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.
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
Apply for one of five annual $1,000 awards for outstanding student members
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
Virtual attendance at technical webinars, professional development sessions, and online events
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
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
Attend chapter-hosted technical education events with speakers from local companies
Access to past webinars hosted by industry experts
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
Eligible to run for IPC Board of Directors Student Member Liaison
Serve as a Chapter Officer of local IPC Student Chapter