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Supporting Economic Diversity in Nevada Through Engineering

In 2010, Nevada was still reeling from the effects of the 2007 economic recession that plagued the United States. With unemployment rates at an alarming 14.5%, then-governor Brian Sandoval recognized the need for a proactive approach to improving the economy for the people of Nevada.

Busting Myths About Careers in Engineering

Engineers build the world around us. From skyscrapers to nanotechnology, roller coasters to third-world water systems, engineering touches every aspect of our daily lives. And it shows.

Communication in Engineering: Make Every Voice Heard

Part of the mission of NVBPELS is to encourage diversity in engineering, and one of the things we can do to make it more accessible to larger groups of people is to focus on how we–as current professionals and leaders–communicate with our peers and rising talent.

YOUR Nevada Board

Since our founding in 1919, the Nevada Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (NVBPELS) has worked hard to fulfill its mission to the constituents we represent.

Engineers Across Borders

The Nevada Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors signed a memorandum of understanding with Engineers Canada in January 2017.

Dream Big Movie

Dream Big is an American Society of Civil Engineers IMAX and IMAX 3D movie that will be coming soon to a theatre near you!  Check out the movie trailer.

Verizon Inspire Her Mind

Engineers create the world we live in—and with diversity, we increase the pool of possibilities of what can be created.  Let’s inspire her to change the world! Watch the commercial!

Girls Do Science

Only 20% of graduate engineers are women.  Somewhere after graduation we lose more than half—less than 10% of engineers in the world are women. Watch the video!