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Summer 2023 EHS Corporate Intern

Location Clayton, North Carolina, United States of America / Sanford, North Carolina, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Intern - Temporary
Requisition ID R0000184183

Career Area:

Human Resources

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure.  Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs.  Join us.


What matters most to you? Is it being a part of a strong team?  Solving global problems? Making a difference in people’s lives?  You can do these and more at Caterpillar where your work enables progress around the globe, and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters.

As an Environmental/Health/Safety(EHS) intern, you will have the opportunity to work on and provide leadership in environmental and/or safety projects which are completed by the end of the summer and add direct value to the facility and to your experience as a future EHS professional. Your internship will culminate in a presentation of your work to EHS leaders across the company.

  • Example: Safety project that will include, working with the CI Safety Steering Team to gather incident data, developing a program, training, etc., developing an execution plan, and delivering the results to the leadership team.
  • Environmental project will include researching best environmental practice for the Sanford facility and developing a plan to implement.

Session Availability

Summer 2023: 5/15/2023 - 8/04/2023

This is a 40-hour-per-week assignment, Monday through Friday, lasting 12 weeks in the summer

Onsite Location

  • One intern in Clayton, NC
  • One intern in Sanford, NC

Job Duties/Responsibilities will be assigned according to your qualifications and may include, but are not limited to:

  • Daily administration duties to include but not limited to; responding to emails, data entry, tracking and analyzing data and updating the safety intranet site
  • Assist with ad hoc request and projects as needed
  • Assist in the approval of new product safety data sheets
  • Trend analysis of global environmental or safety data in line with our Sustainability Goals
  • Safety and environmental culture initiatives
  • Development of proactive EHS programs
  • Delivery of EHS learning
  • Shop floor interactions with employees
  • Industrial hygiene sampling

Key Skills

  • Environmental skills
  • Health and Safety skills

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled full time at a 4-year accredited university/college in one of the following degree programs: Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Health Sciences, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources, Industrial Hygiene
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8/4.0 (no rounding)
  • Expected graduation date December 2023 and beyond
  • 12 completed semester hours at a 4-year university prior to start of internship or currently participating in a Caterpillar student program and will be attending a 4-year university beginning Fall 2022

Top Candidates will also have

  • Demonstrated leadership that requires organizing or working with groups
  • Past experience in project work
  • Relevant internship or work experience in functional field
  • Ability to work independently at times
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills well-developed
  • Ability to effectively articulate and summarize analytical data for leadership

Additional Information

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

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 US which can be found through our employment website at

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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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