|APICS Portland Chapter|
|Advancing Productivity, Innovation, and Competitive Success|
2012 APICS West Coast Case Competition
Lifetime Learning for Lifetime Success
Student membership is available to full or part time students
pursuing a degree in production and inventory management, logistics,
operations, or a related field at an accredited college or university.
Annual student membership dues are at the reduced rate of $20.00 Student
members receive the same benefits as individual members plus additional
student-specific benefits such as networking through student chapters,
scholarships, and eligibility for participation in the Scholars
Affiliated Student Chapters
APICS has more than 170 affiliated student chapters on college campuses throughout North America. A student chapter's affiliation with a parent chapter provides students with access to educational programs, networking opportunities, certification exams, and other resources that will help build a stronger career.
Scholars Education Program
The APICS Scholars Education Program selects students to attend the APICS International Conference and Exposition to serve as educational session aides with expenses fully or partially paid by APICS. Students have the opportunity to attend presentations and meet with featured and educational session speakers, network with conference attendees, and visit the APICS exposition.
Educational and Research (E&R) Foundation
The APICS Educational and Research (E&R) Foundation offers many opportunities for students to expand their résumés. Students are eligible for
Members-Only Web Section
Student members gain access to the Members-Only Web site. They can use the site to
APICS Career Center
Student members have full access to the APICS Career Center. They can use the site to get a jump-start on their career by applying for jobs online and posting their résumés online for review by potential employers. Student members can also subscribe to the job alerts service which provides e-mail alerts when new listings are posted that meet specific criteria.
APICS Annual International Conference
Students pay just $99 to attend the annual APICS International Conference and Exposition. More than 5,000 professionals who come together to explore the latest industry trends and techniques attend this premier event.
APICS Certification Programs
Not only can students pursue an APICS certification program to expand their skill set and become more marketable, they receive college credit for doing so. APICS members pursuing certification enjoy savings averaging 25 percent on certification preparation classes, review materials, and testing fees. Members can more effectively work through the certification process by taking chapter review courses and participating in study groups and on electronic discussion lists. Interesting Fact: According to a recent APICS salary survey, respondents with a CPIM credential earned up to 29 percent more than non-certified professionals.
APICS-The Performance Advantage
Students stay current on industry trends and developments through the free monthly, award-winning magazine APICS-The Performance Advantage. It features case studies, best practices, and solutions for professionals involved in enterprise management, supply chain management, logistics/warehouse management, and production/inventory management.
Electronic Discussion Lists
Share challenges and solutions with other professionals
electronically through APICS' 10 targeted electronic discussion lists.
These online forums provide a quick means to post questions and receive
valuable feedback from thousands of other subscribers via e-mail.
Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Benefit from concept and industry-specific information by joining one or
more specific industry/interest groups (SIGs). For a nominal fee per
group, student members may add up to eight SIGs to their membership
package for market-specific information.
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