Sponsorship Opportunities

IST offers a variety of ways for companies to tap into the resources of the college and the Penn State community. Corporate sponsorships not only give your organization with unique access to our students and future hiring talent, but also provide vital support to our mission and vision of providing a world class education, developing future leaders, and standing at the forefront of technology research.

Learn more about becoming an IST Corporate Associate and the other ways you can support IST students.

The IST Corporate Associates Program provides an opportunity for companies to develop long-lasting, strategic partnerships with a college dedicated to educating the next generation of leaders for the Information Age.

IST’s Corporate Associates are a select group of government and industry partners who help chart the course for the college's future endeavors and take part in unique and rewarding opportunities to connect with our diverse student population.

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Sponsorship Level: $2,000 per student. Sponsorship covers travel, lodging, and conference registration costs.

Event Date: Sept. 16-19, 2020

The Tapia Conference brings together students, faculty, researchers, and professionals from all backgrounds to celebrate diversity in the computing industry, create community, share professional advice, and inspire through shared experiences. The College of IST plans to send 10 students to Tapia 2020.

Read more about the impact of the conference on past attendees.

Sponsorship Level: $2,000 per student. Sponsorship covers travel, lodging, and conference registration costs.

Event Date: Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2020

The Grace Hopper Celebration is the world’s largest gathering of women technologists, which aims to support the careers, research, and professional growth of women in computing. The College of IST plans to send 16 students to GHC 2020.

Read more about the impact of the conference on past attendees.

Sponsorship Level: $2,000

Event Date: Spring 2021

The Women in Tech Empowerment Expo is hosted by the College of IST. The event celebrates the achievements of the strong community of women who currently work, teach, and learn in the College of IST, while welcoming newly admitted women students and their parents to the IST community.

Read more about how the annual event is inspiring a new generation of IT professionals.

Sponsorship Level: $2,000

Event Date: Spring 2021

Traveling Lions focuses on recruiting diverse students into the College of IST. Current IST students will travel to communities within Pennsylvania to connect with high school students considering a major in technology. They will share their Penn State experiences during the morning portion and engage in meaningful professional development activities with industry partners and IST alumni in the evenings.

Read more about how the experience is helping students shape their future careers.

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Brianne Lippert

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University Park, PA 16802

bek147@psu.edu
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