AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS
New Haven, CT. Chapter
BENEFITS OF ASCET NATIONAL MEMBERSHIP
The American Society of Certified Engineering Technicians (ASCET) is the only national, professional society created especially for, and administered by, engineering technicians and technologists in all engineering disciplines. Membership in the American Society of Certified Engineering Technicians provides a number of benefits. ASCET continues to broaden its services each year. Listed below are listed the current professional and personal opportunities offered to members. ASCET puts out weekly email's to bring you up to par as to whats going on in your industry nation wide. Your quarterly publication, Certified Engineering Technician Magazine, keeps you up-to-date with articles of Professional & personal interest, techical book reviews, computer technology, as well as news of our Society and its members.
The ASCET National Office operates Monday through Friday during normal business hours (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern time). Call (601)643-9079 to become a National Member of ASCET or visit website www.ascet.org
To Become a local Chapter Member, you also have to be a member of ASCET National.
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HOW CAN HAVING MEMBERSHIP & ACTIVITY HELP YOU.
NICET CERTIFICATION RENEWAL CPD POINTS
As of January 1, 1996, certificants have three year periods to accumulate the 90 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points required for recertification. Being an active ASCET member can earn up to 45 of these points.
From time to time ASCET partners with the Sustaining Corporate Members and other outside agencies to offer incentives and discounts to our membership. Listed below are some current discounts:
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You will be able to meet other members of your profession at chapter, regional, and national meetings who can help you reach your career goals. You will also have the opportunity to broaden your personal horizons by serving with engineers, scientists, and other technicians and technologists on the various joint committees which are frequently formed by groups of other societies to tackle a common problem.
Take advantage of upcoming educational opportunities offered nationally and published in each issue of CET Magazine. Attend seminars or workshops offered at the ASCET Annual Meeting. Seek out the chapters offering training programs for technicians and technologists wishing to continue their professional development.
STUDENT FINANCIAL AID
ASCET sponsors student chapters in high schools, colleges, and universities nationwide and annually awards the Joseph M. Parish and Joseph C. Johnson Memorial Grants of $500 and $750, respectively, to students enrolled in engineering technology programs. The Kurt H. and Donna M. Schuler cash grants of $400 are also available. Call the ASCET Office for information.
EMPLOYMENT REFERRAL SERVICE
This free member service attempts to place members seeking employment with companies seeking employees. Lists of potential employees and employers are published in most issues of CET Magazine and on the web site.
National Engineering Resources, Inc. - A contract and direct placement service specializing in nationwide placement of engineering, technical and scientific personnel. Call them at: 1 (800) 665-7610 or 1 (612) 561-7610 or FAX: 1 (612) 561-7675 and ask for a recruiting representative. Contact them via e-mail: email@example.com or visit www.nerinc.com This service is free to our members.
Hall & Company - A nationwide A/E recruiting agency which markets your resume (at no cost to you), makes travel arrangements for interviews, assists with relocation, and acts as a liaison between you and the employer during job negotiations. Call them at: 1 (800) 579-2612 or 1 (360) 598-3700. Contact them via e-mail at haSlco@aejob.com or visit www.aejob.com This service is free to our members.
La Cvtheque - An employment service providing opportunities for Canadian and U.S. members seeking employment in Canada and overseas. Call them at: 1 (514) 686-1333 or FAX: 1 (514) 686-1722. Contact them via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cvtheque.com. This service is free to our members.
Spencer Reed Technical Group - A Kansas based resource provider for large and small companies within all engineering and operations disciplines. Consultants will match your background with a position that best fits your skills and will also prepare you to interview with confidence. Contact a technical recruiter at: 1 (800) 477-5035 or 1 (913) 663-4400 to assist you with your employment search or visit www.spencerreed.com This is a free service to our members.
Aside from the obvious job-related advantages of belonging to a professional society, you will find more and more members attributing their success in a multitude of ventures outside the work place to the knowledge, leadership ability, confidence, and public speaking skills gained during their involvement with ASCET.