Board Converting News, April 4, 2022


been in coordinating and assisting in campus outreach including working with ICPF’s student representatives on individual campuses, scheduling and participating in ICPF presentations on the industry at college student packag- ing clubs across the country, the creation and update of industry promotional information, scholarship and other ICPF web content for students, and assisting in the coordi- nating various elements of ICPF’s student advisory board meetings and upcoming Teleconference. I look forward to working with the ICPF over the next year, spreading the word about its resources, and gaining more exposure to the corrugated and displays industry!” Emily will graduate from Clemson University in Decem- ber 2022 with a major in Packaging Science and a minor in Business Administration. She is seeking a corrugated packaging student internship in Florida for summer 2022 and a full time position upon her graduation in Decem- ber 2022. She is interested in sales, design, operations and production internships. Emily’s resume is available on ICPF’s career portal at . ICPF is an independent, non-profit 501 (c) 3 corpora- tion. The Internal Revenue Service has approved ICPF as a philanthropic, educational foundation that may accept tax-deductible contributions from companies, individuals, and other organizations. ICPF is largely supported by in- dividual corrugated manufacturers and supply companies, and is co-sponsored by AICC and the Fibre Box Associa- tion.

in continuous improvement projects. I worked on over 12 customer issues independently and qualified $12,000 in immediate savings, with a forecasted savings of $15,000 a year. I traveled to Georgia and had the opportunity to see a full-scale corrugator along with shadowing sales reps on clients’ plant tours. “My summer co-op would not have been possible if not for the ICPF career portal. I am so thankful for my expe- rience there, as it meant so much more to me than just checking off a box to get my degree. “Following my co-op, I emailed Richard Flaherty ex- pressing thanks and asking if there were any other ways I could get involved. The president invited me to be a part of the ICPF Student Advisory Board and an ICPF represen- tative for Clemson University. Two special opportunities to expand student engagement and participation at events, share the resources the ICPF has to offer for undergradu- ates and recent graduates and to help brainstorm ways to recruit students and new graduates into the industry. “This past year I ran for leadership in Clemson’s pack- aging science club, and was elected secretary. I now am proud to represent the club this year as its president. My passion for this packaging major and the people in it con- tinues to grow, and I want to share it with fellow students. “Over the past six months I have been serving as ICPF’s Program Manager Student Intern. My principal work has


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