Casey Dunn ’16
BP; Houston, TX
BP; Houston, TX
What extracurricular activities were you involved in at Texas A&M? Business Administration Society Treasurer, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
What were your job responsibilities for your internship? In the summer of 2015, I completed an internship with BP. There, I determined the view of the future of indirect procurement by evaluating the current state against the best in class practices occurring in the market and used this information to run workshops to collect information on key areas for improvement. In addition, I helped to improve strategy planning processes and formed a guideline for the department’s upcoming road map. The Supply Chain program at A&M prepared me for this by giving me both the proper academic knowledge and communication skills necessary to complete a successful internship.
What was your favorite Supply Chain Management course at Texas A&M? Dr. Agrawal’s SCMT 335 (Sourcing and Procurement) class was my favorite because of his real world examples and passion for the subject matter. The class also gave me the opportunity to increase my teamwork skills.
What do you feel was the most beneficial course you took? MGMT 211 (Legal and Social Environment of Business) seemed the most beneficial because it taught me about many interesting areas of the legal world in a way that was directly related to the areas of business.
Any specific advice you would give to current Supply Chain Management students? Get involved in extra-curricular activities as soon as possible and remember that it is never too early to start interviewing with companies. Also, take advantage of talking with professors and have a good time making new friends.