A student section is a group of student members formed in colleges, universities, institutions, and similarly organized training centers. Each student section operates as an official ISA affiliate per the charter agreement that defines the relationship between the Society and the student section.
Student sections exist to support the mission and vision of the Society, governed by and subject to all policies and procedures set by ISA. Student sections are organized and operated for educational purposes to promote the following:
- an increased knowledge of the greater automation industry
- a greater understanding of the contributions of those in the automation industry
- mentoring and encouraging students as they prepare for careers in the automation industry