Fall 2022 Engineering Co-op

DeRidder, LA

Req #6244
Posted: 04/18/22

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company.  Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds.  Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence.  We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers.  Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust


We are seeking resumes for an Engineering Co-op/Intern (4 openings for Fall 2022)in our DeRidder, LA facility



Principle Accountabilities:

  • Work with Project/Process/Reliability Engineers as a resource for various projects.
  • Work on special projects assigned to assist engineers, teach responsibility, and improve communication.
  • Utilize computer software for P&ID drawing and assist in maintaining equipment files.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled student majoring in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and have completed the freshman year.
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0 is required
  • Must be eligible to work in the US on a full time basis

The successful candidate must possess the following Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Candidate must display maturity and a high level of professionalism.
  • The Co-op student must take ownership of his work. The ability to work with other lab personnel, operators, and supervisors is a requirement. A positive work attitude is essential.

Co-Op information:

  • Housing for the Co-Op(s) will be provided.



Actively recruiting at the following Universities: McNeese State, Lamar University, University of Louisiana – Lafayette, Louisiana State University, and Louisiana Tech University

All qualified applicants must apply at Careers.packagingcorp.com to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.