Caterpillar Part Time Intern - Technical Marketing - Lafayette, IN in Lafayette, Indiana

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, indust5rial 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 Description:

This position is located in the Caterpillar Oil and Gas team at our Lafayette Engine center in Lafayette, Indiana. In completing this assignment, the successful candidate will gain exposure to:

  • Specific product insight of Caterpillar's reciprocating engines, transmissions, gas compression and well service pumping products

  • Expanded project management capabilities

  • Expanded experience in collaboration and team work across multiple functional disciplines


Responsibilities include but are not limited to: evaluating customer technical requirements/proposing standard pricelist and custom solutions for power needs, providing technical information for segments of gas compression, land drilling, offshore drilling and well segments and working with a blend of technical sales, computer science and marketing topics.

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 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. Models and 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 the employees win, so does Caterpillar.

When applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume and an unofficial transcript of your application.

Required Qualifications:

-Must be enrolled as a Full-Time student at an accredited 4-year university pursuing a degree in: Engineering/Technology or related degree.

  • Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.0/4.0 scale (no rounding)

  • Applicant must be able to work at the Lafayette, Indiana facility a minimum of 15 - 20 hours per week during the school year as well as 40 hours per week during the summer

  • Minimum 45 credit hours prior to January 1, 2018

  • Applicant must be able to complete a daily commute to the Lafayette facility and maintain FT student status.

Top Candidates will also have:

  • Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering Technology degrees

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.

  • Self-motivated, takes initiative and eager to learn, grow and develop

  • Able to work well on teams and collaborate with others

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 US which can be found through our employment website

Job: *Product Support (Dealer/Customer)

Title: Part Time Intern - Technical Marketing - Lafayette, IN

Location: Indiana-Lafayette

Requisition ID: 170008XE