Order of the Engineering
The Order of the Engineer is a fellowship of engineers devoted to upholding the standards and dignity of the engineering profession. The symbol of the Order is the Stainless Steel Ring which identifies the engineer to the public. Acceptance of the Obligation takes place at the Ring Ceremony which is conducted by the Link of the Order.
The first Order of the Engineer ceremony was held on June 4, 1970 at Cleveland State University. Since then, tens of thousands of engineers have become members of the Order. The Order of the Engineer is not a membership organization. There are never any meetings to attend or dues to pay. Membership only requires a onetime fee and attendance at the Ring Ceremony.
The only eligibility requirement for joining the Order is that you must be within one year of graduation with an engineering undergraduate degree, or that you already have such a degree. There is no minimum GPA; receiving a degree is proof of your hard work and dedication to engineering.