On February 24th, 2021, representatives from PepsiCo came to meet with APICS and discuss virtual interview tactics. In the world of COVID-19 the interviewing process has changed a lot and PepsiCo gave us insight on how to prepare for this new environment. We disccussed how to construct a resume, tips on setting up a virtual interview, what values the company is looking for and how to give responses that highlight your past experiences as well as your skills. Overall, a lot of valuable insight was taken away from this meeting.
On February 17th, 2021 we had the opportunity to listen to guest speaker Anthony Zampello talk about S&OP and Master scheduling. During this event, Mr. Zampello gave a lot of insight from his expertise in the field and broke down exactly how the supply chain works. He also explained the similarities and differences of S&OP and Masterscheduling, two aspects that are often mixed up. Overall, a lot of important and helpful information was covered and the event was definitely a success!
On February 1st, 2021 we had our first career workshop. During this time well spent, we had the opportunity to discuss different skills and aspects that employers are looking for. Career services gave insight on how to market ourselves and create a desireable profile that employers are looking for. Overall, it was a very beneficial meeting with a lot of key take aways!
On January 27th, 2021 we had the first GBM of the new
semester. We were able to spend time getting to know
each other and the new E-Board members were introduced. We discussed interesting events and case competitions coming up in the near future. Make sure to stay up to date with the latest from APICS!
On October 5th, 2020, PepsiCo came to meet APICS, and they talked about "Global Procurement". It was interesting to learn how COVID-19 affected PepsiCo's supply chain and how they faced challenges caused by the pandemic. Also, they talked about PepsiCo's working environment and employee's culture. As PepsiCo is internationally located, there are lots of interesting job opportunities globally. Check out PepsiCo's website and look for internship or full-time position! I look forward to seeing everyone on upcoming events!
On September 28th. 2020, APICS hosted Ford Motor Company, commonly known as Ford, an American multinational automaker that has its main headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. Professionals from Ford talked about how to get internship job at Ford, including interviewing tips, networking tips, and how to research company to screen out companies you want. We hope this event was helpful for our members, and we look forward to have more networking opportunity with Ford!
On September 23, 2020, APICS hosted Avantor, a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. They talked about supplier management program, score carding supplies, and job opportunities at Avantor. Corporate events is a good opportunity for you to engage with professionals and network with them, which would help you in getting internship or full-time job in the future. Thanks all for coming today's event!
On August 31, 2020, we had the first GBM. We had time to get to know each other. We are recruiting new Web Coordinator and Event Coordinator, so don't hesitate to be a leader of APICS. There are lots of interesting events we are planning, so please up to date with our email subscription!
Today, we had a workshop with Gore. Gore is an American multinational manufacturing company specializing in products derived from fluoropolymers. At workshop, our members had the opportunity to network with people from Gore and our APICS members，also get to know more about career path at Gore. Thanks to the Global Souring Leader Mark, our members got so much beneficial information!
Welcome back! On Monday, September 9th, APICS hosted a workshop with Bose, the manufacturing company which predominantly sells audio equipment in Business Building. During the event, former graduated Supply Chain Major student Paige, who joined Bose as a full-time employee talked about her experiences at Bose. She also introduced two opportunities: Bose's Co-op and Global Supply Chain (Full-Time) programs. At the end of the event, one of our members won a Bose Frames Audio Sunglasses! Thank you again for those came out to the event!