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Caterpillar, Inc. EHS Intern in Mapleton, Illinois

Career Area:

Human Resources

Job Description:

Job Purpose:

Develop a student in the Environmental, Health and/or Safety (EHS) discipline through assignments that are planned to provide experience and familiarization with the technical staff, methods, practices and programs of the company and assigned area. 

Job Duties:

  • After initial orientation and training, performs limited assignments of specific tasks focused on maintaining compliance and providing technical support to problem resolution.

  • The key role ofthis internship isto learn and assist: to gain an understanding of Caterpillar’s business, systems and procedures; to learn and develop skills which result from the practical application of basic scientific knowledge; and to provide assistance, where applicable and able, to a project team or others in the workgroup.   

  • Uses readily available clear and direct references. 

  • Collects and evaluates data and develops plans for assignments.  May expect to have direct contact with other team members andsuppliers.   

  • Assist in inspections and tests planned to provide experience and familiarization with company operations, specific EHS issues and regulations, and company practices. 

  • Assist in collection and evaluation of data. 

  • Potentiallyidentify problemareas. 

  • Assists experienced professionals in developingsolutions and/ordelivering training.​

Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidate must currently be enrolled in College or Universitypursuing a technical or scientific degree.

  • 3.0 GPA or above.

  • Must be 18 years of age.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

  • Good communication skills and strong commitment to safety and teamwork

  • Attention to detailis necessary. 

Additional Information:

  • Relocation assistance is not available for thisposition.  Anyrelocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant. 

  • 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 U.S. which can be found through our employment website at .

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.

Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.