Is your company a potential IPD Project Sponsor?
For the 2016 project year, we are offering a total of 35 sponsored partnerships to accommodate the anticipated 200+ students. Typically each of the teams will have six students. The projects run one calendar year, which is divided into three parts:
The projects begin with a tradeshow-style Sponsor Fair in January and conclude with final presentations in early December with many opportunities in between for both formal and informal interactions. Throughout the year the primary role of the industry partner is strategic not tactical; however the partnership requires one to two hours per week of communication with the student team. The industry partnerships that are most successful include the following:
If you are interested in joining the dozens of companies that have partnered with IPD, please contact John Ochs, IPD director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (610) 758-4593; or Chris Kauzmann, IPD Program Manager, at email@example.com or (610) 758-6582.