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PACKAGING ENGINEER R&D CO/OPS

6 MONTH CO/OPS IN OUR INNOVATION CENTER

Downers Grove, IL

 CO/OP’s CURRENTLY AVAILABLE:

SPRING 2025: January – June

FALL 2025: July – December

LOOKING FOR: Bright, energetic individuals who would like to experience a 6 month, technically focused, hands-on, corporate lab / office environment PAID internship!

 

WHAT TO EXPECT:

  • Learn to qualify materials,develop products & influencedesign through testing, datacollection & analysis.
  • Experience Product DevelopmentCycle, from concept to consumer.
  • Get Introduced to the plastic manufacturing process through prototype molding, high speed molding & assembly equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Pursuing degree in PACKAGING or related to ENGINEERING
  • Solid computer skills, MS Word & Excel
  • CAD & statistics is a bonus!

PERKS:

  • Paid Internship
  • Housing Stipen
  • Free Vending Machine Snacks
  • Weekly Ping Pong Competition

    Are you interested in applying for a 2025 Packaging Co/Op?

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      PACKAGING UNIVERSITY HUB

       

      UPCOMING CAREER FAIRS:

      UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA: FALL 2024 

      VIRGINIA TECH: FALL 2024

       

      PARTNER WITH US! We are always excited to build new relationships and support packaging programs at Universities! Contact us directly for more information.

      BELOW ARE WAYS WE CAN HELP SUPPORT YOUR PACKAGING PROGRAMS!

      SILGAN IN THE CLASSROOM:

      • Invite us to your next packaging class and we would love to present to your students in the classroom!
      • We cater our content to your curriculum, just let us know the topics to focus on
      • Learn about the industry and how we can help develop your students with out career programs

      SILGAN AT PACKAGING CLUBS:

      • We would love to come hang out with the students at your Universities Packaging Club!
      • Let us bring the fun! Students can experience pickle tastings & learn about vacuum, discuss packaging trend topics, & more…
      • Winners get prizes & swag! Don’t be afraid to raise your hand, we will reward you for your curiosity.

      SILGAN AT CAREER FAIRS:

      • Silgan is always looking for bright students to join our co/ops or apply for full time positions!
      • We love attending Technical College Career Fairs and bringing awareness to our Global footprint.

      IF YOU ARE A PACKAGING PROFESSOR OR UNVIERSITY REPRESENTATIVE AND ARE INTERESTED IN HAVING SILGAN ATTEND A CLASSROOM OR CAREER FAIR, PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY: sylvia.tomal@silganclosures.com

       

      SILGAN U ONLINE:

      • Enroll your students in our FREE ONLINE CLOSURE COURSES!
      • You can even use the content for your own classroom curriculum
      • Student can use content tools as study guides or reviewing notes!
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