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. 

Become a YP

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Check out the YP Division's Latest Perspective's Interview Featuring Kyle Duffy
Check out the YP Division's Latest Perspective's Interview Featuring Kyle Duffy
Monday, August 23, 2021

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

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TAPPI YP Spotlight: Ozlem Akdogan
TAPPI YP Spotlight: Ozlem Akdogan
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Ozlem Akdogan has been leveraging her TAPPI membership and new connections in the paper, ...

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TAPPICON 2021
TAPPICON 2021
Sunday, October 3, 2021

Join the YP Division at TAPPICON Live!

The TAPPI YP Division needs volunteers! Learn more.