Our student trainees are the future of our workforce, and are key to helping us build a better world.
Caterpillar's Student Trainees have the opportunity to gain practical, challenging and meaningful on-the-job work experience, while working for a global leader in innovation, technology and manufacturing.
Opportunities are available primarily in the Peoria, IL area (with limited opportunities throughout the United Stated) in Accounting, Engineering, Information Technology and Clerical. Your interest, course of study and the availability of openings determine the possibilities.
Perks of the program include:
Compensation and Benefits
Student Trainees are well compensated with a competitive salary. Compensation is based on current grade level. Student Trainees can also take advantage of employee discounts on Caterpillar merchandise, cell phone service, computers and more.
Keeping You Here
When your assignment ends, there is a good chance that your connection with Caterpillar will continue. Many of our Student Trainees get infused with yellow blood and join Team Caterpillar either directly or joining us a Part Time Intern or Corporate Intern. Get to know us and choose the path that is right for you.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should check with their guidance counselor or career services about Caterpillar recruiting opportunities. To view a list of openings or to apply, submit your online application and resume through caterpillar.com/careers.
There are big jobs to be done worldwide, and that work is powered by our people. Join the team.Apply Now
The team at Caterpillar is made up of a range of skills, experience levels and qualifications. Find the career area that's right for youExplore Jobs
Whether it be ground breaking products, best in class solutions or a lifelong career, you build what matters at CaterpillarMeet the People