Supply Chain

Georgia-Pacific (GP) is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals. With renowned brands such as Quilted Northern® and Angel Soft® tissues, Brawny® and Sparkle® paper towels, and Dixie® tabletop products, it’s estimated that at least one Georgia-Pacific consumer product is used in 85 percent of homes nationwide.

Before these brands are welcomed into each household, it takes an experienced team of supply chain professionals to make the process possible. The collaborative team is involved with demand, production and distribution planning; mill and facility operations; transportation contract negotiations and operations; warehousing and logistics operations; strategic sourcing; procurement and more.

Summer Internship (3 months) - Supply Chain / Procurement

GP’s Summer Supply Chain internship program is designed for students interested in applying their supply chain classroom knowledge in a challenging, fast-paced work setting. The summer interns are placed into a specific area of supply chain specialty, including but not limited to procurement operations, strategic sourcing, or transportation logistics. During the summer program, interns are encouraged to build a professional network among GP’s other supply chain divisions and other business sectors to gain a high-level understanding of the end-to-end supply chain as it related to our manufacturing operations.

This paid Summer opportunity includes:

  • Internship Kick-Off event in Atlanta, which includes opportunities for training, networking, and team-building activities
  • Day-trip to one of GP’s manufacturing facilities for a mill tour
  • Exposure to GP’s manufacturing operations and business leaders
  • End-of-internship project presentations to executive business leadership

*Ability and willingness to relocate is required for consideration.

Location: Atlanta, GA

6-month Internship - Supply Chain

GP’s 6-month supply chain internship program spans the duration of one semester of school (either late-May –November, or January- May), and offers real-world application for the supply chain knowledge you have gained in the classroom. You will be placed into one of our supply chain management organizations, including but not limited to strategic sourcing, transportation logistics, warehousing logistics, supply/demand planning, supply chain analytics, or procurement operations. 6-Month interns will gain a deep understanding of the end-to-end supply chain as it relates to GP’s manufacturing operations through job shadowing, mentorship, deep dives, and even field trips!

This paid 6-month opportunity includes:

  • Internship Kick-Off event in Atlanta which includes formalized training, networking opportunities, and team-building activities with other interns
  • Personal assigned mentor who has previously been through the 6-month internship program
  • Paid travel to GP’s manufacturing facilities and educational mill tours, including an overnight trip to Green Bay, Wisconsin for a glimpse into our transportation logistics sector
  • Formal job-shadowing rotation to sample various facets of our supply chain organization (including roles such as procurement specialist, supply/demand planner, and transportation logistics analyst)
  • End-of-internship project presentations to executive business leadership
  • Need-based housing assistance

Location: Atlanta, GA; Ft. Smith, AR; Green Bay, WI

 

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