PPG Industries’ vision is to be the world’s leading coatings company by consistently delivering high-quality, innovative and sustainable solutions that customers trust to protect and beautify their products and surroundings. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG provides added value to customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in more than 70 countries around the world.
About the program:
PPGprime is a highly selective program with a primary goal of developing PPG’s future leaders. The program starts with Primers, a freshman focused program giving selected students the opportunity to build professional skills and engage with top leaders in PPG’s businesses. This multi- day program is held once a year at our global headquarters in Pittsburgh. Selected students from Primers will be able to choose an internship or co-op track giving them the opportunity to assume real responsibilities and gain work experience. Within each of our different businesses, participants are given challenging work projects designed to expose students to different opportunities and stretch their academic knowledge.
Typical programs include two or three rotations and each rotation last between 10-16 weeks. Tracks could include rotations focused in manufacturing, environmental, research & development or supply chain.