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Careers for Paper and Bioprocess Engineering Graduates

Job Titles of our Graduates

  • Paper Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Mill Superintendent
  • Applications Engineer—Paper
  • Applications Specialist
  • Technical Sales Representative
  • Supervisor at Paper Mill
  • Plant Engineering Team Leader


  • Production Planning
  • Process Control
  • Quality Control
  • Plant Engineering
  • Production Supervision
  • Technical Production Support
  • Environmental Management

Process and Design Engineering

  • Equipment Design
  • Plant Design
  • Energy Management

Research and Product Development

  • Product Development
  • Process Development
  • Operations Research
  • Environmental Protection
  • Forestry Research

Technical Sales and Marketing

  • Direct Selling
  • Market Research
  • Market Development
  • Customer Technical Service


  • Purchasing
  • Planning
  • Corporate Administration

Job Opportunities

Students get permanent positionsin various ways. Many companies will interview students at SUNY-ESF, invite students to their location, or perform telephone interviews. Other opportunties are announced and applied for through the internet. Some students get internships through past internships or personal connections. When the PBE Department and SPPF become aware of opportunities, they are posted in the Paper and Bioprocess Engineering Careers organization through Blackboard@SU. Students should contact the PBE Department office in 205 Walters Hall for instructions in joining this organization.