First Year Supply Chain and Logistics

Learn more about your future in supply chain management and logistics as a first-year student.

There are many ways to explore careers, apply your skills, and pursue your dreams at W. P. Carey. Our supply chain and logistics community will provide you with on-demand career support and direction at every stage of your career management journey. Bookmark this page and return throughout the year to see what you need to know (and do!) now and later. Here you’ll find resources, advice, events, personal connections, and other career opportunities — created and curated for first-year global logistics management and supply chain management students.

  • Global Logistics Management

    Thrive in a dynamic organization with the preparation of a W. P. Carey business degree. Develop knowledge in areas of strategic business process in logistics management, and understand their relationship to the global distribution of goods and services.

    Learn more: Career Fast Facts | W. P. Carey Advising | ASU Degree Search

  • Supply Chain Management

    The W. P. Carey business degree in supply chain management develops skills and expertise critical to the success of companies across industries and around the world. Graduate with the tools to immediately take leadership roles as a supply chain management or consultant, and to assume increasingly important positions related to supply chain operations and executive leadership.

    Learn more: Career Fast Facts | W. P. Carey Advising | ASU Degree Search

  • Consulting

    Consultants are professional experts who provide solutions and strategies to improve the financial and operational health of an organization. Consulting can be an attractive post-graduation goal, but these roles are competitive and preparation is demanding. It is important to begin exploring consulting early to ensure it is right for you and to set yourself apart in this relationship-driven market. If you are interested in consulting, check out the links below to learn more.

    Learn more: Consulting Program | Consulting Career Map | Consulting Workshops

Identify what’s now and next in your journey


Remember, career management is a lifelong process — and every effective plan starts with a thoughtful strategy. Learn more about career management at W. P. Carey, and the other key elements of your journey. This page includes relevant ways to move forward based on your current year and career path.

Peer coaching for sophomores


Our MBA peer career coaches offer drop-in appointments as well as career appointments for first- and second-year students. Visit your sophomore career community to connect with peer coaches relevant to your major and career path. MBA peer career coaches are available to help you with:

  • A review of your resume/cover letter and feedback for improvement
  • Basic interviewing skills
  • General career-related questions


Featured Resources

These resources have been specifically curated to aid you in your career goal setting and job search.

Vault Guide Resources

Alumni Advice

What You Need to Know

Explore targeted perspectives written for you by career experts. Updated throughout the year, this content is designed to match your current needs and delivered when you need it most.

Student Organizations

Joining student clubs and organizations comes with many benefits. Develop leadership skills, learn to work in a team, add new connections to your network, and more. To view club events, click on Learn more within each club listing. Club Leaders click here to request a career presentation.

Career Courses

Explore the curriculum that launches W. P. Carey careers. Timed and designed to align with your program of study, you will engage in courses that directly support your career confidence, capabilities, and prospects.