission of power. The National Association of Power Engineers provides that necessary tool.
    http://www.powerengineers.com
  • National Council of Acoustical Consultants

    Since 1962, the National Council of Acoustical Consultants [NCAC] is an international organization committed to supporting the acoustical profession. NCAC member firms have led their profession in technical expertise, research, innovation, and development of real-world applications in all types of environments.
    http://www.ncac.com
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

    The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) is committed to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public through effective regulation and exemplary service. NCARB members are the architectural registration boards for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and three U.S. territories.
    http://ncarb.org
  • National Council of Structural Engineers Associations

    The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) was formed to constantly improve the level of standard of practice of the structural engineering profession throughout the United States, and to provide an identifiable resource for those needing communication with the profession. NCSEA serves to advance the practice of structural engineering and, as the autonomous national voice for practicing structural engineers, protect the public’s right to safe, sustainable and cost effective buildings, bridges and other structures.
    http://www.ncsea.com/
  • National Safety Council

    The National Safety Council saves lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through leadership, research, education and advocacy. Workplace safety and transportation have been critical areas of focus to the council since its inception in 1913. Over the years, increases in unintentional injury and death rates in the homes and communities have resulted in the council expanding it's focus to include safety in homes and communities.
    http://www.nsc.org
  • National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)

    The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), in partnership with the State Societies, is the organization of licensed Professional Engineers (PEs) and Engineer Interns (EIs). Through education, licensure advocacy, leadership training, multi-disciplinary networking, and outreach, NSPE enhances the image of its members and their ability to ethically and professionally practice engineering. NSPE is the only national organization committed to addressing the professional concerns of licensed PEs across all disciplines.
    http://www.nspe.org
  • North American Society for Trenchless Technology, Western Region

    NASTT is the North American Society for Trenchless technology. It is a multiple disciplinary society of individual and organizations with professional, utilitarian or environmental interests in Trenchless Technology. The goal is to advance the science and practice of Trenchless Technology for the public benefit; to promote and conduct education, training, study and research in said science and practice for the public benefit.
    http://www.westt.org
  • Photonics Society (IEEE)

    The IEEE Photonics Society is a leading professional network of 7,000+ members that provides access to technical information on all aspects of opto-electronic and photonic materials, devices, and systems, from R&D to design, manufacturing and applications.
    http://photonicssociety.org/
  • Professional Aviation Maintenance Association, Southern California

    The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association is the premier association for the Aviation Maintenance Technician. PAMA promotes professionalism and recognition for the Aviation Maintenance Technician. PAMA does this by fostering continuous improvement in aviation safety and community through communication, education, representation, and support.
    http://www.socalpama.org
  • Project for Public Spaces

    Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is a nonprofit planning, design and educational organization dedicated to helping people create and sustain public spaces that build stronger communities. Our pioneering Placemaking approach helps citizens transform their public spaces into vital places that highlight local assets, spur rejuvenation and serve common needs.PPS was founded in 1975 to expand on the work of William (Holly) Whyte, the author of The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces. Since then, we have completed projects in over 2500 communities in 40 countries and all 50 US states. Partnering with public and private organizations, federal, state and municipal agencies, business improvement districts, neighborhood associations and other civic groups, we improve communities by fostering successful public spaces.
    http://www.pps.org
  • Public Architecture

    Public Architecture is a new model for architectural practice. Supported by the generosity of foundation, corporate, and individuals grants and donations, Public Architecture works outside the economic constraints of conventional architectural practice, providing a venue where architects can work for the public good.
    http://www.publicarchitecture.org
  • Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association

    Founded in 1910, the Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association (RETA) is an international society of indivduals and companies involved in the design, operation and service of industrial refrigeration systems.
    http://www.reta.com/
  • Retail Design Institute

    The Retail Design Institute serves 1000+ members in 14 Chapters in the U.S. & internationally. It is the only international professional society totally dedicated to the challenges and rewards of retail store planning and design. Their design professionals include: architects, industrial designers, interior designers, planners, draftsmen and detailers, visual merchandisers, graphic designers, lighting experts, project and construction managers, CAD & IT specialists, & marketing specialists.
    http://www.retaildesigninstitute.org
  • Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce

    Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce (SPALW) is part of the American Society of Safety Engineers. Membership in Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce (SPALW) is open to all ASSE members.
    http://www.asse.org/practicespecialities/spalw
  • Society for Biological Engineering

    The Society for Biological Engineering (SBE), is a global organization of leading engineers and scientists dedicated to advancing the integration of biology with engineering.
    http://www.aiche.org
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

    The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) exists to ensure the strongest interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities through membership activities, publication of journals and books, and conferences.
    http://www.siam.org