10 Pieces of Career Advice from a Seasoned Expert
President of Lenovo’s Data Center Group, Kirk Skaugen, shared some advice based on the key lessons he had learned over the course of his 20+ year career.
Pillars of the Public: Procurement Officials
What is public procurement? To the public, procurement is a hidden function, but procurement has touched almost every interaction that any member of the public has with a public entity. Road asphalt? Public procurement officials buy that. N95 medical masks to fight the coronavirus pandemic? Public procurement officials buy that.
Overcoming Challenges When Faced With Limited Resources
Danèlle Cutting and her student team went above and beyond to provide answers for their client John Deere when working on a project for the manufacturer last fall.
Helping Students ‘Think and Do’: Carol Kozar
Over the past 20+ years, Carol Kozar has held executive leadership positions at IBM, RTI, and SAS. See how she's using that experience to help push NC State supply chain students forward.
A Clear and Constant Thirst for Academic and Professional Growth
If there was ever an award for most dedicated student, NC State alum Krunal Sonpal — who recently became VP of sourcing at a multinational investment bank — might very well be in the running.
When Life Gives You Lemons: A 2020 Summer Internship Story
Emily Goldblatt was supposed to spend her summer vacation half-way across the country working as a procurement intern for a major infection prevention product manufacturer. What actually happened is a whole different story.
The ‘Who’, ‘What’ and ‘Why’ of Two First-Year MBA Students
Get to know these two first-year MBA students, from their interest in supply chain to their expectations for starting a new chapter of their lives under such unusual circumstances.
A Lesson in ‘Seizing the Moment’ to Land a Full-Time Job After Graduation
For students who are serious about finding a fulfilling job after graduation, taking the time to engage with the people and opportunities around them is a must. Just ask recent Poole College of Management alumni Gabriela Snow and Allison Taphouse, who, thanks to some strategic networking their senior year, now work full-time jobs they love.
Helping Students ‘Think and Do’: Craig Weeks
Despite making plans to retire back in early 2018, Craig Weeks continues to spend his time helping others, including the students in NC State's supply chain program who work on projects for the SCRC's partner companies.
Partner Spotlight: Cheniere Energy
Bill Knittle, VP of supply chain management at Cheniere Energy, talks about what he appreciates most about NC State’s supply chain program based on his experiences sponsoring student project teams and working with the multiple undergraduate and MBA alumni he and his team have hired over the years.