Corporate Sponsorship Program

Center for Supply Chain Research™ Corporate Sponsorship Program benefits and contact information for additional questions.

The Center for Supply Chain Research™ (CSCR™) welcomes industry leaders to consider membership in its Corporate Sponsorship Program. The goal of the program is to create a comprehensive research and education partnerships between the center and a limited number of member firms in the field.

Benefits of Corporate Sponsorship

  • Advisory Meetings—Meet with the Center's leadership team to review the State-of-the-CSCR™, influence future event topics, and the planning and debriefing of the Center's research agenda.
  • CSCR™ Research—Direct the CSCR™ research agenda and gain priority access to current faculty, practitioner collaboration, and student research.
  • Student Research—Submit your industry research requests matching graduate and undergraduate interests and talents.  Our students gain practical knowledge in the field while your organization receives a tangible deliverable.
  • Education—Receive two prepaid seats for our popular Supply Chain Leaders Forum, Supply Chain Talent Development Symposium, two prepaid seats and priority registration for open enrollment Penn State Executive Education programs and certificates, and three prepaid seats for monthly virtual self-development Supply Chain Leadership Academy learning experiences.
  • Recruiting—Connect with over 1,000 graduate and undergraduate supply chain, management information systems, industrial engineering, and information systems and technology students seeking permanent employment, co-ops, and internships at the CSCR™ Supply Chain and Information Systems Career Fair.  The fair targets students interested in full-time employment, co-ops and internships in the supply chain field.  Sponsors receive complimentary career fair registration and prime booth placement and attract 90+ companies in the spring and fall semesters.
  • Management Support—Meet face-to-face with our faculty affiliates to brainstorm industry-specific issues.  The Center also assists sponsors with preliminary information collection for your logistics initiatives.
  • Communications—Sponsors are assigned a key point of contact providing CSCR™ concierge service to ensure you are taking full advantage of all your sponsor benefits. Your CSCR™ POC will schedule quarterly calls to address any questions you may have and update you on all CSCR™ activities.  Sponsors also have access to a "members only" online knowledge repository organized by research, executive education, recruiting, and exclusive corporate sponsor programs.

The Corporate Sponsorship Program is an attractive vehicle for business leaders to stay current in the rapidly changing supply chain management landscape.

An online list of CSCR™ Corporate Sponsors is available.

For more information contact:

Steve Tracey
Executive Director
Center for Supply Chain Research™
Smeal College of Business
The Pennsylvania State University
488 Business Building
University Park, PA 16802-3603
Telephone: 814-867-5860

Tracie Shannon
Administrative Director
Center for Supply Chain Research™
Smeal College of Business
The Pennsylvania State University
488 Business Building
University Park, PA 16802-3603
Telephone: 814-863-3234