Auburn Hills Supply Chain Management, Logistics Students Offered Chance to Shadow Professionals

October 25, 2012

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Baker College of Auburn Hills will host Student Shadow Day in conjunction with the Eastern Michigan and Central Michigan Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) roundtables, on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.

Student Shadow Day pairs professionals in the logistics and supply chain management fields with interested students from area colleges to facilitate networking and mentoring relationships and an introduction to real-world experiences.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for students in this field to really experience a day in the life of a supply chain professional,” said Jeff Love, Baker College of Auburn Hills president. “Creating relationships at this event can really make an impact on a student’s future.”

Online event registration ends Monday, Oct. 29, and can be accessed here. The cost for students is $10; Baker College students may attend for free. Interested participants are encouraged to bring copies of their resume for distribution and must be willing to attend the event from noon to 8:30 p.m.

The day’s agenda includes:

  • Noon-4 p.m.–Job shadowing at mentors’ workplaces
  • 5 p.m.-6 p.m.–Registration
  • 6 p.m.-6:30 p.m.–Dinner
  • 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.–Presentation by Carolyn Gawlik, senior director, Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Program, Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • 7:30 p.m.–Networking and resume review

After an afternoon of on-site job shadowing at the mentors’ workplaces, the evening events will take place at Baker College of Auburn Hills, 1500 University Drive, Auburn Hills, in the All Purpose Room.

For more information, contact Harash Sachdev, education chair, 734.487.3165, , or Kerry Zielinski, vice president events, 248.789.9650, .

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