Caterpillar Corporate Intern: Human Resources - Summer 2018 in 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.
Building the Team that Builds a Better World!
HR internsat Caterpillar perform the same challenging work assignments as our new full-time hires. This may include, but is not limited to, assignments in recruiting, talent management, labor relations, learning/development, compensation and benefits, succession management and related human resources disciplines. We work with our teams to ensure that every intern gains the appropriate professional and personal growth necessary to be successful in the corporate environment. Our interns are placed in a variety of HR specialties and locations.
Summer 2018:* May 21, 2018 – August 10, 2018*
/This is a 40 hour per week assignment, lasting 12 weeks./
Besides exciting and challenging work, Corporate Interns will experience:
Comprehensive internship orientation
Tours of state-of-the-art manufacturing and research facilities
Various social events
Networking with leadership
Intern roundtable discussions
Business skill building
Career discussion with leaders and experts
Resume and Interview workshop
Three (3) personal days and paid holidays
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: Human Resources, Business with emphasis in HR coursework or Psychology degree with emphasis in HR coursework
Minimum 2.8/4.0 Cumulative GPA (no rounding)
Expected graduation date December 2018 and beyond
Transfer students must have 12 semester hours completed at 4-year university
Must be able to relocate to Peoria, Illinois area or indicated work location for duration of internship, and complete daily work commute using reliable transportation
Previous Human Resources internship or work experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills and decision quality
Collaborative team member with strong initiative
Excellent customer focus
Ability to maintain confidentiality
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 based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website www.caterpillar.com/careers.
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Job: *Human Resources
Title: Corporate Intern: Human Resources - Summer 2018
Requisition ID: 1700087S