Pathways to Success




The IEF Pathways to Success program is designed to give minority undergraduates, particularly first-generation college students, the network needed to thrive academically and professionally in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Pathways will guide students throughout their college career by providing academic mentorship, a variety of educational workshops, and a summer internship. 

Program Benefits 

  • Corporate Internship
  • Peer-to-Peer Mentoring
  • Professional Growth Series
  • Industry Mentors


To be eligible for an internship, students must meet the following requirements:

  1. African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Native American, Asian/Pacific Islander
  2. Attending a community college  and  planning to transfer to a four year institution for electrical or computer engineering. 
  3. Currently enrolled in an ABET accredited undergraduate electrical or computer engineering program 

Key Dates

  • October: Enrollment opens – Now accepting internship applications
  • November: Internship applications close
  • November: Educational workshops begin
  • December-January: Internships confirmed

Enrollment Application

Questions or comments can be submitted to Yeimidy Lagunas at


Professional Growth Series 


All program participants will receive additional education and soft skills training from subject matter experts for leadership opportunities and job readiness. 

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Scholar Society

Participation in IEF’s Pathways to Success Scholar Society not only recognizes academic achievements but also leadership potential, both while in school and in the course of a professional career. Pathways Scholars develop leadership skills, create activities to improve faculty-student communication and collaboration and be recognized for their service in improving the ECE community through their studies and volunteer engagement.

Philanthropic Partners


Contact us to apply for a summer internship at

2to4 Transition Support

Facilitated Transition from 2-Year to 4-Year Engineering Studies

The Inclusive Engineering Consortium (IEC) aims to inspire and support the future leaders in electrical and computer engineering graduating from historically minority-serving institutions. The 2to4 Scholarship serves to help students make a seamless transition from 2-year college programs to graduating with a bachelor’s degree and beyond. Eligible students may be awarded up to $10,000 in tuition, plus stipend support. Learn more about the scholarship and how to apply 



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