Intern/Co-Op (IS)

Jackson, AL

Req #5719
Posted: 01/14/22

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 IT Co-op in our Jackson, AL. Paper Mill.

The Software Developer co-op will work with our local IT staff and corporate application development team, and will be responsible for assisting with the development, testing, deployment, and quality assurance of various business applications. In this role, you will work on requirements gathering, data mapping and conversion, custom coding, and testing.

Principle Accountabilities:

Work with development staff to assist with the building and testing of application programs.

Coding, quality assurance, testing, report writing.

Basic Qualifications:

Currently enrolled majoring in Computer Science/ CIS or equivalent program.

Certifications are a plus. CompTIA's A+, Network+, or Security+ are preferred.

Must be a student in good standing with the University.

Experience using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Project, and AutoCAD.

Able to pass pre-employment background check and drug test.

A minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in programming and web development, especially working with Microsoft .NET framework, VB.NET/C#, ASP.NET, CSS, and javascript

Experience with MS SQL Server, MS Visual Studio, MS Office, and MS Report Builder

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

Ability to be able to work well under pressure and within time constraints, multi-task, and build sound relationships with both internal and external customers.

Ability to exhibit excellent communication, analytical, organizational, and computer skills.

Capable of independently making sound decisions through creative problem solving, ambiguity, and change.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously.

Ability to read and understand technical correspondence, memos, instructions, and reports.

Ability to apply skills to continuous process improvement while maintaining maximum levels of safety.

Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities.

Strong planning and follow up skills.

Excellent people and process management skills.

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

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