Industrial Distribution

Welcome to the Industrial Distribution Program

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Preparation for Careers

UNK’s Industrial Distribution degree program is a combination of engineering and business. ID professionals are hands-on workers who primarily operate as the sales and marketing arm for manufacturers of industrial products. Course offerings provide students with professional, technical, business, communication, and leadership competencies.

  • Job placement near 100%
  • Average starting salary near $60K
  • Meaningful work
  • Good stability
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Team-driven work environment
Interested in attending a UNK ID Career event?
Connect with an ID Faculty HERE for approval to attend the career event. 

Career Event Booths

Real World Experiences

A summer internship is required of all Industrial Distribution students at UNK. Internships provide students with the opportunity to apply skills learned in the classroom and laboratories and the ability to experience the industry first hand. Permanent job offers are often the result. Internships are completed both locally and throughout the United States.

The growing list of companies that continue to support the UNK Industrial Distribution students now exceeds more than 130 companies nationwide.


ID Program Partners includes individuals, trade associations, distributors, and manufacturers providing financial support and enhancement to the UNK Industrial Distribution program. Support from ID Partners enables us to provide world-class education and service to students and hiring firms.
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