At the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP), we're here to turbocharge your growth, both in school and beyond.

Why join us? Let's break it down:

As an IoPP Student Member, you're stepping into a world of opportunities. Imagine connecting with industry pros who can mentor you, building strong networks with your peers, and deepening your knowledge in packaging. This isn't just about learning; it's about getting noticed by industry leaders and setting yourself apart while you're still in school.

We're not just a membership; we're a launchpad for your career. Join IoPP and start shaping your future in the packaging industry today. 


For only $25 a year, here's what you get:

  • Recognition
    • Certified Professionals in Training (CPIT) eligibility: Stand out in the crowd! Our CPIT program is the key to accelerating your professional development.
    • Student AmeriStar Awards entry: Shine bright in the packaging world! Win a prestigious Student AmeriStar Award and add a remarkable achievement to your resume, - and all for free!
    • Packaging scholarships: Aim high with over $30,000 in scholarships. Make sure to check the eligibility requirements and take your academic journey further.
  • Career and education opportunities
    • PackChat: Connect and collaborate with packaging pros. PackChat is your go-to for networking, industry trends, and solving packaging puzzles.
    • Career Center: Step into your career with ease. Our Career Center connects you with industry leaders seeking talent. Post your resume for free and explore job opportunities.
    • Bookstore discounts and Resource Library: Experience a wealth of knowledge with discounts at our bookstore and access to reports, white papers, and over 100 hours of webinar content.
    • Free webinars: Attend our standard and premium webinars at no cost. It's learning made accessible!
  • Post-graduation perks
    • After graduating, enjoy one year of premium membership (worth $269), absolutely free!