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Students and graduates

Become The total package. Join Smurfit Kappa.

Explore our options and kick start your career today.

 Whether you’re a recent graduate or currently in University, we have a range of exciting opportunities to offer you around the world.

Graduates: Why join us?

You will be part of a talented global team of more than 45,000 people, operating in 34 countries. (Learn more) 

You will play a role in providing market leading, innovative solutions to local and multinational clients.  Areas include: Finance, Operations, Product Design and Sales and Marketing.

You will have a range of learning and development opportunities to enhance your skills and increase your potential as a future leader within your chosen field. This development will take on different shapes and forms depending on the various countries. The range of activities includes: on and off the job training, mentoring and coaching. (Learn more)

A range of graduate programmes are available internationally.
Find the programme near you - Ireland, UK, Benelux, Germany

Students: Do you want to get ahead of the crowd?

We will take you beyond the classroom.

Sick of photocopying, filing and making coffee?

When we take on students, we want to provide meaningful experiences whether it is summer internships, thesis support or work experience programmes. We see this as a perfect way for you to get a better idea about your strengths and goals for your future career. At the same time, we will learn from you – by you telling us what we should keep doing and what we could do better.


Opportunities to kick-start your career

View our vacancies

Meet our students and graduates

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International Market Research


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Graduate Trainee