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Part Time Intern - Project Management

Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 18, 2020

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Job Description


Caterpillar's legacy of industry leadership dates back to 1925. We have a global footprint with product in more than 180 countries. Caterpillar is a Fortune 100 company that makes up the most diverse product line in the industry with more than 300 products. 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.



The incumbent will work in a fast-paced environment with clients both within the division and other areas of Caterpillar. Students are challenged with real world projects and assignments that add value and experience.


The student worker would be supporting the development of project plans by performing the following key responsibilities:

  • Participating in project planning sessions
  • Facilitating some aspects of the planning lifecycle
  • Learning about project management processes
  • Following up with contacts to update plans
  • Other structured planning processes

Students interested in this opportunity should be able to work 15 to 20 hours / week during normal business hours
throughout the year.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Full-time student at a four-year college or graduate school with a graduation date of December 2021 and beyond
  • Student must be going to school within driving distance to the facility in the Peoria, IL area
  • Currently pursuing a degree related to Communications, Engineering, Marketing or Business
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0/4.0
  • Must be able to work 15 to 20 hours / week during normal business hours throughout the year.

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Strong business skills
  • Experience in structured business environment
  • Previous leadership position(s), positions of organization, or facilitation
  • Applicants should also have demonstrated strong initiative, communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office or other planning applications


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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Nov 18, 2020


United States

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