The Institute for Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE) provides a means for students and professionals to keep up to date on the latest trends in the Industrial Engineering profession. This is done through monthly speakers, plant tours, seminars and competitions, and an IISE Conference which is held in the spring. Members are highly recommended to join the National Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers, where they receive benefits such as the ability to write IISE on their resume, access to valuable connections, professional development and career preparation, a one year subscription to the IISE magazine, exclusive scholarship and job board access, the ability to attend the Annual Regional Conference, and monetary benefits when attending special events within IISE.