Record Hiring Through ICPF Continues
For the past 10 or more years, 100 - 150 students and new graduates have been hired annually through the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation’s (ICPF) various programs. Some these recruiting resources include ICPF’s careers in corrugated packaging social network that regularly has up to 1,200 students who have registered with interest in entering the industry, its career portal where ICPF partner firms can post internships and entry level openings, the resume bank that currently has over 200 active resumes, ICPF student / executive dialogue dinners, and ICPF’s national Teleconferences on the business of corrugated packaging & displays and the careers that is annually attended by over 500 students on up to 20 campuses, Students across the country are additionally regularly engaged with ICPF student representatives on each partner campus, ICPF’s mentor program, ICPF’s student advisory board, ICPF campus presentations by corrugated industry representatives and plant tours. These programs were maintained virtually during the pandemic.
As the height of the 2021 hiring season is coming to a close, it has been one of the most active hiring seasons for ICPF. So far this year, an estimated 150 or more new graduates and student interns have been hired for production, operations, sales and design. The educational backgrounds of the students and new graduates have included business, packaging engineering, chemical & process engineering, paper science, industrial engineering, technology engineering, structural & graphic design, mechanical engineering, and related.
If you are an ICPF Corporate Partner, ICPF encourages you to begin posting 2022 student internships and career openings for 2022 graduates on the portal as early as this August 2021. Click here to see a few of the recent hires made through ICPF this year.