IPC Partnership

The Industrial PartnerSHPE Council (IPC) is an esteemed group of companies who support and recognize SHPE as the leading socio-technical organization. They are a vital component of SHPE’s success in providing the needed Hispanic STEM innovators for the 21st century.  IPC members make an annual contribution and come together to support SHPE’s initiatives.  Many representatives provide additional support and in-kind services to SHPE to compliment their IPC membership.


Our mission is to changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize their fullest potential and impacts the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development.

Affecting the Lives & Careers of Students in STEM

Our IPC members fund a variety of SHPE projects strategically aimed at increasing the capability and success of Hispanics in the STEM fields. Through the IPC membership, your company will have exclusive access to the best and brightest talent in the Hispanic technical community.

IPC Funds Support the Following Valuable SHPE Programs & Services

Pre-College Outreach
National Institute for Leadership Advancement (NILA)
Organizational Infrastructure Development
SHPE Conference
Professional Development
Board Training and Development
Professional Chapter Outreach

Branding Benefits

Premier sponsorship recognition.
Access to SHPE Professional Chapter Directories.
Access to SHPE Student Chapter Directories.
Link from SHPE website to company website.
Ten SHPE Inc., professional memberships for one fiscal year (new members only).
Recognition of IPC representatives for achievements and contributions to the Hispanic community through SHPE Magazine.

SHPE Conference Benefits

Corporate logo and name printed on the SHPE Conference publications.
Corporate logo and link included on conference web site.
A representative from each company is invited to conduct two workshops or presentations on selected conference topics.
Advance conference registration.
10 Complimentary full-event registrations for corporate representatives.
Exhibit space provided in a reserved section of the Career Fair.
Career Fair space with priority placement.
Exclusive Career Fair interview booth.
20 "Exhibit-Only" Career Fair badges.
A representative from each IPC company is provided pre-conference access to online resume service.
10 additional tickets to the Gala Banquet.
Early access to Convention Housing.
First option to sponsor key SHPE Conference items and events.

NILA Benefits

Corporate logo and link included on conference website.
One full-page black and white advertisement in NILA binder.
Five Installation Banquet tickets.
First option to sponsor workshops and key NILA items and events.

A percentage of IPC contribution is awarded as scholarship monies to engineering, math and science college students at universities nationwide. As an IPC member, you receive:

Resumes of Scholarship Recipients
SHPE National Scholarship in your company's name

Advancing Careers in Engineering (ACE)

A Percentage of the IPC contributions are awarded as grants to student and professional chapters to develop innovative programs for K-12 students.  These opportunities expose them to career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math.

As an IPC sponsor you have early access for sponsorship opportunities to other SHPE activities and programs such as:

National Institute for Leadership Advancement
Net-Day Program
Space Camp Program