Careers and Internships

Careers and Internships

Jobs for Project and Supply Chain Management Graduates

Graduates are uniquely well-prepared for careers in some of the most in-demand professions in business. They are able to manage supply chain and projects initiatives in world-class corporations, government, public sector organizations, construction, third-party logistics providers, and goods and services distribution operations.

According to the Project Management Institute (PMI) Salary Survey, Seventh Edition, 71 percent of those surveyed had received a salary increase in the previous year and the median base salary for project managers within the United States was $105,000.

Who Hires Project and Supply Chain Management Majors?

Employers of recent Behrend Project and Supply Chain Management graduates include Frito Lay, Fairpoint Communications, Pitney Bowes, Spyne, General Electric, Webtec Railway Electronics, Business Resource Group, Modern Industries, Eddie Bauer, Ferguson Enterprises, Unisys, Eastman Kodak, Tyco Electronics, and IBM. 

​Career Planning

Penn State Behrend has a comprehensive support system to help you identify and achieve your goals for the classroom and beyond. Meet with your academic adviser often and also take advantage of the services offered by the Academic and Career Planning Center and by the Black School of Business’ Professional Development Program. You can do this beginning your first semester on campus.

Internships and Co-ops

Students in the School of Business can incorporate an internship experience into their academic program. These professional, career-related experiences in an organizational setting are valuable for a student's professional career development, and students may receive academic credit that applies to their degree program.

If you are a student looking for more information on co-op and internship listings and how to apply, please contact your advisor or the Academic and Career Planning Center.