Why should students join IoPP?

IoPP Student membership focuses on growth both while in school and after graduation. Becoming a student member can provide a deeper reach in the industry, offers mentor opportunities with professionals, encourages stronger peer-to-peer connections and provides a number of opportunities to increase your packaging knowledge.

Join IoPP to get noticed by industry leaders and peers and to raise your stature as a packaging professional while you are still a student!

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Do you have the credentials you need to stand out with employers in the Packaging Industry? The Certified Professionals in Training (CPIT) gives you a leg up on the competition!
• Invest in your professional development
• Certified Packaging Professionals (CPP) earn more than non-certified colleagues (per IoPP Salary Survey) 

IoPP awards more than $30,000 in scholarships through the IoPP Packaging Education Scholarship Fund and Chapter support each year. Be sure to check out the eligibility requirements!

Winners become instant standouts in the packaging industry! The AmeriStar Package Awards Competition honors the most innovative package designs in the industry’s oldest and most prestigious design competition. Winning also provides a coveted industry recognized accolade for your resume.

 Universities with Packaging Programs - COMING SOON!


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Training Opportunities in 2022

Fund of Packaging Technology
Apr 25-29, May 16-20
Sep 19-23, Oct 10-14
Packaging Machinery: Basics
Apr 4 - 6; Oct 3-5
e-Learning available 24/7


New Program!

Learn how to earn points
to upgrade or redeem for a
full year of membership in the
new Member Referral Program

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