Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 45

International Paper

Memphis, Tenn. [South Atlantic]
http://www.internationalpaper.com
http://www.internationalpaper.com/US/EN/Company/Careers/index.html

Why you want to work there

Staffers at this Memphis-based paper manufacturer are quick to lend a helping hand when their peers need assistance, on the job or off. Employees regularly donate to the company's employee relief fund, which helps co-workers rebuild their lives in the wake of natural disasters such as the tornadoes that tore through Alabama in 2011. The company and its employees have also raised millions of dollars to support numerous charitable organizations, from Habitat for Humanity to the United Nations World Food Programme.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 25

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 34,444

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 930

IT employee turnover in 2011: 7%

IT promotions in 2011: 12%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 3

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $829

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 35%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 31%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 35%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 23%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 15%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 25%