IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries is a global standards and trade organization dedicated to furthering the competitive excellence and financial success of its members, who are participants in the electronics industry. Through the IPC Education Foundation’s new student chapters, Valpo students gain access to industry scholarships, employment, and professional training opportunities.

Students can earn certifications and develop relationships with IPC members in Chicago and the Midwest, providing mentorship and job-shadowing opportunities. Two Valpo students have received $1,000 scholarships and one was nominated to represent national student members within the IPC Board of Directors.