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ABET

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology

 

CADD

Computer Aided Design and Drafting

 

EIT

Engineer-in-Training or Intern Engineer

 

FE

Fundamentals of Engineering Exam

 

LEED

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

 

NCEES

National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying

 

PE

Professional Engineer

 

P&P

Principles & Practice (PE exam)

 

PMP

Project Management Professional

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New York Engineer Common Words

B

Bachelor's Degree

(BS for Bachelor of Science or BA for Bachelor of Arts): in the US, a four year university degree. An equivalent degree in another country may take either 3 or 4 years.

Benefits

Items like medical insurance, paid days off, and retirement savings plans that some employers offer workers in addition to salary.

C

Credentials

Documents that authorities accept as proof that you have learned specific skills (from courses, study, or practice) and are qualified for certain types of job responsibilities. Examples of credentials are a university degree, a certification, or proof of participation in training.

R

Registrar

A school or university office where student records are kept.

T

Transcript

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