Every year, IFP School students take part in competitions organized by the professional associations in the energy sector that have a student chapter within the School. Particularly active, the teams are often rewarded.
- American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
- European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE)
- Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
The students also take part in competitions organized by the Société des Ingénieurs de l’Automobile (SIA).