Internships are a rite of passage for many college students as they prepare to begin their careers. Domtar offers paid internships in engineering, operations, maintenance, quality assurance, product development, wastewater treatment, environmental and safety operations that provide hands-on learning experiences and real opportunities to students eager to use their skills and talents.
“Internships at our mills help college students look into possible careers and gain real work experience in a manufacturing environment,” says Trevelyan Hodge, senior HR advisor at the Ashdown Mill. “They also create a pathway for hiring engineers and other employees who already have a general understanding of mill processes and relationships, which adds great value in any department they may join.”
National Intern Day is the last Thursday in July. To mark the occasion, we spoke to some of the college students completing Domtar internships at our Ashdown and Plymouth Mills. Continue reading to learn how Joseph, Nicole and Kate describe their experiences, and what advice they offer to students considering an internship at Domtar.