Title:  Electrical Engineering Intern

Requisition ID:  3468

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Department:  Engineering
Travel:  No Travel Required

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At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. 


With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.


If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you.


A World of Difference. Made Possible.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

The Packaging Machinery division of Graphic Packaging International, Inc. is a worldwide leader in machinery based packaging systems, committed to the optimum use of human and technical resources in a professional and businesslike manner, by providing precision machinery based projects and related services of superior quality, timely delivery and of the highest value through advanced technology and customer service.

The goal of our intern program is to develop future engineering resources for our organization while providing support to our design engineers. We structure the intern assignments so each candidate develops the ability with each new work term to accept an increasing level of complexity and self-reliance.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Design and detail parts and assemblies of automated packaging machinery using SoildWorks 3D CAD.
  • Participate in design reviews.
  • Assist engineers and service technicians with visits to customer facilities to evaluate our equipment in the field.
  • Analyze machine failures for root cause, then propose and implement corrective actions.
  • Machine metal and plastic parts using lathes and CNC mills.
  • Assemble automated packaging machinery.
  • Test automated packaging machinery to insure it meets requirements.
  • Visit other GPI production facilities to see other aspects of the company, such as paper making and carton printing/converting.

Position Requirements:

  • Must be currently enrolled student majoring in electrical or mechanical engineering and must have completed the freshman year.
  • Strong written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills required. Must display maturity and a high level of professionalism.
  • Strong computer skills desired.
  • Must be flexible and able to work overtime when required.


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Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta