Why Get Your PE License

This is a re-print with the author’s permission.  This article was written by by Joseph Dombrowski, PE Monroe Chapter President, based on information from the NSPE website (referenced below) and published in the The Rochester Engineer in August of 2014.

Whether a recent college grad or a seasoned engineer, the P.E. after your name is a crucial advantage that opens doors and gives you a leg up on others for the rest of your professional career. For students, choosing to start on the path to licensure is one of the most important decisions they will ever make.

The licensure process demands an extra measure of competence and dedication and is the mark of a professional. While not all engineers find it mandatory to obtain their license for a chosen career, the P.E. initials after their names can provide many advantages such as the following: [Read more…]