Applications open NOW through February 13, 2022 for coursework beginning fall 2022.

Supply Chain Consulting Fellows

The Supply Chain Consulting Program offers a nationally-ranked SCM curriculum that prepares you for a career in transportation and logistics operations.

Do you want to:

  • Network with industry leaders and executives in transportation and logistics, and supply chain from major railroads, motor carriers, steamship lines, port authorities, logistics providers, and transportation equipment leasing companies?
  • Be a leader in the Supply Chain Management Society?

Curriculum — One-Year Program

BMGT471F (Supply Chain Consulting Fellows I) — Fall

BMGT473 (Supply Chain Consulting Fellows II; 3 credit course) OR Participation in a semester-long co-op* — Spring

Prerequisites: Applicants should enroll in BMGT370 and BMGT372 junior year; rising juniors and transfer students may be considered if they have taken both BMGT370 and BMGT372 OR will complete both courses by the end of their fall semester junior year (while in the program).

*Students who apply for, and are selected, to participate in a co-op during the spring semester must submit a copy of their position description to the Undergraduate Program Office at smithfellows@umd.edu in order to receive credit for completing Supply Chain Fellows.

Thomas M. Corsi is the faculty champion for the Supply Chain Consulting fellows program.

Career Connection

Examples of companies where Supply Chain fellows have interned or received full-time offers:

  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Deloitte
  • Frito-Lay
  • Northrup Grumman Corporation
  • PepsiCo

Eligibility Requirements

  • Supply chain majors. (You may apply if you are in the process of applying to Smith as an internal transfer student, but fellows admission would be contingent upon admission to the Smith School, College Park.)
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Open to rising juniors and seniors (preferred).
  • BMGT370 and BMGT372 should be completed by the time of application or acceptance into the program will be on a provisional basis pending the successful completion of both courses.
  • Active participation in the Supply Chain Management Society is a plus in applying to the program.

Apply

Apply for coursework beginning fall 2022

Questions? Contact smithfellows@umd.edu.

Executive Leadership Seminars

Transportation, logistics, and supply chain management executives present their knowledge directly in the classroom and lead class sessions in both BMGT471 and in BMGT499C. These executive leadership seminars also give students a chance to network with the experienced decision-makers of major railroads, motor carriers, steamship lines, port authorities, logistics providers, transportation equipment leasing companies, and shippers.

Speakers in this series have included:

  • Sam Azzarello – General Manager, Intermodal Logistics, Maryland Port Administration
  • Rachel Bird - Manager of Government and Legal Affairs, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad
  • Rick Blasgen - President and CEO, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
  • Jeff Brashares - Senior Vice President, Sales and National Accounts, TTS LLC
  • Michael Gardner, Cheif Development Officer, Excel/DHL Supply Chain*
  • Peter Gibbons, Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations, Starbucks**
  • Windy Herrick, Vice President, Customer Service & Logistics, Unilever
  • Jim Hertwig - President and CEO, Florida East Coast Railway
  • Jenny Johnson - Vice President, Intermodal Support Services
  • Craig Mygatt – Senior Director, Maersk Line/SeaLand
  • Val Noel - Senior Vice President and COO, TRAC Intermodal
  • Phil Shook – Director of Intermodal, C.H. Robinson
  • Michael Wilson - Senior Vice President, Hamburg Sud North America Inc. 

*Now President and CEO, Kane Is Able, Inc.
**Now Executive Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer, Mattel Inc.

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