Student Design Competition – POSTPONED

The 2020 Student Design Challenge has been postponed and we are no longer accepting submissions until May 2021. We encourage your participation next year.

Demonstrate your abilities in one of two competitions exclusively for students pursuing degrees in the industry.

Categories include: Advanced Textiles and Fabric Structures

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Expo 2020: November 4-6, 2020

  • For information on student discounts contact Annie Kassel
  • Check back to find student opportunities for other industry events!

Expo Website

Internship Resources

Looking for and internship in the industry? Already have one and want to make the most of the opportunity?

Resources include IFAI’s internship board, best practices, sample interview questions, testimonials and more.

IFF Scholarships

Apply for scholarships provided by the Industrial Fabrics Foundation.

  • Four scholarships are awarded each year for students pursuing degrees in the industry.

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If you would like any more information about Student Opportunities with IFAI, please submit the form below. This can include:

  • Mentoring Opportunities
  • Company Connections
  • Request for Materials
  • IFAI Expo student details

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