Your Impact Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.:
When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.
Engineering Internship Details:
Caterpillar's Corporate Engineering Intern program seeks students currently enrolled in a four-year university to work alongside engineering professionals to learn and apply themselves to project work within their teams.
Interns will have assignments that provide them with experience and significant learning opportunities. In addition to this work, Interns can network with management throughout the company to learn about Caterpillar areas outside their assigned team.
Students can deepen their business skills in their assignments through team and business partner interactions, develop their skills, conduct presentations, and measure their success through the performance and evaluation process.
Interns have a 40-hour-per-week assignment lasting 12 weeks.
Besides exciting work, Corporate Interns will experience:
-Comprehensive internship orientation
-Networking with management
-Business skill building
-Career discussion with management and experts
-Housing stipend (if eligible)
When applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume, with an unofficial copy of your transcripts to your application.
Internships may be available in the following areas:
Design & Development
This category encompasses several exciting opportunities, including:
Develop and deploy technology into products and services to deliver customer value.
Brainstorm concepts for new components, systems, power methods, propel equipment, and much more. Partner with simulation and test experts to vet your ideas, then see them progress through our manufacturing facilities to a final product ready to help our customers build a better world.
Take a design engineer's concept and put it to work to collect data, verify performance, and contribute to design enhancements. Our test engineers "play" in the lab and field environments (giant sandbox, anyone?) and have access to advanced equipment and tools.
Analysis & Simulation
Develop then apply advanced computational models to understand, verify, and improve the design of components, systems, products, and processes
Electronics & Software
This category encompasses several exciting opportunities centered on delivering control, service, automation, and autonomous systems in Caterpillar products, including:
-Design and develop electronic systems, software, and components
-Verify and validate electronic systems, software, and components
-Research and integrate the latest electronics and software technologies into future electronic systems
Internship Program Qualifications:
* Must be enrolled in a full-time at a 4-year accredited university/college in an Engineering, Engineering Technology, or Computer Science Degree Program
* Must have 30 completed semester hours before the start of the internship.
If a transfer student must have 12 semester hours completed at a 4-year university
* Minimum 3.0/4.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (no rounding) at current institution
* Expected graduation date of August 2023 or later
* Must be able to relocate to Peoria, IL area or indicated work location for the duration of the internship and complete daily work commute using reliable transportation
Top candidates can also have:
* Project or Team Leadership experience
* Previous technical internship, co-op, or research/relevant experience
* Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
At Caterpillar, our internship pay rates are standardized and take into account the following factors: the number of completed semester credit hours and whether the internship is considered an engineering, technical, or non-technical role. For Graduate level opportunities, the pay rate is determined by the type of degree you are pursuing (Master’s or Doctorate) post receiving an undergraduate degree.
Intern Pay Range:
Undergraduate: $21.40 - $27.90 per hour
Graduate: $32.25 - $38.50 per hour
The total rewards package, beyond base salary includes :
Voluntary Benefits (Ex. Accident, Identity Theft Protection)
Sponsorship is NOT available for this position
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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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