Manufacturing Internship – Summer 2024
Full-Time / Seasonal
Mt. Vernon, Ohio
$20 per hour
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global leader in packaging and paper with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and North Africa. Its businesses include industrial and consumer packaging and uncoated papers. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs approximately 40,000 people and is strategically located in more than 24 countries serving customers world-wide.
International Paper's vision is to be one of the best and most respected companies in the world. A company of substance in everything we do, from the products we make, to investing in communities, to protecting our environment, International Paper supports communities where our employees live and work.
We are looking for motivated individuals who are looking to explore a career in manufacturing leadership and/ or at International Paper. Successful candidates will be capable of performing a multitude of functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment. Opportunities will be in Mt. Vernon, Ohio. Our workplace requires individuals who understand the nature of the business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity.
Successful candidates will work approximately 80% on our production floor with the production team to learn from the ground up, being exposed to each area of our business. Specifically, they will run machines, read factory orders, accurately read tape measures, gauges and other test equipment, utilize shop math, inspect, count and stack product, accurately complete quality and administrative documents and follow directions. In addition, the remaining 20% of the time will be assigned a project relating to leadership to complete and report out on by the end of the summer assignment. The expectation is to work with local leadership to demonstrate growth in leadership skills.
Candidates must be willing to work alternative shifts, weekends and / or overtime as needed. A highly qualified candidate will express and interest in supervision, direction and leadership in safety, quality, productivity, and engagement to ensure goals are met. Preferred candidates will be those who are finishing a degree in a related field of study such as manufacturing, leadership, and / or engineering.
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans/All pools of diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Graduating March ’25 - June ’26
Business Administration & Management, Operations Management, Management Science, Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies & Technicians, Industrial Production Technologies & Technicians, Mechanical Engineering Technologies & Technicians, Quality Control and Safety Technologies & Technicians, Transportation Operations, Maintenance, and Repair, Construction Trades, Metalworking and Plastic working, Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings, Woodworking, Undeclared, Individual Studies, General Studies, Materials Science & Engineering, General Engineering, Packaging Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering
No GPA preference set
US work authorization is required
Manufacturing, 35,000+ employees
875 Pittsburgh Drive, Delaware, Ohio 43015, United States