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Company Orientation program


Business and Economics Department

Company Orientation program

Objectives:

The Company Orientation Program provides an opportunity for students who are majoring in Transportation and Logistics Management to be introduced to a transportation-related organization. Local businesses and students gain from this program that provides students with opportunities to become familiar with an overview of the day-to-day operations of a local business in the transportation and logistics industry.

Time Frame:

1 - 2 days

Company Responsibilities:

  1. Provide UW-Superior with company contact names for participation in the orientation program.
  2. Coordinate with the student to schedule the orientation session.
  3. Provide an overview of your organization by taking the students through all aspects related to day-to-day operations.
  4. Provide UW-Superior and the DSTA with feedback on the organization of this program.

Students Responsibilities:

  1. Research the company via their web site or additional information provided by the business.
  2. Call the company to establish initial contact and to schedule the orientation.
  3. Arrive on time for the orientation and participate fully to get the most out of your experience.
  4. Ask questions about the company, job opportunities, and how the business is run/organized.
  5. Send a thank-you note to your orientation company.

Provide your instructor with a 2-4  page, typed, double-spaced, written summary regarding the learning that took place as a result of your orientation (may also be made available to the company).

Company Orientation Document


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