YouTube Video Contest

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YouTube Video Contest

Entry Deadline: Closed for 2024

Sponsored by Jim Tompkins, Tompkins International

CONGRATS to the 2024 Winners!


To promote the industrial and systems engineering profession to high school students, teachers and college counselors.


Streaming video published to YouTube that complies with fair use of copyrighted materials guidelines in the English language or with English subtitles.


6 minutes maximum; 3 minutes minimum


Create a video presentation which would excite high school students to select ISE as a profession.


$1,000 for winning video. Additional funds for other placements pending. Funding provided through the sponsorship by Tompkins International. Awards will be presented during the student mixer at the IISE Annual Conference


All submitting entries will be judged by an IISE-IAB Committee. Entries must be received by Feb. 20, 2024. Winners will be notified by March 24, 2024All rights for the winning entry will be owned by IISE. Content of production must be submitted in the English speaking language or include English sub-titles and meet fair use of copyrighted material (including background music/songs) guidelines endorsed by "YouTube" or the original author/composer. Only one submission per university campus (if university has campuses in various cities/towns, each campus may submit one entry).

Submit Your Entry

Send the YouTube link to view your online video and a link for the AVI / MP4 file download BY THE CONTEST DEADLINE.

Insights from Past Winners

Annie Johnson and Chloee Robison, industrial engineering students at Purdue University, provide some behind-the-scenes commentary in this edited version of their 2022 winning video. The two Boilermakers explain what attracted them to the field of industrial engineering and what they hope high school students can learn about the profession from their contest team's video.

YouTube Contest Past Winners



Click on the button below to watch our dedicated YouTube playlist featuring the winning videos from more than 10 years of this contest.

YouTube Contest Winners