Student Membership

Member Benefits
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Student Chapters
IPC Board of Directors Student Member Liaison
IPC Emerging Engineer Program

Membership Overview

Any college student currently enrolled at a recognized academic institution and pursuing a degree or qualification relating to the electronics manufacturing industry can become an IPC Student Member. Join the chapter at your school, help found a new chapter, or remain an individual member. Chapter members receive additional benefits as listed below.

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The best organization for college students to get connected with the electronics manufacturing industry!

"Joining the IPC Student Chapter at Michigan Tech helped connect me with engineers at exciting companies and gave me exposure to how the industry works, which you don't usually find in the classroom."

Paige Fiet, 4th-year Engineering Student at Michigan Technological University

IPC is the global association that helps over 3,000 companies build electronics better. The IPC Education Foundation provides students with career pathways at member companies like those listed below and in the broader electronics industry.

Student Member Benefits


Individual Benefits
Apply for one of five annual $1,000 awards for outstanding student members

Chapter Benefits
Each chapter has a $1,000 yearly award. Apply for your local chapter's scholarship only available to actively registered chapter members

Exclusive scholarships and awards are available to IPC Student Chapter leaders after serving a 12-month term

Industry Connections

Individual Benefits
Virtual attendance at technical webinars, professional development sessions, and online events

Chapter Benefits
Facility tours and local networking opportunities with engineers and business people

Access to networking platform to meet students around the country and industry professionals in the IPC network

Industry-standard Education

Individual Benefits
The Intro to Electronics education package of 10 courses to showcase on your resume, LinkedIn or portfolio

2 IPC Standards documents (PDFs) for personal use

Chapter Benefits
Attend chapter-hosted technical education events with speakers from local companies

Access to past webinars hosted by industry experts

Professional Development

Individual Benefits
Eligible to apply for IPC’s “Emerging Engineer” Program: a three-year mentorship and paid attendance to the IPC APEX EXPO

Eligible to participate on IPC Standards Development Committees with industry leaders

Chapter Benefits
Eligible to run for IPC Board of Directors Student Member Liaison

Serve as a Chapter Officer of local IPC Student Chapter

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