Internships/Jobs in Supply Chain Management



The master of supply chain management program maintains many corporate relationships to support the recruitment of our supply chain graduates. The Dallas Metroplex is home to leading supply chain companies that are all run complex supply chains and constantly looking for well-qualified professionals to manage them.

In 2011, Texas ranked second in America’s Top States for Business by CNBC, providing our students with significant opportunities for internship and job placement.

Students have two career offices to help secure internships and full-time employment; the campus-wide UT Dallas Career Center and the Jindal School of Management’s Career Management Center. These two offices work in tandem and SCM students are encouraged to use services at one or both centers.

Typical supply chain management positions include:

  • Chief Operations Officer (COO)
  • Chief Purchasing/Sourcing Officer
  • Vice President of Strategic Sourcing
  • Operations Manager/Director
  • Operations Project Manager
  • Product/Service Development Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Distribution Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Transportation Manager
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Materials Manager
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Supplier Relationship Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Operations Analyst/Specialist
  • And more…

During the academic year of 2012-13, about 84% of MS SCM students secured internships/jobs. The graph below shows the type of roles they played.