Our Master of Supply Chain Management program is rigorous, but the benefits extend far beyond your coursework!
With the explosive growth of e-commerce and the prevalence of innovative technologies like AI, the demand for supply chain professionals continues to surge. In fact, employment of logisticians is projected to grow 28 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations. So, it’s no surprise that salaries for highly qualified supply chain professionals are rapidly rising. We’ll make sure you’re ready to step in and take a leadership role—and drive the industry forward.
*97% of SCMr class of 2023 provided salary data
Class of ’23 Undergrad Majors
Career Services—for Your Entire Career
We know you’re destined for professional success. But who will you become? We’ll guide you from the moment you accept our offer of admittance. We’re interested in learning about your aspirations and unique talents; to know who you are when you’re at your best. Our promise to you – extensive 1:1 coaching, expert advice, extensive resources, an array of leading employers seeking to recruit our students, and most importantly, an unparalleled network of loyal alumni.
Meet and network with a wide array of top-tier employers as they visit our campus each fall and spring to interview students. These meetings often culminate in job offers.
Join a career chat with some of our many alumni and corporate partner executives. These are workshops and presentations that will introduce you to supply chain functional roles, industries, and employer expectations. Weekly alumni visits, recruiting information sessions, and informal coffee chats are scheduled to align with employer hiring schedules. To accommodate student schedules, we prioritize interviewing on campus.
Recruiting visits to the Bay Area and/or Seattle and site visits to Boston-area companies will connect you with alumni and top employers, while our annual international and domestic study treks will give you an invaluable and memorable perspective on global trade.
This in-depth personality assessment tool will help you understand, value, and direct your natural talents. As an integral component of career preparation, strengths coaching will ensure that you know how to be an effective team member and help you tell your story to employers.
This online review tool will help you quickly refine your resumé using benchmarked supply chain data, tailoring it to specific roles. The personal resumé review by a SCM career staff member will further polish and orient your accomplishments, so your resumé gets the attention of employers you’re looking to impress.
We retain professional consultants to help you develop and hone your presentation skills. Before you graduate, you’ll be able to tell your story with confidence in interviews, at networking events, in cover letters, and on LinkedIn.
Compete in a three-week, team-based, business case challenge, where you’ll creatively address and solve a data-centric supply chain problem submitted by a partner company.
We offer intensive and unlimited one-on-one interview preparation meetings, including mock interviews, to every student until they secure employment. If you’re interested in a consulting career, we offer a subscription to Case Coach. Also, our alumni often deliver case preparation workshops, so you can master your case interviewing skills.
Our services don’t stop when you get a job offer. We’ll help you assess your offer and give you strategies for negotiating it. We’ll also provide you access to proprietary data that will allow you to make an informed decision.
Our supply chain career community increases student awareness of functional roles, employer expectations, companies, and industries that align with students’ strengths and interests. Alumni regularly advise and mentor students and actively recruit. To learn more or get involved email SCM Career Development & Alumni Relations Officer Len Morrison.
Employers of SCM Class of ’23
|Alvarez & Marsal
|WW Supply Demand Planner
|Bristol Myers Squibb
|Emerging Leaders Development Program Manager
|Demand and Supply Planning Manager
|Supply Chain Orchestration Lead
|Sr. Supply Chain Program Manager
|Innovation Program Manager
|Data Science Consultant
|McKinsey & Company
|Staff Program Manager
|Materials Program Manager
|NPI Supply Chain Program Manager
|Global Supply Manager
|Senior Demand Planner
|Supply Chain Manager
|Supply Chain Strategy Manager
|Senior Data Scientist
The STEM/OPT Advantage
Our SCM Master’s degree program is a qualified STEM/OPT program, which means if you are an international student and you complete our 10-month residential degree program, you could apply for an extension of your F-1 visa status. This extension would allow you to work in the United States for up to three years after you graduate, without an H-1B visa. In most years, 100% of international students secure U.S. employment offers.
The SCM Alumni Network–An Unparalleled Career Resource
Our alumni are managers and executives at top-tier employers across the globe. Having experienced personalized career support as students themselves, they’re eager to pay it forward. Our graduates regularly recruit on campus, internally refer applicants, host site visits, and provide one-on-one career guidance and support.Read more
SCM Recruiting Starts Early
As soon as you accept an offer to enroll in our program, we’ll begin working with you to understand your career goals and help you achieve them.
Prior to your arrival on campus, we’ll assign you an alumni mentor. You’ll meet with SCM career staff, complete a self-assessment, and refine your resumé. Recruiting can start even before classes begin in September, so it’s crucial to be ready.
Upon arrival, you’ll participate in an accelerated career orientation program, meeting frequently with SCM career staff for personalized guidance. We’ll help you clarify your career goals and refine your presentation skills so you’re ready to interview with employers. Helping you tell your story is what we do best, and we enlist the support of professional consultants and numerous MIT alumni throughout the year to help you perfect these skills.
Early fall and early spring are the busiest times for recruiting. Employer recruiting sessions, coffee chats, on-campus interviews, site visits, study treks, case competitions, and countless introductions to our supportive alumni are how we build the bridge between you and our employers and alumni.