IPC Now Accepting Applications for 2020 Program to Become Emerging Engineer or Mentor

Press Release Summary:

IPC is conducting an Emerging Engineer program to enable professionals learn from industry mentors about IPC Standards development. Professionals must have worked in the industry for less than 5 years or be a university student. Mentors must have minimum of 7 years’ experience in industry and on an IPC committee for at least five years. Emerging Engineer will receive complimentary registration to IPC SummerCom featuring Panelpalooza and Mentors will be offered an opportunity to demonstrate leadership skills and technical expertise.


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Help Build the Industry’s Future: Become and IPC Emerging Engineer or Mentor

IPC now accepting applications for 2020 program

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, June 24, 2019 — IPC’s Emerging Engineer program provides professionals early in their careers an opportunity to learn from industry mentors about IPC Standards development, and to obtain education and training for professional development. IPC is now actively seeking applications for engineers and mentors for the 2020 Emerging Engineer program.

To be eligible to participate as an Emerging Engineer, professionals must have worked in the industry for less than 5 years or be a university student. Mentors must have worked in the industry for a minimum of 7 years and on an IPC committee for at least five years.

Emerging Engineers Receive:

  • Education and mentoring for professional development
  • Recognition for the program participant and his/her company – industry awareness
  • Complimentary All-Access Package registration to IPC APEX EXPO, for three years (attendance required)
  • Complimentary registration to IPC SummerCom featuring Panelpalooza (attendance not required)
  • Limited number of University Student Emerging Engineers are eligible to receive reimbursement for travel, room, and incidentals.

Mentors Receive:

  • Experiences and connections for career enrichment
  • Opportunity to demonstrate leadership skills and technical expertise
  • Recognition for program participant and his/her company – industry awareness
  • Registration to recognition luncheons

“The IPC Emerging Engineer program gives new engineers a leg up early in their careers,” said John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO. “And it enables industry experts a chance to share their knowledge and expertise with the next generation of engineers. We’re all working together to make our industry stronger.”

IPC is now accepting applications for the 2020 Emerging Engineer program and a limited number of university student positions are available. For more information, visit www.ipc.org/emerging-engineer. To submit an application, send an e-mail to careerdevelopment@ipc.org. Deadline for applications is November 15, 2019.

About IPC

IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 5,400 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Brussels, Belgium; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.

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