Industrial & Engineering Technologies
SkillsUSA Champions at Work
The purpose of SkillsUSA, a National vocational student organization, is to compete in more than 80 competitions in a variety of fields. Students can compete in both the Precision Machining and Automated Manufacturing Technology competitions. Regular SkillsUSA activities include chapter meetings, state and national conferences, fund raising, and community and college service.
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
The purpose of the SME student club is to provide students with the ability to see real world engineering and help students gain possible jobs after they complete their schooling. Regular SME activities include weekly meetings, S.A.E. Mini Baja competition, and company tours.
Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE)
The purpose of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) is to form and maintain a professional link for students and leaders in the plastics industry. Other benefits include scholarships and career links. Regular Society of Plastics Engineers activities include weekly meetings, plant tours, guest speakers, national events, and conferences. SPE also sponsors and conducts recreational activities and trips.
Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors (PSLS)
The purpose of this club is to promote an enhanced extra-curricular working knowledge of the land surveying profession in Pennsylvania. The club encourages interest in the profession, broadens the experiences of the student members, promotes networking opportunities, and germinates professional relationships within the land surveying profession. The club holds weekly meetings and is involved with school tours, open house activities, and several community projects, as well as surveying projects and activities.
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. The Penn College IEEE Student Branch meets regularly to work on professional "soft" skills, projects and leadership.
American Welding Society (AWS)
The purpose of the AWS student chapter is to provide the students with the knowledge, experience and networking needed to begin a successful career. With active club participation students can learn and sharpen the skills needed for a successful career in the welding industry. AWS student chapter activities include weekly meetings, working in conjunction with the college Student Affairs and SGA to perform community services projects and college functions.