Caterpillar Corporate Intern: Engineering Simulation - Summer 2018 in East Peoria, Illinois

For nearly 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.

We don't just build great products, we pair them with the newest digital technologies and analytics to solve problems and anticipate customer needs. We are bringing our industry into the Age of Smart Iron. A lasting legacy of talented and committed employees give Caterpillar its competitive edge. It is our team that has allowed this company to accomplish great things. From the construction of the Hoover Dam, to earthquake relief in Indonesia, our employees have never failed to give customers enduring results through superior service and innovation.


Engineering Internship Program Details:

Caterpillar's Corporate Engineering Intern program is seeking students currently enrolled in a four-year university, to work side by side with engineering professionals to learn and apply themselves on project work within their teams.

Interns are empowered with assignments that provide them with experience and significant opportunities for learning. In addition to this work, they are able to network with leaders throughout the company to learn about other areas of Caterpillar outside of their assigned team.

Students have the opportunity to deepen their business skills in their assignment through team and/or business partner interactions, develop and conduct presentations, and measuring their success through the performance and evaluation process.

Simulation Job Role: Do you enjoy developing and using computational modeling to gain insight into the performance of design of components, systems, technologies, products or related processes? Simulation engineers perform conventional to moderately complex engineering assignments while building a working knowledge of Caterpillar and its products technologies, processes, services and systems.

Summer Year: May 21, 2018 – August 10, 2018

This is a 40 hour per week assignment, lasting 12 weeks.

Besides exciting work, Corporate Interns will experience:

  • Comprehensive internship orientation

  • Travel Reimbursement

  • Tours of state-of-the-art manufacturing and research facilities

  • Product Demonstrations

  • Various social events

  • Networking with leadership

  • Business skill building

  • Career discussion with leaders and experts

  • 3 personal days and paid holidays and more!

Applicants will be considered for positions throughout the United States.

Thousands of Caterpillar employees come into work every day. While they perform their daily tasks, they’re really contributing to the work of a powerful global team.

At Caterpillar, we know that innovation happens step-by-step, piece-by-piece, person-by-person. Everyone has a vital role to play at our organization. Modest, small projects can grow and evolve into groundbreaking, world-changing technologies, machines, services and more through collaboration and teamwork in a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Caterpillar couldn’t be the company it is today without the men and women who shape it by producing their best work. Because employees power the success of Caterpillar, the company is committed to empowering the success of the employees. When employees win, so does Caterpillar.

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

Internship Program Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled full time at a 4-year accredited university/college in one of the following degree programs: Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum 3.0/4.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (no rounding) at current institution

  • Expected graduation date by August 2018 and beyond

  • 12 completed semester hours prior to start of internship

  • If a transfer student, must have 12 semester hours completed at 4-year university

  • Must be able to relocate to Peoria, IL area or indicated work location for duration of internship, and complete daily work commute using reliable transportation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience

  • Previous technical internship, co-op, or research/relevant experience

  • Familiar with company policies and procedures

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 atwww.caterpillar.com/careers.

For more information, visit caterpillar.com. To connect with us on social media, visit caterpillar.com/social-media.

Job: *Engineering

Title: Corporate Intern: Engineering Simulation - Summer 2018

Location: Illinois-East Peoria

Requisition ID: 17000861