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2025 Summer Corporate Intern - Finance



Accounting & Finance
Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

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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.

It's Your Career. Make it Matter.

At Caterpillar, you build what matters—whether it’s the career you want, crucial work skills, strong relationships, or new digital technologies. There are big jobs to be done worldwide—building critical infrastructure, bolstering local economies, and meeting the energy demand—and that work is powered by our people.

Every single Caterpillar employee moves our company forward. Piece by piece, part by part, person by person. Together we create sustainable, world-changing solutions that impact lives around the globe. Join our winning team and help build a better world.

Internship Program Details:

During the Corporate Finance Internship Program, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable on-the-job experience and contribute to real-world projects in one or more of the following areas including; Corporate Cash Management, Employee Benefits Fund Management, Foreign Exchange/Commodities Risk Management, Corporate Funding, Accounts Receivables or Supplier Finance. As a finance intern, you will perform the same tasks as our Entry Level Finance Analysts.

Session Dates:

Summer 2025: 5/19/2025 - 8/08/2025

This is a 40-hour-per-week assignment, Monday through Friday, lasting 12 weeks in the summer.

Besides exciting work, Corporate Interns will experience:

  • Comprehensive internship orientation
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Tours of state-of-the-art manufacturing and research facilities
  • Product Demonstrations
  • Various social events
  • Networking with leadership
  • Intern round table discussions
  • Business skill building
  • Career discussion with leaders and experts
  • Resume and Interview workshop
  • Paid holidays
  • And more!

Thousands of Caterpillar employees come to work every day. While they perform their daily tasks, they’re contributing to the work of a powerful global team. At Caterpillar, we know that innovation happens step-by-step, piece-by-piece, person-by-person. Everyone has a vital role to play in our organization. Modest, 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 employees win, so does Caterpillar.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled full-time at a 4-year accredited university/college in one of the following degree programs: Bachelor’s or Master’s in Finance, Economics or other Business or Technology major.
  • Minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA (both Finance GPA & Cumulative GPA).
  • 12 completed semester hours at a 4-year university prior to the start of the internship.
  • If a transfer student must have 12 semester hours completed at a 4-year university.

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Previous finance internship and/or work experience.
  • Completed junior year of finance coursework by the start of the internship.
  • Strong initiative, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Leadership involvement in student associations.
  • Intermediate user of Microsoft Excel.

Additional Details:

  • Location: Peoria, IL
  • Candidates must be willing to relocate if necessary for the duration of the internship, and complete daily work commute using reliable transportation.
  • Applicants will be considered for both hybrid and on-site work (assignment is based on specific job role requirements).
  • Domestic relocation is available for those who qualify.
  • Candidates must be willing to travel as needed.

Final details:

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

About Caterpillar:

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

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.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:

July 8, 2024 - November 24, 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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