The University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation supports aspiring engineers studying at the University of Maine who are interested in pursuing careers in the paper industry.
Through financial assistance, networking opportunities, and expert guidance and support throughout their academic careers, each student graduates with a competitive advantage—and a job.
The pulp and paper industry is vital for the state of Maine, remaining one of the state’s biggest industries and employers.
The Pulp and Paper Foundation relies on the generosity of our donors to continue to support aspiring engineering students in becoming the next great leaders in the pulp and paper industry.
The paper industry is booming and looking for the next great leaders in engineering.
We’re here to make pursuing an engineering career in the paper industry more accessible for students by covering the cost of college tuition.
We are a unique partnership between industry, students, donors and the University of Maine.
Q: What are the biggest challenges you face in recruitment? A: Casting a net wide enough to be able to recruit uniquely qualified people as well as still being focused on candidates with the skills we need. Some of the best candidates may not necessarily have the...
Being one of the oldest in the country, the paper industry has seen its fair share of change. There’s a common perception that because some paper mills have had to close down, the industry as a whole is disappearing. This isn’t true! While it seems to be the most...
Q: How did you discover the University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation and what attracted you to it? A: I discovered UMPPF through a program my sophomore year in high school called Girls Engineer Maine (GEM). It was a good program that gave me an introduction to...
UMaine Pulp + Paper Foundation
5737 Jenness Hall, Orono, Maine 04469
217 Jenness Hall, Orono, Maine 04469