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By  Taylor Krakuszeski

JD Robinson graduated from NC State in 2012 with a degree in Chemical Engineering and Pulp & Paper Science Engineering.  He currently works as a Recaust Process Engineer for Weyerhaeuser.  We recently reached out to JD to find out about his experience here at NC State,  his current career, and advise for current students.Alumni Spotlight - JD Robinson

Experience at NC State

  • Internship/co-op experience: PCS Phosphate, Weyerhaeuser.
  • Favorite class: PE – Bowling
  • Best memory at State: Watching the NC State Football team beat UNC every year while I was in school.
  • Worst memory: Not finishing my minor.
  • Clubs/hobbies: TAPPI, Intramural softball, football & volleyball and NC State athletics.
  • Favorite part of PSE program: Small class size as compared to other majors.
  • Most important thing PSE taught me: Core values of performing my job ethically.

Current Career Information

  • Company/job position: Weyerhaeuser – Recaust Process Engineer.
  • Years at current job: 1 year
  • Favorite part of job: There is always different problems to solve each day.
  • Biggest accomplishment in career: Mill Excellence Award for Kamyr Digester Chip Feed System Upgrade.

Advice for Current Student

  • Take full advantage of all internships/co-op experiences as they will definitely pay off in the long run.

Personal InformationAlumni Spotlight - JD Robinson

  • Hometown: Washington, NC
  • Family: Parents – John & Beth Robinson
  • Hobbies/Interests: NC State Athletics, fishing, snowboarding & travel