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Greater Peoria, IL

Part Time Communications Intern



Marketing & Communications
Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Sunday, November 12, 2023

Career Area:

Enterprise Cross Functional

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

About Caterpillar:

We are the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. We also offer cutting edge technologies and business services that help our customers build the roads, buildings and infrastructure around the world.

About the Job:

As a Part Time Communication Intern at Caterpillar, you will assist the with internal communications and community relations projects. While with us, a communication intern may be involved in the following:

  • Writing and copy editing internal communications including articles and newsletters

  • Supporting website strategy and maintenance

  • Creating eye-catching visual communications

  • Creating strategic business communications for executives

  • Supporting community relations and Corporate Social Responsibility projects

  • Developing communication plans and strategies

  • Conducting communication channel audits

  • Assisting with special projects as needed, including video, presentations, employee engagement and more

Caterpillar interns are challenged with real world projects and assignments that add value to the business and develop professional skills. This intern will have the opportunity to gain real-world experience at a Fortune 100 company. Our work environment is friendly, fast-paced and constantly changing. If you want to help us do the work that helps our customers build a better world, apply!


If you are interested in applying for this position, please attach a copy of your resume, writing / project samples and an unofficial copy of your transcripts, to your application.

Internship Program Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time, four-year accredited college or university or graduate school in one of the following degree programs: Communications, Marketing or English

  • Minimum 3.0/4.0 Cumulative GPA (no rounding)

  • Expected graduation: December 2024 and beyond

  • Proficient in Office 365 tools: PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint, Yammer, Teams, etc.

  • Must be located within the Greater San Antonio Region for duration of internship, and complete daily work commute using reliable transportation

Top candidates will also have:

  • Strong editing and writing skills; proficient in AP style

  • Natural collaborator with outstanding interpersonal and verbal communication skills

  • Previous internship experience in communications, marketing or business

  • Visual communications experience; proficient in visual communications software/tools

Final details

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

Relocation is available for this position.Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. 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.

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