International Paper Company is a global paper and packaging company with an extensive North American merchant distribution system, with primary markets and manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. As of 2010, the company had approximately 60,000 employees, and a 2009 annual sales of $23 billion. In August 2008, the company bought the containerboard packaging and recycling unit of Weyerhaeuser, becoming the largest maker of corrugated boxes in North America.
Interns and co-ops are placed in several different areas, including communications, computer science, engineering (chemical, electrical, environmental, mechanical and paper), finance, pulp and paper technology, forestry, human resources and marketing. The internship and co-op programs prepare participants for a career in supply chain and logistics.
Typically, the company recruits rising college sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as first-year graduate students. Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Degrees in logistics, supply chain and business management are preferred.
Larry Simmons, International Paper
International Paper Company
6400 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38197
Phone: (901) 419-9000
Number of Interns: 10 to 20
Academic Level: College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Graduate Students