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Caterpillar, Inc. Corporate Intern - Information Technology/ Data Analytics in Cary, North Carolina

Career Area:

Information Technology

Job Description:

Corporate Intern: Information Technology/ Data Analytics (Cary, NC)

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure. Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs. Join us.


Information Technology Interns at Caterpillar perform the same challenging work assignments as our new full-time hires. We work with our teams to ensure that every intern gains the appropriate professional and personal growth necessary to be successful in a corporate environment. This position is a great way to gain hands on experience by supporting the IT operations at a world-leading manufacturing company.

Working with a Fortune 100 leader, you gain experience on a global scale and take advantage of development opportunities focusing on the data design of reusable data objects & analytics in support of business imperatives. We’ve created an inclusive environment for you to explore your passions, make an impact and do the work that really matters. Summer 2022 interns will work 40 hours a week from May 16, 2022 to August 5, 2022.

Job Duties:

Competent to perform all necessary data & analytics related tasks, such as, data design, data quality metadata management & visualizations

Work directly on complex problems and provide solutions aligned with overall objectives of Cat BCP.

Support staff and teams on data analysis and data visualization projects

Lead communication across various lines of businesses and technology partners to constantly monitor, collect, review, and roadmap business data requirements.

Develop data & analytics reports and dashboards and drive automation, where possible

Basic Qualifications

Currently attending a 4-year accredited university/college in an IT related degree program or sequence

Minimum cumulative GPA requirement 2.8 (no rounding)

Graduation date must be December 2022 and beyond

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

Top Candidates will also have:

Leadership experience

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

Knowledge of languages/ skills: SQL, Power BI, SQL Server, SSIS, Tableau, Google Analytics, R, SharePoint, etc.

Relevant coursework and/or projects

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Ability to demonstrate strong written & oral communication skills, initiative and intellectual curiosity

Able to work independently or as a collaborative team member

Ability to learn and comply with company policies and procedures

Comfortable working in a dynamic environment where digital is still evolving as a core offering

Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-orientated environment

Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas, regardless of the technical capacity of the audience

Besides exciting work, Corporate Interns will experience :

Tours of manufacturing and research facilities

Paid holidays

Product demonstrations

Various social events

Networking with leadership

Intern roundtable discussions

Career discussion with leaders and experts

Resume and mock interviews

… and more!

Additional Information

Additional Information

Work location: Cary, NC. Would consider remote for the right candidate.

Final details

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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.

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 www.Caterpillar.com/Careers

Relocation is available for this position.

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.