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Corporate Intern - Communications (East Peoria, IL)

Location East Peoria, Illinois, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Intern - Temporary
Requisition ID R0000098573

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Job Description:


Join the team that helps build a better world. We’re looking for passionate, savvy interns to join our communications team this summer! 

About Caterpillar:  

We are the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. We also offer cutting edge technologies and business services that help our customers build the roads, buildings and infrastructure around the world. 

Communication interns are placed in one of our business divisions and work with fun, energetic teams and leaders to develop internal and external communications. Caterpillar interns are challenged with real world projects and assignments that add value to the business and develop professional skills. While with us, a communication intern is typically involved in the following:

  • Working with leaders to build and execute creative communication plans and strategies
  • Writing and copy editing internal and external communications
  • Supporting website strategy and video production
  • Creating eye-catching visual communications
  • Organizing events and engaging with the local community

Our work environment is friendly, fast-paced and constantly changing. If you want to help us do the work that helps our customers build a better world, apply!

Summer 2022 interns will work 40 hours a week from May 16, 2022 to August 5, 2022.  


If you are interested in applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume, writing / project samples and an unofficial copy of your transcripts, to your application.   

Internship Program Qualifications: 

  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time, four-year accredited college or university or graduate school in one of the following degree programs: communications, marketing or business 

  • Minimum 3.0/4.0 Cumulative GPA (no rounding) 

  • Expected graduation: December 2022 and beyond 

  • Proficient in Office 365 tools: PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint, Yammer, Teams, etc. 

  • Must be located: Peoria, IL Area 

Top candidates will also have: 

  • Strong editing and writing skills; proficient in AP style 

  • Natural collaborator with outstanding interpersonal and verbal communication skills 

  • Previous internship experience in communications, marketing or business 

  • Visual communications experience; proficient in visual communications software/tools 

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 

Relocation is available for this position.

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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