Management and Marketing

WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

ANNUAL SCM DAY - SEPTEMBER 18, 2018

Your SCM Talent Source

Acquire top Supply Chain Talent and Network with World-class Companies

SCM Students in Dot Food Warehouse

Sponsored by Dot Foods


About SCM Day

SCM Day is the primary networking and recruiting event for our students and industry partners. The event is hosted prior to most companies making their hiring decisions regarding internship and employment for the following spring and summer.

Students from freshman year through graduate school attend the day’s events.

  • Semi-annual advisory board meeting with program updates. Industry partners provide advice and input regarding classroom curriculum and trends.
  • Table Fair: company representatives have access to the talent pool of potential interns and employees. Businesses provide materials about their companies, careers available, etc.
  • Students gain information about the companies attending, practices and trends in the SCM field and learn from leaders in the industry.
  • On site interviews may be conducted.
  • Evening dinner with keynote address. Business reps have an opportunity to witness students in a social setting.

Keynote Speaker

Brian Byers SCM Day Keynote Speaker

The speaker for SCM Day is Brian Byers, VP of Development at Neuhoff Media Decatur, and member of economic development board of Decatur.

Byers is the host of Byers & Co., the weekday morning staple at WSOY-AM and Decatur Illinois’ number one rated program for over 20 years. In 2013 and 2015, Byers was awarded the NAB Marconi Award for excellence in broadcasting and has been nominated again in 2018. Byers has won 24 Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Awards including Broadcaster of the Year, Best Morning Team and Best Community Service. Byers work for area charities also earned WSOY three prestigious National Association of Broadcasters Crystal Awards for excellence in community service. Byers and Byers & Co. have directly generated $17 million in goods and funds for local charities over the past 20 years. Byers has served on numerous boards and commissions, including the Decatur Parks Foundation, Decatur Public Schools Foundation and The United Way.

Schedule

Advisory Board Meeting:
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Lunch:
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

SCM Career Fair Event:
1:30 - 4:30 p.m., University Union Heritage Room

Dinner with employer representatives, students, and faculty/staff:
5:00 - 7:00 p.m., University Union Lamoine Room

Questions?

Please contact the Department of Management and Marketing at (309) 298-1535.

Registration

SCM Students at Dot Foods