TAPPI Young Professionals Division

The TAPPI Young Professional (YP) Division is where undergraduate and graduate students, recent graduates, and early career professionals come together to develop their leadership and technical skills, and to build relationships with peers and experienced industry professionals from across the pulp, paper, packaging, tissue, and related industries.

We are the gateway to all that TAPPI has to offer as an industry association and a launchpad for young professionals across the industry.

If you are an early career professional in the professional in the paper, pulp, and packaging industry, we encourage you to check out the replay of our Orientation event below to hear from keynote speakers in our industry on the topic of how to build a career amid challenging times, and to get an idea of what the TAPPI YP Division can offer you as a member. 

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Check out the YP Division's Latest Perspective's Interview
Check out the YP Division's Latest Perspective's Interview
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

In 2020, TAPPI's Young Professionals Division started producing a series of interviews with risin...

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TAPPI YP Spotlight: John DeJarnette
TAPPI YP Spotlight: John DeJarnette
Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Learn how John DeJarnette’s science degrees and need for speed led him to become a Senior...

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TAPPI YP Connect Takeover
TAPPI YP Connect Takeover
Monday, December 14, 2020

Join us for an exclusive interview on CONNECT with Mark Lewis, Gunnar Nicholson Award Winner!...

The TAPPI YP Division needs volunteers! Learn more.