Title:  Summer Intern

Requisition ID:  1601

Queen City, TX, US, 75572

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  No Travel Required

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.

Summer Intern


JOB FUNCTION: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Provide support for improvement projects at the Texarkana Mill. Depending on area assigned and major, you may work with projects that involve process improvements, equipment reliability, process control, and/or support trials and investigations of new technologies.
  • Drive best practices in safe operations and ensure the safety of all operations, maintenance and staff personnel.
  • Needs to be self-starter, be self-directed, take initiative to move forward with ideas, be committed and be able to work with and influence others.
  • Must learn quickly to analyze data.
  • Lead one or more projects that will be started and completed within the summer.
  • Assist in writing standard operating procedures and training manuals.
  • Provide engineering support to other departments, as needed.
  • Present to the department periodically, and to the Lead Team at the end of the internship.


Required Skills:


  • Pursuing Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Pulp & Paper Science preferred. Will consider other engineering disciplines.

Key Competencies:

  • Comfortable working in both laboratory and manufacturing environments.
  • Desire to work on projects.
  • Leadership skills
  • Good analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication abilities
  • Ability and desire to work in a team environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on the needs of the business

Nearest Major Market: Texarkana