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American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)

Membership Benefits

  • student programs
  • career resources
  • resources and webinars
  • Exam content access
  • local chapters participation

Membership Fees

Free student membership for full-time students

Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)

Membership Information

Members network with one another and improve supply chain management skills. Members develop, advance, and share their supply chain knowledge and research.

Membership Fees

$40 student membership for full-time students majoring in Supply Chain Management

Warehousing Education & Resource Council (WERC)

Membership Benefits

  • Educational events
  • Performance metrics for benchmarking
  • Practical research
  • Expert insights
  • Peer-to-peer knowledge exchange

Membership Fees

$40 student membership for full-time students

Institute of Supply Management (ISM)

Membership Benefits

  • subscription to Supply Management magazine
  • full access to the ISM website with searchable databases and employment opportunities & CAPS Research reports

Membership Fees

Dues-free membership for full-time students and faculty

Intermodal Association of North America (IANA)

Membership Benefits

  • education
  • networking
  • events
  • innovation
  • communication
  • discounts on IANA's products, programs, and services

Membership Fees

$125 annual associate membership fee for students

Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME)

Membership Benefits

  • subscription to Target magazine
  • Member rates for all AME events - webinars, workshops, tours and roundtables
  • networking opportunities
  • Attendance at the AME Annual Conference

Membership Fees

Dues-free membership for students, and includes membership to APICS

Supply Chain and Logistics Management Bachelor Completer Internship (Track 1)

The School of Business offers students the option to choose between Track I (Internship) or Track II (Capstone course) for Supply Chain and Logistics Management Bachelor Completer students who live in: Florida, Kansas, Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. Internships are offered once a year, during the fall quarter.

Students who are interested in pursuing Track I (Internship) should:

1) Connect with their Advisor or Supply Chain and Logistics Management Department Chair, Dr. Jenny Ekern, approximately two quarters prior to being scheduled to take the Capstone course to express interest in pursuing an Internship rather than the Capstone course

2) Discuss Internship option with Department Chair, Dr. Jenny Ekern

3) Locate and secure their internship site

4) Reach out to the Department Chair, Dr. Jenny Ekern, with information about the internship site so that the Department Chair can generate a contract for the internship site to sign. Getting an early start is important, as the contracting process may require weeks to complete.

Securing an Internship

Make sure your resume is up to date and ready to go. Treat an internship as an extended working interview. There is no guarantee that your internship will lead to an offer for a permanent role, but employers sometimes hire interns. You are welcome to submit your resume for review through Hiration at any time

Search high and low. Internships are sometimes posted on websites such as Indeed and Rasmussen’s employment portal, Job Connect. Details about Job Connect are provided below. Not all internship opportunities are posted online. Research employer websites and call directly even if you don’t see anything posted. When you reach out, introduce yourself as a Rasmussen University student (provide anticipated graduation date) and let him/her know what you are requesting. 

Job Connect

Job Connect is Rasmussen University’s job board where the employers we connect with on a day to day basis in Career Services post internships and job openings specifically for Rasmussen Students and Alumni. You can access Job Connect at and download the “Simplicity Jobs and Careers” app on your phone or tablet.

New Ebooks

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The Digital Transformation of Logistics

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is predicted to transform Logistics and Supply Chain Management, with delivery systems becoming automated, smart networks created everywhere, and data being collected and analyzed universally. The Digital Transformation of Logistics: Demystifying Impacts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution provides a holistic overview of this vital subject clouded by buzz, hype, and misinformation.

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The New (Ab)Normal

In his new book, The New (Ab)Normal, MIT Professor Yossi Sheffi maps how the Covid-19 pandemic impacted business, supply chains, and society. He exposes the critical role supply chains play in helping people, governments, and companies to manage the crisis.

Cover art for Smar and Sustainable Supply Chain and Logistics

Smart and Sustainable Supply Chain and Logistics - Trends, Challenges, Methods and Best Practices

This book discusses the critical contemporary issues of sustainability and integration of physical and information flow. It explores the digitalization of logistics processes and the need for a more integrated and a seamless cooperation in supply chain management, which are dominant trends in business practice.

Cover art for Principles of Global Supply Chain Management

Principles of Global Supply Chain Management

This book offers insight into the global supply chain sector--analyzing the strategic, operational and financial aspects of the industry, and addressing the key elements in the management of global supply chains. Topics include: What are supply chain markets? What are supply chain strategies? What are the key roles of logistics service providers, logistics education operators and logistics associations? How should supply chain operations be managed?

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