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Corporate Intern: Information Technology - Summer 2020

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Location: East Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2019

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For nearly 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. Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. We don't just build great products, we pair them with the newest digital technologies and analytics to solve problems and anticipate customer needs. We are bringing our industry into the Age of Smart Iron. A legacy of talented and committed employees give Caterpillar its competitive edge. It is our team that has allowed this company to accomplish great things. From the construction of the Hoover Dam, to earthquake relief in Indonesia, our employees have never failed to give customers enduring results through superior service and innovation.


Information Technology Interns at Caterpillar perform the same challenging work assignments as our new full-time hires. We work with our teams to ensure that every intern gains the appropriate professional and personal growth necessary to be successful in a corporate environment.  This position is a great way to gain hands on experience by supporting the IT operations at a world-leading manufacturing company. Summer 2020 interns will work 40 hours a week from May 18, 2020 to August 7, 2020. Below are areas of open internship positions:


* Application Support & Development

* DevOps Strategy, Tooling & Support

* Mobile Collaboration

* Cloud Technologies

* Infrastructure

* Cyber Security

* IT Controls & Governance

* Software Asset Management

* Vendor Management

* IT support for manufacturing facilities and other functional areas


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.




*Must be enrolled full time at a 4-year accredited university/college in an IT related degree program or sequence
*Minimum cumulative GPA requirement 2.8 (no rounding)
*Expected graduation date December 2020 and beyond.
*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.

Desired Qualifications:
*Leadership experience
*Previous internship in Information Technology

*Proficiency in any of the computer software applications or programming languages or technologies. Examples include:  Java, JavaScript, SQL, DB2, IMS, .NET, C, C++, C#, Node.js, HTML, AWS, Azure, Web Content Management or CSS

*Good analytical and problem-solving skills and must be detail oriented
*Customer focused
*Effective time management skills
*Strong verbal and written communication skills
*Able to work independently or as a collaborative team member

*Ability to learn and comply with company policies and procedures



Besides exciting work, Corporate Interns will experience:

* Tours of manufacturing and research facilities

* Paid holidays

* Product demonstrations

* Various social events

* Networking with leadership

* Intern roundtable discussions

* Career discussion with leaders and experts

* Resume and mock interviews

* And more!



Thousands of Caterpillar employees come into work every day. While they perform their daily tasks, they’re really contributing to the work of a powerful global team. At Caterpillar, we know that innovation happens step-by-step, piece-by-piece, person-by-person. Everyone has a vital role to play at our organization. Modest, small projects can grow and evolve into groundbreaking, world-changing technologies, machines, services and more through collaboration and teamwork in a diverse and inclusive work environment.



Caterpillar couldn’t be the company it is today without the men and women who shape it by producing their best work. Because employees power the success of Caterpillar, the company is committed to empowering the success of the employees. When employees win, so does Caterpillar.

Applicants will be considered for positions throughout the United States.

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

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Dec 2, 2019


United States