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Engineer Intern Certification

Application Cost: Free
Requirements

To be eligible to be certified by the Board as an Engineer Intern an applicant must first possess one of the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering from an EAC/ABET accredited program.
  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering from an ETAC/ABET accredited program, or related science curriculum.
  • A master’s degree in engineering from an institution that offers EAC/ABET accredited programs.
  • An earned doctoral degree in engineering from an institution that offers EAC/ABET accredited programs.
  • Pass the Fundamentals of Engineering exam.

Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in engineering from an ETAC/ABET accredited program, or related science curriculum, must also have four years of progressive engineering experience gained after the date of graduation.


Process
  • Complete the free online application
  • Have three references, one of which being a Professional Engineer, submit completed reference forms in sealed envelopes with their signatures across the back flaps.
  • Applicant orders official transcripts to be submitted to the Board office, unless NCEES has an official verified transcript on file.  Educational institutions can send transcripts via e-mail to dtaylor@ncbels.org.
  • Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in engineering from an ETAC/ABET accredited program, or related science curriculum, upload Evidence of Experience form with online application documenting four years of progressive engineering experience gained after the date of graduation.

For questions regarding application status please e-mail sbryant@ncbels.org.

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