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    A great experience for an emerging engineering intern.

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    Former Employee - Production Engineering Intern in McGehee, AR
    Former Employee - Production Engineering Intern in McGehee, AR

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    As an intern I received excellent feedback on my progress and felt valued. The character of the people made it feel like family.


    The location of the mill was a little inconvenient, and it is surrounded by an economically repressed area.

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    Keep up the good work! The mill manager went out of his way to involve me as much as possible. I admired his character and the way in which his leadership was responded to by the employees around me. In a short time over the summer I worked there I feel that I made meaningful and critical decisions that improved production and quality of the paperboard we made every day.

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Website www.potlatchcorp.com
Headquarters Spokane, WA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (PCH)
Industry Real Estate
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

"Potlatch" is Chinook for giving, but you'll have to pay for Potlatch's wood products. The real estate investment trust (REIT) harvests timber from approximately 1.5 million acres of hardwood and softwood forestland located in Arkansas, Idaho, and Minnesota; it claims to be the largest private landowner in Idaho. The company sells real estate that it believes has more value for development or recreation than as timberland; nearly 20% of its land potentially falls under this category. Potlatch also operates five mills that produce plywood and lumber ... More

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