Description: Paper Science & Mechanical/Chemical Engineering - Summer internships
Job Location: Rock Hill, SC - IPG (Industrial Products Group) Facility
Timeframe: Summer semester 2018
Students will spend the internship working & learning in a designated Caraustar Industrial Products Group facility. The program will require students to work in a full-time hourly position for 8hrs/day, M-F (40hrs/wk). The position is a full time, paid internship. Students will be paired with the facility manager, which will provide guidance & mentorship throughout the semester. During the semester, students’ duties will include:
- Production: an in-depth overview of spiral tube & core production; working directly with production crews & equipment
- Quality Control: understanding the fundamentals of testing equipment & the quality variables and attributes of finished products
- Maintenance: facility maintenance requirements; preventative maintenance & daily upkeep of equipment
- Administrative: purchasing, HR, shipping/receiving, production scheduling, manager & supervisor requirements & performance management techniques
Abilities/Skills: Strong written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills required; students must display a high level of professionalism & leadership tact.
Employer Expectations: Demonstrates acceptance of responsibility; shows pride in work performed; demonstrates flexibility in acceptance of assignments and schedules; maintains professional behavior and appearance; exhibits dependability.
Career Opportunities: Students that display a high level of engagement/comprehension may be offered a salaried administrative position post-graduation. Positions could include, but not limited to, facility & production level management.