IFERP fosters growth in the Engineering & Science community through its 100+ professional and 200+ student chapters worldwide. Chapters establish a local presence for IFERP in international cities from all over the world as well as in more remote locations. Regardless of size or location and category of membership, every IFERP chapter offers its members a wealth of benefits, including access to research opportunities and to establish a personal networking system in the region.
IFERP’s local chapters around the world host Guest lectures, workshops by internationally known Engineering professionals, Scientists. IFERP also sponsor seminars on the most pressing and latest issues, and recent developments in the field of Engineering, Science & Technology , conduct volunteer training workshops, and publish their own newsletters.
IFERP sponsors more than 100 professional chapters, which work to increase recruitment and retention of engineering professionals at the university level. IFERP chapters offer professional activities and projects that aim to improve the working and learning environments for Professionals in the field of Engineering & Technology.
Establishing professional chapters and participating in all these chapters provides a unique combination of social interaction and professional networking among peers in their respective geographic areas. IFERP Chapter members reflect all facets of engineering from academia, research, business, and industry.
IFERP has established more than 200 student chapters throughout the world that give students opportunities to play active roles in the association and its activities. By organizing Guest Lectures, workshops, Panel Discussions, Career Development programme and programming contests, IFERP Student Chapters facilitate communication and collaboration within a university’s Engineering and science community and with the Engineering community at large. Through its sponsorship of student chapters, IFERP also enhances learning via the exchange of ideas among students, and between students and established professionals.
IFERP Student chapter members can also take advantage of IFERP activities and services. Student chapters provide a natural setting to develop and demonstrate the leadership capabilities critical to students’ career development. IFERP also help students get involved in the business world with workshops, Guest Lectures, Training and development, and career building initiatives.
Joining an IFERP chapter conveys a profound interest and dedication to the engineering discipline. The next step is volunteering and form committees in a variety of roles and capacities that can benefit the chapter and advance career opportunities as well.
Volunteer activities range from running for elected positions on chapter, forming committee members, Ambassadors and serving in a wide variety of planning, management, and logistical support functions at IFERP conferences. Members who get involved with IFERP are creating networking and learning opportunities that advance both organizational and personal development.