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Environmental, Health and Safety Part-Time Intern



Morton, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

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.

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.


What matters most to you? Is it being a part of a strong team? Solving global problems? Making a difference in people’s lives? You can do these and more at Caterpillar where your work enables progress around the globe, and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters.

As an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) intern, you will have the opportunity to work on and provide leadership in environmental, sustainability, and/or safety projects which are completed by the end of the summer and add direct value to the Division.


Morton, IL (Greater Peoria Area)

Job Duties/Responsibilities will be assigned according to your qualifications and may include, but are not limited to:

  • Trend analysis of global environmental, sustainability, & safety data in line with our Sustainability Goals
  • Safety technology research project
  • Sustainability benchmarking project
  • Shop floor visits and interactions with employees
  • Digital database assistance

Key Skills

  • Sustainability interest
  • Environmental skills
  • Health and Safety skills
  • Digital skills (Sharepoint, Power BI, Microsoft Suite, etc)

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled full time at a 4-year accredited university/college in one of the following degree programs:
  • Occupational Health and Safety, Sustainability, Environmental or Industrial Hygiene
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8/4.0 (no rounding)
  • Expected graduation date May 2025 and beyond

Top Candidates will also have

  • Demonstrated leadership that requires organizing or working with groups
  • Past experience in project work
  • Relevant internship or work experience in functional field
  • Ability to work independently at times
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills well-developed
  • Ability to effectively articulate and summarize analytical data for leadership

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.

As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the US which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.

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 www.caterpillar.com/careers.

Posting Dates:

June 3, 2024 - June 11, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

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

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