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Fiber Supply Intern
International Paper

Position Overview
The Fiber Supply Intern program is designed to provide real-world exposure and experience to the fiber supply chain which provides raw materials to International Paper pulp and paper mills. Fiber includes: pulpwood, chips, recycled fiber, and fiber fuel (biomass). Intern roles are typically three-month assignments.

Main Responsibilities
This position reports to the facility Fiber Supply Manager or Fiber Specialist and becomes a working team member at that facility. Activities are divided between the mill, field, office, and includes some or all of the following:
ï‚· Timber Security compliance
ï‚· Environmental, sustainability, and BMP inspections and research
ï‚· Fiber Quality assessments
ï‚· Wood cost, inventory, and wood receipts data analysis
ï‚· Supplier relations and wood procurement opportunities
ï‚· Financial summary reporting
ï‚· Special projects; each intern is assigned a special project to conclude at the end of their internship. These projects are typically supply-chain related and can focus on variability reduction, waste elimination, process improvements, etc.

Why work in IP’s Fiber Supply Organization?
1. A collaborative partnership approach for career development and personal growth
2. Organization that prides itself on high standards in safety, the environment, and ethics
3. Have the opportunity to get involved with forest sustainability issues/challenges at-scale
4. Fast paced dynamic work environment (e.g., you will get to do a lot of different things)

Candidates should have successfully completed at least one year in pursuit of a degree in Forestry, Pulp & Paper Science, Agriculture, Business Management, Marketing, Logistics, Supply Chain, Operations, Industrial Engineering, Sustainability Management, or a related field. Candidate must have demonstrated leadership abilities as well as proficiency in analytical and communication skills.
Candidates should have a 3.0 GPA in their core degree program.

International Paper is expecting future openings in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia.

International Paper offers an attractive compensation plan including comprehensive benefits plan, 401(k), and relocation assistance when applicable.

Company Overview
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. In Russia, we have a 50/50 joint venture, Ilim Group, the country's largest integrated manufacturer of pulp and paper. Additional information can be found by visiting

If interested, please apply through your university career services center.


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Florida United States,Alabama United States,Arkansas, United States,Louisiana United States,Virginia United States,South Carolina United States,Oklahoma United States,Mississippi United States,Georgia United States,Texas United States,North Carolina United States
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