What is SHPE?
  • Mission: 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.
  • Vision: SHPE's vision is a world where Hispanics are highly valued and influential as the leading innovators, scientists, mathematicians and engineers.
What are the benefits of joining SHPE?
  • SHPE Member Benefits include some of the following:
  • More than $2 million in scholarship offerings
  • Internship, fellowships & co-op opportunities
  • Exclusive access to the SHPE Career Center where you can share your resume with top employers and search for job openings.
  • Tips on resume writing and interview skills
  • Professional, career, & leadership training offered at our various events:
  • SHPE Conference
  • National Institute for Leadership Advancement (NILA)
  • Graduate Leadership Institute (GLI)
  • Regional Leadership Development Conferences (RLDC)
  • Management Growth Training (MGT)
  • Executive Leadership Institute (ELI)
  • Competition opportunities to test and refine your academic and technical talent
  • Access to the SHPE Foundation GRE/GRAD Lab to guide you through the graduate school application process
  • Access to the SHPE Foundation Graduate Institute, an intensive program filled seminars addressing the needs of Graduate Students
  • Lifelong networking opportunities with high profile professionals, fellow students, corporate representatives and SHPE leaders
  • Discounted registration to SHPE National, Regional & Local events
  • Complimentary subscriptions to SHPE Magazine and Hispanic Business Magazine
What region are we?
  • SHPE at UI is part of Region 6
Is SHPE Free?
  • Yes! SHPE at UI does not have a membership fee however to be an official registered SHPE member SHPE National has a $10 contribution.
How do I pay for membership?
  • You can pay to be an official registered SHPE member on the SHPE National website: www.shpe.org.
Do I have to be Hispanic, Professional, or an Engineer to join?
  • Absolutely not, SHPE at UI is all inclusive.