• Schools, Colleges & Higher Education

    Investing in the skills of future generations

Your Future Starts Here

Discover the fast-paced world of packaging design and manufacture

Work Experience – 16+

Graphic Packaging International  offers students of GCSE level and above a week of career-boosting insight into the day-to-day workings of an industry leading packaging manufacturer.

In the past students have gained real-life experience in CAD, repro and Graphic Packaging International 's renowned Design Studio. The course is fully insured and includes a health & safety induction for each student.

For further info: kerry.bradbury@graphicpkg.com

Industry Days – schools and colleges

Our industry days and workshops provide an insightful introduction into the world of packaging design and manufacture. Students can chat through considerations of a packaging design project including user, task, environment, lifecycle, materials and finishes with Graphic Packaging International 's Design Manager and Student Placement Designer.

Tailored to suit either GCSE or A-Level pupils, the course can be adjusted to meet the time constraints of your organisation. Participants are welcome to ask as many questions as they like!

For further info: rakhee.percy@graphicpkg.com

Industry Day – visit to one of Graphic Packaging International's sites

Gain first-hand experience of how a busy packaging manufacturer works on our popular site visits. Students are taken on a tour of our state of the art facilities in small groups to meet key Graphic Packaging International  team members and gain understanding of how we work. They will have the opportunity to view materials and finishes and be introduced to different carton profiles and see how they are glued.

For further info: rakhee.percy@graphicpkg.com


Starpack Schools & Students Competition

Are you a packaging designer of the future? We're proud sponsors of the Starpack packaging design competitions, celebrating innovation in packaging design and technology. For more details and entry forms visit:

Schools: www.iom3.org/content/schools

Students: www.iom3.org/content/students-0

Apprenticeship Scheme

Our excellent programmes aren’t for just anyone. They’re for people whose passion for learning can only be matched by the hands-on experience and qualifications we offer. So if your drive to excel matches our determination to succeed, you’ll lead the next generation of skilled people and embark on an impressive career.

For further info: kerry.bradbury@graphicpkg.com

Design Student placement scheme

Graphic Packaging International  is proud to invest in the future of the British manufacturing, running work experience placements to give packaging constructional designers of the future a boost up the career ladder. We’re on the lookout for second year students looking for a work in their placement year. We start the hunt during January – March for year-long placements commencing in July.

For further info: rakhee.percy@graphicpkg.com