IT CORE Network

The IT CORE Network is an expansion of the CORE Program designed
to connect new IT college hires with existing employees in the program


The CORE Network places an emphasis on providing opportunities for leadership, development and engagement. Our mission is to develop and engage IT professionals, who are in the first five years of their career. Our vision is to be considered one of the premier professional development networks at International Paper.

We achieve our mission and vision by providing new CORE members:

  • A CORE Peer Mentor 
  • Process knowledge
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Community service experiences
  • Exposure to International Paper facilities

CORE's Values

  • Development – We offer members the ability to become leaders and participate in numerous development opportunities throughout the year.

  • Engagement – We organize and create experiences to encourage members to connect with each other and work together as a team.

  • Service to Others – We facilitate opportunities to give back to the community, focusing on creating a better Memphis and strengthening the outreach of International Paper.

  • Respect – We strive to ensure everyone is treated with kindness and dignity while promoting a culture of openness and inclusion.

CORE Network Activities:

  • Annual Kick-Off Events
  • Shelby Farms Cook-Outs
  • CORE Peer Lunches
  • Mid-South Food Bank Food Drives
  • Memphis Zoo
  • Lunch and Learns
  • Community Service
  • St. Jude Hospital Tour
  • IP Facility Tours
  • After Work Socials

Core network community service (2)

How can we help you?

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