Career Support

At the Penn State Smeal College of Business, our in-person Master of Supply Chain Management program offers comprehensive career support to empower you beyond the classroom. Develop a Personal Career Strategy, access career resources, and connect with top recruiters. Forge your path to success today!

At the Penn State Smeal College of Business, we believe that your success extends beyond the classroom. That's why our in-person Master of Supply Chain Management program at University Park offers comprehensive career support to empower you to achieve your professional goals.

Preparation and Development

Our dedicated Career Services team provides personalized guidance and a wide range of resources to help you develop your own Personal Career Strategy. This framework helps you map out your career goals and create a plan to achieve them.

Career Resources

Throughout your MSCM experience, our Career Services team will support you with various resources to enhance your job prospects:

  • Career Inventories: Assess your skills, interests, personality type, and work values to align with future business opportunities.
  • Virtual Coaching: Tap into the expertise of Smeal alumni and partners through platforms like Zoom and WebEx.
  • Resume Evaluation: Receive feedback from coaches to optimize your resume and effectively showcase your talents to employers before starting your program.
  • Interview Practice: Hone your interview skills by practicing responses to commonly asked questions in a virtual setting.

Connecting with Companies

Our team is structured to forge and maintain close relationships with recruiters, and we are committed to building the foundation for your career success. By facilitating on-campus interviews, networking opportunities, and more, we ensure that the recruitment process is user-friendly and efficient for both students and our network of recruiters. 

Corporate Connections

The Penn State Smeal College of Business is a magnet for recruiters from diverse companies, non-profits, and governmental agencies. Our Employer Relations team provides the infrastructure and opportunities for you to connect with these organizations and position yourself for future success.

  • Recruitment Management System: Access job openings, post your resume, schedule interviews, and stay updated on recruiter visits through our online platform.
  • On-Campus Recruiting: Meet with recruiters who visit our campus, whether you are pre-selected or attending an open interview session.
  • On-Site and Remote Interviews: We coordinate interviews at the recruiter's site or provide facilities for phone, teleconference, and videoconference interviews.

Additionally, as a Smeal student, you can participate in our career fairs, where a wide range of organizations seek to hire students for various functions, including analytics, marketing, and supply chain.

Embrace the opportunities offered by the Master of Supply Chain Management program at Penn State Smeal and pave the way for a successful career in the field of supply chain.