ATLANTA — The Education Foundation (ECIA) will welcome university students and faculty members as part of the Project Host program at the industry’s premier meetings event in Las Vegas, EDS. The Project Host program matches Student Ambassadors with volunteer executives for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet industry professionals and see real-world business planning and marketing sessions. The program offers participating companies a unique opportunity to meet students majoring in industrial distribution, logistics and supply chain.
Host companies include: Allied Electronics, Arrow Electronics, Avnet Electronics, Brothers Electronics, Carlton-Bates Company, Digi-Key Corp., Future Electronics, Hawk Electronics, Marsh Electronics, Molex Inc., Norris & Associates, and Panasonic Industrial Co. TTI, Inc. and Mouser Electronics will sponsor special sessions as well as host the students and faculty attendees from East Carolina University, North Carolina State University, Purdue University, Texas A&M University, Texas Christian University, University of Houston and University of Nebraska-Kearney.
The electronic components industry has experienced exceptional growth and offers new hires exciting job prospects. Visit the ECIA YouTube channel for insight into career possibilities from some of the association’s key leaders.
The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) was formed in 2011 by the combination of the National Electronic Distributors Association (NEDA) and the Electronic Components Association (ECA). The Association connects all segments of the electronic components industry including manufacturers, authorized distributors and manufacturers representatives. ECIA members are involved in networking, development of industry guidelines and standards, advocacy, research, conferences and exhibitions and special interest roundtables.