8 Professional Organizations You Should Consider Joining If You’re a Blerd


National Association of Black Journalists

This professional organization is for African-Americans working in print, radio, television, new media and related areas. The NABJ was founded in 1975. Members of this organization have various resources to network and job search.

black-female-engineer-378x334The National Society of Black Engineers

The organization was founded in 1971 and currently has 30,000 members willing to network and trade career secrets. The NSBE has 394 active chapters — 242 collegiate, 70 professional and 82 pre-collegiate — located in six geographic regions.