Intern, Digital Marketing


Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, includingTimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Position Details

Intern, Digital Marketing
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

Job Overview:

A glimpse into the 2024 Chicago Headquarters potential internship program activities:

  • Inclusion and Diversity employee development training opportunities 
  • Personal and professional employee development and experiences supported by HR and management 
  • Travel to the manufacturing plants (Tennessee and Wisconsin) and other company locations to learn about the business operations 
  • Opportunity to get "hands on" operation experience on our construction equipment in Georgia 
  • Learn about our distributor network by visiting one of our premier dealers and our customers (“end users” of our equipment) 
  • Learn about the Komatsu business through overviews facilitated by our leaders 
  • Interface with our Executives through lunch “meet and greets” 
  • Networking opportunities.

The “2024 Chicago Headquarters” internship program will focus on the Construction Equipment Products and Solutions. Our products and solutions support the infrastructures from the development of new towns orplanning for urbanization, our extensive lineup of products and solutions help create a sustainable and thriving future.

Autonomy, automation, electrification, and remote control are the signposts on our road to a future where people, society, and our planet co-exist in prosperity. And through our continuing pursuit of reduction of greenhouse gases and waste generated by manufacturing sites and the lessening of the burden on the environment, Komatsu innovation will contribute to the realization of a sustainable society.

Who are we looking for?

  • Individuals that are patient, flexible, adaptable and that have aptitude and potential to learn the Komatsu organization and the construction industry. Must be motivated to learn new skills and have the ability to take constructive feedback. 
  • Individuals that are curious, lifelong learners and have a keen interest in understanding the “why” of how we operate but can also bring their perspective on how we can improve as a company. 
  • Individuals that thrive in research, fact finding and substantiating their thoughts and recommendations with data. 
  • Individuals that want to grow and develop over the summer both personally and professionally as being inquisitive (asking questions) throughout the summer is expected. 
  • Individuals that have the ability to take initiative and work independently when required. 
  • Individuals that have an interest in working onsite in the Chicago Headquarters (Chicago O’Hare) office at least 4 days a week (4 days are highly encouraged for a productive summer). 
  • Individuals that are able to be a team player, open to learning and collaborating with all Komatsu employees. 
  • Individuals that value a productive “summer experience”. 
  • Individuals that are able to join the Komatsu team in May 2024 and commit to a minimum of 10 weeks during the summer (there is potential for interns to start December 2023 for students who are interested). Must have minimal conflicts (time off such as vacation, personal time off, etc.) during the summer.

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