IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu has numerous award and recognition programs. These awards recognize outstanding accomplishments by Chapters, students, professors, and industry professionals who exemplify a balance of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Nominate a colleague for a professional award or learn how you and your Chapter can be recognized.
HKN is a service-oriented organization and relies on the talent and service of dedicated volunteers. Join us in mentoring our students, visiting your chapter, amplifying our message, or serving on a committee.
By working with IEEE-HKN, your company or university will reach a select group of high-achieving, service-oriented students from 268 university Chapters around the world. These future leaders are actively involved in our conferences, events, and workshops, giving you the opportunity to recruit, educate, and engage the best and the brightest. Don’t miss your chance to reach this exceptional group of engineers and technical professionals.
IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu hosts premier conferences, events and programs and confers competitive awards that ignite the spirit of learning, comradery and excellence.
There are programs for members at every stage of their career and opportunities for industry and academia to build partnerships with our exceptional community!
ANNUAL CONFERENCES & EVENTS
Student Leadership Conference
This is IEEE-HKN’s premier in-person leadership development and networking event for Chapter members from across the globe.
Pathways to Industry
In this virtual event, we bring together students and professionals to discuss personal career paths, share hard-earned insights, and offer practical advice for young engineers.
The IEEE-HKN TechX is our premier online Tech Conference bringing together industry experts and our members for networking and learning.
Pathways to Academia
Co-sponsored by IEEE-HKN, the IEEE Education Society, and the IEEE Educational Activities Board, this multipart series of interactive virtual events is designed specifically for engineering, computing and technology students interested in pursuing or professionals just starting their academic careers.
PODCASTS & WEBINARS
HKN Connection Podcast
Our podcast series gives behind-the-scenes access to the honor society from those who know it best: our volunteers, staff, and partners.
Career Conversations Podcast
In this series of podcast episodes, the Young Alumni group of HKN hosts experts for conversations about the challenges of being a professional today.
GradLab is IEEE-HKN’s series of webinars focused on the opportunities and challenges of Graduate School.
This webinar series features conversations with HKN Eminent Members — the visionaries and game-changers of our industry.
"HKN has been wonderful for our department. The student chapter is extraordinarily active, hosting events like a student and company career fair banquet, service work at local senior homes, electronics tutorials for undergraduates, a student laboratory ‘makerspace,’ and much more."- Dr. Daryl BeetnerGamma Theta Chapter,Missouri S&T 2003 IEEE-HKN C. Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Young Electrical Engineering Professor Awardee
"Engage with IEEE-HKN if you are looking for recent, high-potential Engineering and Technical talent or HKN alums."- Joseph SlevinTalent Acquisition Advisor, Southern California Edison
"HKN had me take a pivot from thinking about getting the next big project or working on the latest and greatest thing; it gave me the opportunity to start thinking about and developing the next wave of Electrical Engineers, starting as early as grade school."- Dr. Marcus HuggansExecutive Director of Client Relations at the National GEM Consortium