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What Can SHPE Do For You?

Professional members of SHPE utilize resources to find greater success in their careers and beyond. Whether an entry-level engineer or an experienced executive, professional development options are available to meet the member’s needs. Professional members have tremendous opportunities to network with colleagues and corporate partners, take on SHPE chapter leadership positions, and give back to their communities through various outreach initiatives.

Professionals in the Detroit area benefit directly from their SHPE membership by receiving:

  • Professional Development Seminars

  • National and Chapter Newsletters along with Hispanic Engineer Magazine to stay informed on trends and key issues

  • Entrepreneurial information forums and networking opportunities

  • Information on employment and professional advancement opportunities

  • Opportunities to reach out to the communities and inspire both high school and college students


National programs and activities include:

  • Become part of an 11,000+ national network of students and professionals all committed to leading Hispanics in STEM.

  • Receive opportunities for career advancement and professional development.

  • Benefit from access to the exclusive SHPE Career Center, discounted opportunities for regional and national events, and SHPE SmartBrief - curated news for Hispanics in STEM.

  • SHPE National Technical and Career Conference is the largest of SHPE’s conferences held at the beginning of each year

  • Regional Leadership Development Conferences (RLDC)

  • National Institute for Leadership Advancement (NILA)

  • Management Growth Training (MGT)

  • Executive Leadership Institute (ELI)

  • Suite of professional offerings, competitions, receptions, and training during National SHPE Conference

  • Programs and scholarships for those interested in pursuing a graduate education



To become a Member:

Follow the link to the SHPE national website to view different membership types. From there, the "join now" link will take you to the SHPEConnect website. When you register for membership, be sure to specify Detroit as your local chapter.

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