Why join NSBE?

The NIU NSBE chapter is one of the most dynamic groups of students who are working toward eliminating disparities in education and achievement in engineering. Becoming a member is the easiest way to join our efforts in fulfilling our mission. Students have a chance to serve an active roll in a student organization, while developing valuable leadership and professional skills that will give them an edge for career success. Regardless of your major or ethnicity, NSBE has a place for you. Collegiate membership is open to ANY student enrolled in Northern Illinois University (or surrounding college without a chapter).



NSBE membership benefits include:

  • Be an active and integrated student on campus
  • Gain valuable resources to acheive academic success
  • Be able to create an immense and diverse network of students and engineering prfessionals
  • Access to over $500,00 worth of scholarships 
  • Get an edge obtaining internships and after college job placement 
  • Learn vital professional and leadership skills
  • Give back to the community through pre-college outreach and cummunity service activities
  • Travel the country and attend several NSBE Conferences throughout the year 
  • Product discounts