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Part Time Intern - Metallurgical Laboratory Internship

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Location: Lafayette, IN, United States
Date Posted: Nov 11, 2020

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Job Description


There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work.  We work in industries that provide long-term economic value: commodities (mining, oil and gas); infrastructure (heavy construction, rail, paving, quarry and aggregate); and building construction (residential, commercial, standby power, industrial engines and forestry).


At Caterpillar you will have global exposure and opportunities, deep employee and leadership development resources and a compelling career path to make it possible to have the flexibility and excitement of a diverse career without needing to "start over" at a new company. Even while building deep expertise in one function, our employees can experience different career opportunities by moving between our many business units, locations and product lines throughout their career.




Running small projects, performing laboratory testing, creation of standard work documents for laboratory work functions and performing some failure analysis.


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.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Must be enrolled full time at a 4-year accredited university/college in one of the following degree programs: Material Science/Metallurgical Engineering
  • Applicant must attend 4-year university within driving distance to Lafayette, IN
  • Applicant must be able to work 8+ hours per week during school year and full time during the summer break 
  • GPA requirements: Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Applicant must be able to lift and maneuver parts/packages up to 30 lbs safety, and be very eager take on and learn new tasks

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Leadership skills
  • Previous technical internship/experience

This is a part time temporary opening located in Lafayette, IN. Relocation is not available for this position.


This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.  As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at


Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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Nov 11, 2020


United States