Engineering Resources

Career and scholarship REsources

Student resources from the NSPE

The National Society of Professional Engineers offers a free student membership, which comes with many information resources of use to engineering students. 

Financial Aid for STEM Education

In this guide, you’ll find a list of current STEM scholarships and other resources to help make the cost of college more affordable.

Explore Engineering Scholarships

In this guide, find dozens of engineering scholarship options, tips for crafting a standout scholarship application, alternative ways to pay for college, and additional funding resources for a debt-free engineering degree.

Career Paths in Engineering

Just as there are countless career opportunities for engineers, there are numerous concentrations that prepare those engineers for the work they will do upon graduation. Here are some of the most common concentrations chosen by engineers during their course of study.

Discover Engineering

Discover Engineering is a great website for learning what engineering is all about. It gives an overview of different fields of engineering, video activities, recent happenings in engineering, and more.

Study References


HyperPhysics is a comprehensive overview of concepts in physics. Its spider-web structure makes navigation easy to use. The sidebar on the website also provides links to concept maps.

Physics Journals / News 

American Institute of Physics

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is a not-for-profit membership corporation that was chartered in New York State in 1931 for the purpose of promoting the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and its application to human welfare. 

American Physical Society 

Since its formation in 1899 at Columbia University, The American Physical Society has dedicated itself to the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics. In its more than 100 years of service to science and humanity, the APS has established itself as the major membership organization for physicists in the United States and a significant force in physics internationally. More than 41,000 scientists worldwide belong to the non-profit scientific and educational Society, evenly distributed in academia, industry, and government laboratories. 

Physical Review Focus 

Use this link to follow developments in all areas of physics through recent articles in Physical Review Letters. The articles are explained in a style that undergraduate physics majors will find easy to read. 

American Physical Society Research Journals

Use this link to learn about research journals from the APS, said to publish the largest number of (pages of) physics articles in the world. It has scores of links leading you to various areas interesting to you. 

Physics World 

"The world's most comprehensive index to online physics resources!" It is a swift way to access European advances in physics, for example. 

Physics News 

This page is maintained by High Energy Physics Group at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. It contains various up-to-date news topics in physics as well as additional links to other physics news resources.


The Engineer's Ultimate Resource Tool

This site provides several useful tools for engineers. Includes job listings, conversion calculators, videos, puzzles, blogs, and free software downloads. 


National Air and Space Museum

The Smithsonian NASM site highlights new findings in astronomy. There are online exhibits to visit, overviews of the museum's collections, an archive of research in astronomy, and many other pages of interest.

Interesting Facts

 How Everything Works

This site offers thoughtful answers to questions about physics. A very valuable resource for students in all grades, for college students and professors.

Cubes and Hypercubes

Interactive cube and hypercube anaglyphs. You can rotate them around any of several axes. They are very useful for thinking about the fourth dimension. The site has links to many three-dimensional images by the same author and by others. 

Physics in Everyday Terms 

PhysicsCentral is "... designed to bring the importance and excitement of physics to everyone." This site includes basic physics, essays, press releases, questions answered, and links to many sites.