STUDENT MEMBERSHIP and PROFESSIONAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIESINTM has relationships with several professional associations that provide resources and benefits to those interested in exploring a career in a specific field. In some cases, those listed below have special arrangements with INTM to cover initial membership fees or offer student discounts. Anyone wishing to suggest other organizations to help INTM students learn about a specific type of career, please send an email to email@example.com.
IIT Student Chapter for the National Electrical Contractors' Association (NECA)
The Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA) is a construction trade organization that provides business and labor relations services to over 1000 electrical contractors in Chicago and Cook County. The IIT Student Chapter of NECA offers resources for students majoring in fields related to the electrical construction industry - architectural engineering, civil engineering, construction management, electrical engineering, industrial technology and management. The local chapter helps students understand how ECA and its affiliates operate in Chicago, provides networking opportunities, and informs students about ECA scholarships, internships and national competitions.
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The Association for Operations Management (APICS) Student Membership
APICS focuses on operations management (including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing and logistics) and is known for its training and certification programs for supply chain professionals. Student membership includes subscription to APICS Magazine, bookstore discounts, and discounted attendance at the International Conference and Expo. INTM Department will cover first year's membership for INTM Students. Contact Mariella Sanchez, Office Assistant for more details. Complete membership benefits are detailed at www.apics.org/Membership/Categories/Student/student.htm
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Student Membership
CSCMP offers a student membership that includes use of the Resume Network (RNW) System, unlimited use of all online research material, and member discounts for CSCMP seminars and roundtable events, including the Annual Conference. For a complete list of student benefits, visit www.cscmp.org. (ESCPros is a three-year pro-rated member fee for students completing their academic career.) INTM Department will cover first year's membership for INTM Students. Contact Mariella Sanchez, Office Assistant for more details.
Materials Handling and Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA)
MHEDA is a trade association dedicated to serving the material handling business community. Over 600 distributor and manufacturer companies worldwide utilize MHEDA's resources to help their business stay competitive and employees stay connected. Sign up for free newsletters and learn about member benefits at www.mheda.org
Project Management Institute (PMI)
PMI serves practitioners and organizations with standards that describe good practices and offers globally recognized credentials that certify project management expertise. It also provides resources for professional development and networking. General information is at www.pmi.org. See the "Membership" section for information about Student memberships.
Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Student Membership
WERC focuses on warehouse management and supports distribution professionals by providing current industry information, practical insights, educational events and more. Learn about student membership and benefits at www.werc.org.