Career Area:Environmental Health and Safety
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Your Work Shapes the World
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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.
WE BUILD WHAT MATTERS
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 or safety projects which are completed by the end of the summer and add direct value to the facility and the intern’s experience. Your internship will culminate in a presentation of work to leaders.
Summer 2024: May 13, 2024 – August 02, 2024
This is a 40-hour-per-week assignment will be Monday through Friday and will last 12 weeks in the summer.
Job Duties/Responsibilities will be assigned according to your qualifications and may include, but are not limited to:
Trend analysis of global environmental or safety data in line with our Sustainability Goals
Safety and environmental culture initiatives
Development of proactive programs
Delivery of EHS learning to assist our facilities worldwide
Industrial hygiene sampling at one of our manufacturing facilities
Health and Safety skills
Must be enrolled full time at a 4-year accredited university/college in one of the following degree programs: Bachelor’s degree in Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences, Environmental and Ecological Engineering, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources and Environmental Science
Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8/4.0 (no rounding)
Expected graduation date December 2024 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 2024
Top Candidates will also have:
Leadership Experience or Skills
Relevant internship or work experience in functional field or demonstrated eager to immerse in directed research
Ability to work with minimal to modest supervision
Experience in project work
Demonstrated leadership that requires organizing or working with groups
Excellent written communications skills; PowerPoint, Word, Excel skills well-developed
Ability to articulate analytical data and summarize for executive or leadership readers
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