For more than 90 years, Caterpillar Inc., has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets.
With 2017 sales and revenues of $45.463 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three primary segments – Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation – and provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.
Engineering Internship Program Details:
Caterpillar's Corporate Engineering Intern program is seeking students currently enrolled in a four-year university to work side by side with engineering professionals to learn and apply themselves on project work within their teams.
Interns are empowered with assignments that provide them with experience and significant opportunities for learning. In addition to this work, Interns are able to network with leaders throughout the company to learn about areas of Caterpillar outside of their assigned team.
Students have the opportunity to deepen their business skills in their assignment through team and/or business partner interactions, develop and conduct presentations, and measuring their success through the performance and evaluation process. Welding engineering interns are focused on building welding and materials joining technical competency in product design and analysis, research and development, facility welding, and automation.
Summer 2019: May 20, 2019 – August 9, 2019
This is a 40 hour per week assignment, lasting 12 weeks.
Besides exciting work, Corporate Interns will experience:
• Comprehensive internship orientation
• Travel Reimbursement
• Tours of state-of-the-art manufacturing and research facilities
• Product Demonstrations
• Various social events
• Networking with leadership
• Business skill building
• Career discussion with leaders and experts
• 3 personal days and paid holidays and more!
Applicants will be considered for positions throughout the United States.
At Caterpillar, you build what matters – whether it’s the career you want, crucial work skills, strong relationships or new digital technologies. There are big jobs to be done worldwide – building critical infrastructure, bolstering local economies, meeting the demand for energy – and that work is powered by our people.
Every single Caterpillar employee moves our company forward. Piece by piece, part by part, person by person. Together we create sustainable, world-changing solutions that impact lives around the globe. Join our winning team and help build a better world.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume and an unofficial copy of your transcripts, to your application.
Internship Program Qualifications:
Must be enrolled full time at a 4-year accredited university/college in one of the following degree programs: Welding Engineering, Welding Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering with a focus in Welding or a previous internship/experience in welding, Material Science, Metallurgical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technology with a focus in Welding or a previous internship/experience in welding, Welding and Fabrication Technology or Welding and Fabrication Engineering Technology
Minimum 3.0/4.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (no rounding) at current institution
Expected graduation date by August 2019 and beyond
12 completed semester hours at a 4-year university prior to start of internship or currently participating in a Caterpillar student program and will be attending a 4-year university beginning Fall 2019
Must be able to relocate to Peoria, IL area or indicated work location for duration of internship, and complete daily work commute using reliable transportation.
Top Candidates will also have:
Previous technical internship, co-op, or research/relevant experience
Familiar with company policies and procedures
Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.
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