Tau Beta Pi membership is offered by invitation to those in their junior and senior year. For juniors in the top 12.5% of their class and the top 20% of seniors who qualify will be invited to join Tau Beta Pi. Membership invitations go out both in Fall and Spring semesters. Those who qualify will be members for life. Active membership in the club is required once initiated in order to participate in the many advantages that Tau Beta Pi members receive.
Active Membership Status
Active Members meet the following requirements:
- Attend Both General Meetings
- Attend 1 Social Event
- Attend 1 Philanthropy Event
- Attend 1 Industry Event
There are no additional fees. As always, please contact an officer if you have any scheduling conflicts or general concerns. Additionally, you are encouraged to attend more events than required. If you are able to, please make a donation to TBP.
- Vote in Chapter elections
- Wear the Tau Beta Pi honor stole for graduation (Graduating Seniors with Active Membership Status ONLY)
- Association with fellow Tau Bates on a regular basis
- Be able to attend events organized by our chapter
- The ability to network with industry leaders through alumni and engineers in the workforce
-"The Best People Engineering Job Board"
An online job board where member resumes can be posted and listing of hundreds of internships and job offerings are available.
-Tau Beta Pi Recruiting Center
Information from companies that run recent and current advertisements in The Bent.
-Tau Beta Pi Civil Service
All Tau Beta Pi members get an automatic entry-level advancement to GS-7 for U.S. Government jobs.
-Professional Publications Inc.
Members receive an automatic 30% discount on all PPI-published preparation materials for the EIT/FE and PE engineering license exams.
Members may save additional money on quality car insurance with complete 24-hour sales, policy, and claims service.
-Long Term Care Outreach and Education Program
Long Term Care Outreach and Education Program for members and their families. Program includes access to favorable rates on long-term care insurance from leading carriers.
-Local Hospitality Inc.
Members can access a worldwide inventory of hotels at exclusive discounted rates.
-My Home Benefits
Through a partnership with SIRVA Relocation LLC, Tau Beta Pi members and their families can receive up to $1,000 or more when buying or selling a home, a $300 closing cost credit on a mortgage, and discounts on interstate moving, truck rentals, and in-transit storage.