Intern/Co-op

International Falls, MN

Req #8534
Posted: 02/15/24

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 applicants for our Co-op Engineering positions in our International Falls, MN Paper Mill. The International Falls facility is a White Paper Mill owned by Packaging Corporation of America.


Seeking Juniors and Seniors for:

  • Chemical Engineering Co-op
  • Mechanical Engineering Co-op
  • Environmental Engineering Co-op
  • Electrical Engineering Co-op
  • Process Control Engineering Co-op
  • Quality Engineering Co-op


Basic Qualifications:

  • Working towards bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Environmental, Biosystems, Quality, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering required.
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Auto Cad, and Project.
  • 40 hours per week, required to work overtime as needed.  


Knowledge-Skills-Abilities:

  • Must be able to work well under pressure and within time constraints, multi-task,
    and build sound relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Must exhibit excellent communication, analytical, organizational, and computer skills.
  • Must be capable of independently making sound decisions through creative problem-solving.
  • Must be capable of working with ambiguity and change.


PCA provides a competitive comprehensive benefits package.

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

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