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E&I Maintenance Intern


International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting


Instrumentation/Electrical Maintenance Intern

Pay Rate: $18.50

Flint River Mill is looking for dependable people with excellent problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills.


This new position will assist E&I Technicians in routine maintenance work as well as performing many duties independently during a spring, summer, or fall internship.


Maintain and troubleshoot electrical and instrumentation equipment.  Install, start-up, program, calibrate, and tune analog and digital field instrumentation.  Also maintain motor control center, substations, and power distribution equipment.



  • Must be currently 18 years of age or older
  • Eligible for employment in the U.S.
  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent work experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to function in a team environment.
  • Enrolled in and have completed one year of an  Electrical-Instrumentation Technology (or an equivalent, recognized Electrical & Instrumentation Technology Program)
  • Knowledge of DCS, PLC, Electric drive, and power distribution systems


 PLUS:  Must be willing to meet the following requirements:

  • Undergo a drug screen for illicit use of drugs as a condition of employment
  • Submit to periodic drug screens as a condition of employment.
  • Work any shift and/or a rotating shift schedule
  • Work overtime on a regular basis and with last minute notification
  • Work holidays and/or weekends on a regular basis
  • Wear required safety equipment
  • Operate or work in industrial conditions (i.e. warm/hot, dusty/dirty, around hazardous chemicals, noise, heavy machinery or elevated working surfaces with proper safety training and safety protection)



  • Strong math/physics understanding.
  • Instrumentation background on the Instrumentation Electrical side.
  • Working experience in process industrial maintenance (including co-op experience)
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skills, operating in a team environment


Qualified applicants must also go to and use code

IP-819846-EIMAPre to complete a prescreen  in order to be considered for this opportunity.



Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Oglethorpe  GA  310688425

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Oglethorpe, GA, US, 31068-8425

Category:  Administration/Business Support
Date:  Feb 12, 2024

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