FORUM: Finance Development Program

Finance is a rich and rewarding field that offers a unique opportunity to participate in International Paper's global success. The Finance organization leverages its resources and operational capabilities to drive business results, optimize its performance on finance and accounting basics, manage risks and develop outstanding finance talent. 

Our Finance FORUM development program, gives college graduates and early career professionals the opportunity to accelerate their understanding of finance, the company and the packaging and paper industry as a whole. Participants are given a mentor on day one to provide guidance and support throughout each step of the program. 

To create a network among participants, all entry-level positions are located at IP's Global Headquarters in Memphis, TN. 

International Paper fully commits to developing its greatest resource - its people - and FORUM is just one of the ways that International Paper accomplishes that goal. 

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Training & Development

The FORUM program:
  • Targets both college recruits and newly hired employees with less than three years of professional experience
  • Focuses on leadership, development, service and fellowship
  • Enables you to gain exposure to various departments and businesses
  • Provides networking opportunities with peers and senior leaders 
  • Supports your development, which prepares you to move into different financial areas or company functions as your career progresses 

International Paper's Finance FORUM Program For Early Career Professionals

Career Paths

No two finance career paths are the same at International Paper. FORUM Graduate Career Maps are one way of showing the Infinite Possibilities your career can have. Entry-level finance opportunities may include:

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Who We Recruit

We are looking for students completing a Bachelor's or Master's in Accounting, Economics, Finance, International Business or related field with:

  • 3.0 or greater GPA
  • High proficiency in Microsoft® Office products
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, communication & leadership skills
  • Ability to learn on the fly
  • Willingness to relocate 
  • Desire to learn & grow

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Finance FORUM program for early career professionals at International Paper

How can we help you?

International Paper is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by law.

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