Student Profile

Chris Godwin
Class of '12

Chris Godwin was in the inaugural Technical Systems Management cohort of Illinois PSM students, earning his degree in 2012.  He completed his internship with Archers Daniels Midland (ADM) in their research and development sector.  Chris is currently a Technical Consultant for Infor, a software company that specializes in enterprise solutions for customer relationship management, supply chain management, enterprise asset management and more.  Chris says that the Illinois PSM program “gave me the ability to market myself in many different lights whether it be my strong science and engineering skills gathered from my TSM courses, or my ability to learn a new job quickly that I picked up in my internship.”

Technical Systems Management Program Graduates

MEET TECHNICAL SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT GRADUATES

 

Saloni Mishra  Class of '15
 
Saloni Mishra is a graduate of the Technical Systems Management program. She chose the Illinois PSM for the “blend of science and business where an understanding of the technical aspect was provided but developed the students to be tomorrow's leaders.” Saloni earned dual undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Informatics from the University of Illinois. She completed her business analyst internship at Country Financial located in Bloomington, Illinois, and credits the Illinois PSM for helping develop the communication skills needed for various departmental presentations and meetings.  She currently works for United Health Group as a Senior Associate for the Technology Development Program in the greater Chicago area.

 

Yen -Chih "Andy" Wang Class of '13 

Andy Wang is a graduate of the Technical Systems Management PSM program.  He earned his undergraduate degree in Life Sciences from the National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan.  Andy completed his business development internship at TaiwanJ Pharmaceuticals, a biotech company focused on developing new medicines for treating hepatitis and autoimmune diseases.  Andy has worked as a researcher and as a quality control chemist. He is not a Quality Control Analyst for Bayer in New Zealand where he investigates non-compliance results and performs root cause analysis. He states the most valuable thing about the Illinois PSM was the "option to take diversified classes and seeing all the career possibilities - scientist, business consultant, or entrepreneur."

 

Chris Godwin  Class of '12
 
Chris Godwin was in the inaugural Technical Systems Management cohort of Illinois PSM students, earning his degree in 2012.  He completed his internship with Archers Daniels Midland (ADM) in their research and development sector.  Chris started his career as a Technical Consultant for Infor, a software company that specializes in enterprise solutions for customer relationship management, supply chain management, enterprise asset management and more.  Now, Chris is an IT Business Analyst at SGSCO, own the moment. Chris says that the Illinois PSM program “gave me the ability to market myself in many different lights whether it be my strong science and engineering skills gathered from my TSM courses, or my ability to learn a new job quickly that I picked up in my internship.”

 

 COMPANIES

Technical Systems Management students have had their Illinois PSM internship at:

  • ADM
  • Advanced Cooling Therapy
  • Best Friends Animal Society
  • Caterpillar
  • CITES Digital Media Group
  • Country Financial
  • Greenpeace
  • J. Walter Thompson
  • Purina
  • TaiwainJ Pharmaceuticals
  • U of I Bollero Research Group
  • and others.

Technical Systems Management graduates have been hired by:

  • ADM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest Loss
  • Bayer
  • BioAnalytics, Inc.
  • Caoyuan Biotech, Ltd.
  • China Merchants Securities Co. Ltd.
  • CITES Digital Media Group
  • Dwyer Instruments
  • Infor
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • United Health Group
  • and others.

POSITIONS

Technical Systems Management graduates have accepted the following positions after graduating from the Illinois PSM:

  • Analyst
  • Associate Technical Consultant
  • Digital Media Specialist 
  • Researcher
  • Sales Engineer
  • Staff Specialist
  • Technology Development Program Associate
  • and more.
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