American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE )
AIChE is the world’s leading organization for chemical engineering professionals. At UA, this group is dedicated to encouraging relationships between students, faculty, and industry based on personal, professional, and social growth. The group organizes activities that benefit not only our Chemical Engineering students, but also Mechanical and Electrical Engineering students.
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
The purpose of ASCE on campus is to enhance students’ networking, communication, problem solving, and team collaboration skills. Members are responsible for completing five service hours per semester, which can often be accomplished through the ASCE planned service and fundraising events.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
ASME at UA is a student-led organization dedicated to enriching the quality of our Mechanical Engineering program. We accomplish this by bringing together ME students for networking events, educational tours, skill enhancing lecture series, success seminars, interview workshops, interdisciplinary collaborations, research opportunities, annual student member meetings, and, more importantly, having fun!
Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
The BMES student chapter serves the undergraduate and graduate student body at UA by offering numerous opportunities for leadership, professional development, research, community outreach, and networking. The Society strives to enhance the educational, cultural, and social experience of its members, and to promote the awareness of research efforts currently being conducted by the members.
Engineering Student Council
Engineering Student Council is an organization that works to bring together the Engineering Students, Design Teams, and other Engineering Student Organizations through their Council Meetings and professional and social events throughout the semester. They work to provide members with valuable skills through their meetings, which occur once a month.
Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW)
The University of Akron's ESW Chapter consists of student engineers focused on using engineering principles to improve sustainability efforts in the community and on campus. They design projects dealing with a focus on renewable energy, recycling, and water conservation and they educate through K-12 outreach programs, bringing in industry leaders to talk about sustainability efforts, and visiting companies that focus on sustainability.
EUREKA is the Association of Honors Engineers. EUREKA welcomes all students interested in engineering to join! EUREKA hosts alumni, faculty, and industrial speakers, as well as social events in the Honors Common Room throughout the academic year.
HAkron is a student organization that is focused on advancing tech culture in Akron. The group helps students take what they learn in the classroom and use it to solve real-world problems. HAkron hosts an annual 24-hour hackathon at UA each year. The student-run event is a great place to learn, create, and meet new people.
NACE equips society to protect people, assets, and the environment from the adverse effects of corrosion. Also known as Corrosion Squad at UA, this group is for corrosion undergrads. The club meets monthly and hosts guest speakers from industry and academia who discuss research opportunities, corrosion failures and successes, and innovative technology developments.
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
With nearly 16,000 active members in the US and abroad, NSBE is one of the largest student-governed organizations based in the US. NSBE’s mission is “to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.” NSBE offers its members leadership training, professional development activities, mentoring, career placement services, community service opportunities and more.
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
SHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support, and development. With their core values being familia, service, learning and resilience, SHPE envisions a world where Hispanics are highly valued and influenced as the leading innovators, scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.
Society of Sales Engineers (SSE)
SSE is a student organization focused on providing a welcoming community where engineering and business students meet with industry professionals and explore career opportunities in technical sales. Members develop professional and leadership skills and participate in social events and company and recruiter-led workshops. SSE competes annually at the National Sales Engineering Competition which is not only an amazing networking opportunity but also a chance to get practical sales experience for students of all career interests.
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
SWE is a student organization the helps women (and men) in engineering. Resources include workshops, training, resume editing, business etiquette, and networking. SWE members attend regional and annual conferences where further resources are available, including career fairs and professional development.
Tau Beta Pi
Tau Beta Pi was founded in 1885 to mark in a fitting manner those who have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character as students in engineering, or by their attainments as alumni in the field of engineering, and to foster a spirit of liberal culture in engineering colleges. Tau Beta Pi is the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession.