Welcome to the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Student Section of Northern Illinois University (NIU)
The purpose of the Student Section is to enhance and support the education of its members. In addition, participation in Student Section activities enables members to begin building a networking base throughout the safety profession on a local, state, and national level. Safety is important to everyone. Therefore, membership in the Student Section is open to all majors. Note that attendance at meetings after the 3rd meeting in a semester will require payment of Student Section membership dues, unless special permission has been granted by the Student Section Executive or Faculty Advisor.
What can the ASSE do for you?
Meetings with guest speakers from a wide range of occupations.
The opportunity to develop leadership skills.
Begin building a respectable resume.
Interaction with professional community.
Support and counseling from peers and professionals.
Advancement in Ergonomics.
Certification in Occupational Safety and Health Standards