Caterpillar Corporate Intern: Marketing 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.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Marketing Internship Program Details:

Caterpillar offers a unique opportunity within our Marketing Organization to allow students to gain a wealth of real-world practical experience and establish core marketing competencies. Marketing professionals across the enterprise help our dealers and customers succeed in their business through the promotion and selling of products and services, including market research and advertising to the industries we serve. Specialties within marketing include but are not limited to:

**Creative: Creative Marketing Interns help shape and support our brand by creating compelling stories and customer experiences that are aligned to meet the needs of our business, enhance the power of our brand and maximize the value delivered to the Caterpillar enterprise and our end-user customers with visual and esthetic appeal

**Technical: Technical Marketing Interns help sell and support our products/services and deliver superior service and industry expertise for our dealers and customers.


Spring: Jan 8, 2018 - April 27, 2018

Summer: May 21, 2018 - August 10, 2018

Fall: August 20, 2018 - December 7, 2018

This is a 40 hour per week assignment, lasting 12 (Summer) or 16 weeks (Spring/Fall).

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

*Intern roundtable discussions

*Business skill building

*Career discussion with leaders and experts

*Resume and Interview workshop

*3 personal days and paid holidays

*And more!

Locations Include, but are not limited to:

East Peoria/Peoria, IL

Houston, TX

Maple Grove, MN

Miami, FL

Miramar, FL

Mossville, IL

Tucson, AZ

Additional locations are possible and applicants will be considered for all facilities 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.

Required Qualifications:

**Must be enrolled as a full time student at a 4-year accredited university/college in one of the following degree programs: Marketing, Engineering or related business/technical field.

**Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8/4.0 (no rounding).

**Expected graduation date of May 2018 (Spring Session), December 2018 (Summer/Fall Session) and beyond.

**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.

**Must be able to work a full 40 hours per week during specified session

Desired Qualifications:

**Previous experience/demonstrated abilities in both Technical (Engineering/Technologist) and non-technical (Business) functions

**Previous industry and/or marketing experience is highly valued

**Previous experience/level of proficiency within the following areas:

  • Construction Equipment

  • Mining Equipment

  • Diesel Equipment

  • Natural Gas Engines

  • On-Highway Trucks

**Strong Initiative, Communication, Leadership and Interpersonal skills

**Familiarity with Caterpillar Products

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

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Job: *Marketing / Sales / Product Support

Title: Corporate Intern: Marketing

Location: Illinois-Peoria

Requisition ID: 170007OK