Add your voice and commitment to the ranks of those who have made a lifelong commitment to the mission, by becoming a Lifetime member of NSBE.   NSBE’s Lifetime members are an esteemed part of our NSBE family, and we look forward to welcoming you into this special group.


Lifetime Memberships do not expire. Once your Lifetime Membership is paid in full, you are forever considered an active NSBE member.


Membership Dues

Membership fee is $1,200 (one-time). You have the option to pay the full amount up front or take advantage of our convenient 12-month payment plan. Note: a portion of your lifetime membership dues is tax-deductible.

 There may be additional chapter and regional dues you have to pay to be considered a fully active member.  If you choose not to be affiliated with a chapter in your local area, you will be considered a member “At-Large," classified by your geographical region. Members At-Large receive the same national benefits as those who belong to a chapte

Membership Benefits

As a NSBE member, you can receive product and service benefits such as: 

  • Exclusive access to invite-only events
  • Lifetime Member Lapel Pin
  • Lifetime Member Plaque
  • Recognition during the Annual Convention
  • Special registration rates for all NSBE events

 Plus all of the Professional Benefits listed below

  • Leadership development and training, including panel discussions with top leaders of Fortune 500 companies.
  • Professional development via a multitude of workshops, seminars and networking opportunities at conferences and local chapter functions.
  • Discounted registrations for conferences and other events such as the Annual Convention/Technical Professionals Conference held annually in the spring.
  • Permission to post your resume free of charge for viewing by top engineering employers in NSBE’s Job Placement Center (JPC). Search for full-time job opportunities.
  • Access to Fortune 500 companies during the Career Fair and Networking Suites at the Annual Convention/Technical Professionals Conference.
  • Opportunities to apply for NSBE scholarships/fellowships.
  • Mentoring and community outreach opportunities.
  • Membership in NSBE Special Interest Groups (SIGs), which address specific areas of engineering and STEM-related fields.

For more information about the Lifetime Membership, please contact the NSBE Professionals membership chair at

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