What Can I Do With This Discipline/Major?
Some common career titles for this major include:
- Chief Operations Officer
- Distribution Manager
- Logistics and Procurement Manager
- Manufacturing Manager
- Materials Manager
- Operations Director/Manager
- Operations Project Manager
- Operations Analyst
- Vice President Purchasing
For additional career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations, visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Internships and Research Opportunities
Getting applied experience in your field is critical. The following resources will allow you to learn more about your department’s opportunities and process, as well introduce you to other major-specific internship posting resources. For more information, email Dr. Tobin Porterfield, TU Supply Chain Management Internship Coordinator.
- Consider interning abroad! Search for opportunities by using the keyword "internship."
- Log in to Hire@TU to access Going Global and search for international internships
Careers and Jobs
The resources below are a starting point for your job search. In addition to making use of the Internet to do research, we encourage you to talk to people in the fields you are interested in (don’t forget to use TU’s Career Mentor Database) to learn more about specific opportunities and organizations.
- Institute for Supply Management Career Center
- Distribution Manager Job Listings – TopUSAJobs.com
Sample Resumes and Interview Questions
The sample resumes are provided for your information. We encourage you to look at the resume sample for your major in addition to the other samples that are included in our Sample Resume Database.
Below are sample interview questions for your field. In preparing for the interview, you’ll also want to review common interview questions (PDF) asked of all majors, thoroughly research the organization, dress professionally, and visit the interview skills section of the Career Center’s website. You can practice your interview skills online via Big Interview or schedule a mock interview with a Career Center staff member.
Professional associations offer many benefits to students, often including reduced-price membership, mentorship programs, “careers in…” information, job and internship listings, field-related conferences and publications, and much more. Be sure to check out sections on the associations’ websites related to students, education, careers, etc.