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Academic Year: 2020–2021

Gain exclusive access to outstanding students via Industrial Affiliate Program (IAP) events and receive priority assistance to promote your company’s brand, events and jobs by joining the department’s program.

The IAP has four membership levels: three corporate and one government/nonprofit. The fees support activities such as IAP events, student-led events within the department and provides IAP company-named scholarships.

JOIN TODAY! Please contact IAP coordinator Taffie Behringer at taffie@cse.tamu.edu for more information or to become a member.

Platinum Level — $20,000

  • Includes eight or more company-named scholarships
  • Up to six company representatives may attend the IAP events [Up to two for the IAP Recruiting Event clinics]
  • Two tables at the CSE-Only Career Fair

Gold Level — $10,000

  • Includes four or more company-named scholarships
  • Up to four company representatives may attend the IAP events [Up to two for the IAP Recruiting Event clinics]
  • One table at the CSE-Only Career Fair

Silver Level — $5,000

  • Includes two or more company-named scholarships
  • Up to three company representatives may attend the IAP events [Up to two for the IAP Recruiting Event clinics]
  • One table at the CSE-Only Career Fair

Bronze Level—$2,500 (For Government and NonProfit Organizations Only) 

  • Includes one company-named scholarship
  • Up to two organization representatives may attend the IAP events
  • One table at the CSE-Only Career Fair

 

Summary of Membership Benefits*

  • Influence curriculum. IAP members can give feedback on graduates, on teaching aims and approaches, and give insight to significant long-term industry trends.
  • Student scholarships awarded in the company’s name as per the membership level. Companies receive the recipients’ names and email addresses, and the company representatives are seated with their recipients at the department’s Spring Banquet.
  • Opportunity to help increase diversity in our student population.
  • Invitation to IAP events. The fall event focuses on recruiting. The spring event is a networking meet and greet event, and the spring banquet. These events provide opportunities to visit with faculty and students.
  • Access to the CSE Student Resume Bank (updated throughout the year).
  • Interaction with our students through classroom speaking or panelist invitations and sponsorship opportunities.
  • Promotion and assistance with talks, CSE events and job announcements.
  • Opportunity to have a faculty liason for research interest collaboration.
  • Company logo on IAP website page, on IAP recognition monitor and lobby monitors. 

*Due to COVID-19 precautions, some benefits may not be available or may be altered.

About IAP

The IAP is comprised of industry representatives who have a professional interest in the success of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and are willing to help us form and achieve our goals.

The purpose of the program is to improve relationships between the department and industry. That is, to improve the department’s knowledge of industry needs and practices, to keep industrial affiliates informed about the department’s research and teaching goals, to help the department better prepare students for real-world careers, to help place students and to enable more department/industry collaborations.