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  • 1.  Finding a credential evaluation service

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    Posted 12 days ago
    I'm looking for advice on finding a foreign credential evaluation service that has experience in evaluating engineering degrees.

    My undergrad chemical engineering degree is from Ireland (1986, before ABET signed the Washington Accord), my masters is from the U.S (Wisconsin,  1989).  In the past I've always been in the private sector or in US military service, neither of whom cared about the fine details so long as I appeared to know what I was doing.

    I'm retiring from the military this summer and thinking about future employment.  If I want to apply for a US Federal civilian job, the Office of Personnel Management requires that all foreign degrees be evaluated by a service recognized by the US Department of Education.  My undergrad transcripts are in English, so no translations required.

    ABET doesn't evaluated credentials any more, so I'd like to know if anyone else has had particularly good experience with an evaluation service processing engineering degrees. I don't want to pay a fee and find myself waiting months for some agency that doesn't understand these types of transcripts.

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    Dave Smith PE
    Springfield VA
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  • 2.  RE: Finding a credential evaluation service

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    Posted 10 days ago
    Here are a couple of services:

    EP | Credential Evaluation Services for Students, Institutions and Professionals
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    EP | Credential Evaluation Services for Students, Institutions and Professionals
    Educational Perspectives is a not-for-profit public service organization providing foreign credential evaluations and is a member of NACES. Visit us today for more information.
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    Josef Silny & Associates | Home

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    Josef Silny & Associates | Home
    Our Purpose is to assist international students, U.S. citizens, and permanent residents educated abroad in foreign credential evaluation and translation to determine the foreign education equivalency in the United States. We also provide work experience evaluations for immigration only. In addition, we assist U.S. employers with foreign education verification and evaluation of their foreign educated employees.
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    Oscar Moreno PhD
    Chief Engineer
    Independent Consultant
    Albuquerque NM
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