Global Student Community



MPI Student Community Resources


We know preparing for your career can be an intimidating task, and it’s good to have the support of your peers and future colleagues as you get ready to join tomorrow’s workforce. Feel free to browse around – meet students from across the globe who share your goals and get plugged into your local meetings and events community as well.

You also can check industry news, search internships, and explore the extended community at LinkedIn, Facebook and the My MPI Student Community. Who knows? You might even learn something new and have fun along the way.

Let your fellow MPI students get to know you. Filling out your MPI personal profile is easy. A couple of clicks and you’re in. After you've logged in, use the "My MPI" link in the upper left-hand corner of the site.






There are many values for your membership in the MPI student community. Check out everything membership has to offer:

  • Student Scholarships: MPI student members are eligible to apply for scholarships from the MPI Foundation.
  • Internships and Job Opportunities: Our job bank puts employment opportunities in the meetings and events industry at your fingertips. MPI’s job bank includes both internships and full-time job openings posted by our membership.; You can even post your resume for viewing by potential employers.
  • The Meeting Professional: MPI’s monthly magazine is a valuable source of news and insights for the meetings and events industry. As a member, you will able to access and search The Meeting Professional for any research effort you may undertake.
  • Membership Directory: Student members have access to MPI’s membership directory, which contains contact information for over 23,000 industry professionals.
  • Local Chapter Membership: All student members are automatically enrolled in one of the 71 local clubs and chapters operating around the world. This gives MPI student members an opportunity to participate and network with MPI members right in their area.
  • Industry Calendar: With just a quick click, you’ll be able to view industry events such as conferences, networking opportunities, and educational activities.
  • Reduced Membership and Registration Fees: Student membership fees for MPI are greatly reduced to just $40 per year. Reduced fees are also available for educational and networking events.
  • Student-in-Transition Program: This special plan will allow you to grow incrementally from your current student membership to the full membership rate over a period of three years.





Academic Scholarships
MPI scholarship opportunities are available quarterly and cover tuition and course fees. Scholarships are issued by the MPI Foundation which is generously supported by MPI’s members, chapters, and organizations. Check the MPI Foundation website frequently because scholarships can change often. 

Program Scholarships
The Future Leaders Forum program jointly run by IMEX-MPI-MCI, has been developed to encourage the best and brightest students to enter the meetings and incentive travel industry. Over 5,000 students have passed through the program since its launch in 2003, attending one of 79 Forums worldwide. 90% have said they are more likely to enter the industry as a result. Read more about FLF this year