Eaton International Internship


Internships are crucial to success in today’s competitive job market, and international internships give you a competitive advantage through the experience of a summer-long, full-time internship abroad. Eaton, a Pitt Business partner organization, is offering a unique opportunity to participate in both a domestic and international internship with the firm.

You apply for the domestic internship as second year students. Applications will be reviewed by Pitt Business International Programs, and selected candidates will be invited to interview with Eaton on campusin October, 2019. You will be eligible for the international internship placement the summer after successful completion of a domestic internship with Eaton, as well as completion of their third academic year at Pitt Business.


Academic Description: 
The Eaton Internship Program – Finance & Accounting is designed to provide opportunities to a diverse mix of students who demonstrate the same high level of ethics, values, creativity and performance we expect from our employees. This program combines both accounting and finance, by giving each participant exposure to the Eaton accounting and finance functions. During the 12-14 week paid internship, students will work on projects that have a measurable impact on our business and will be coached and mentored by Eaton leaders. As a participant in the program, you will complete assignments that will give you the hands-on experience to get started in your career. These assignments may include working as a financial analyst or internal auditor in a corporate function or in one of our manufacturing operations. After completion of the internship and upon graduation, your experience and newly acquired skills could lead you to a variety of career paths, such as the Eaton Leadership Development Program - Finance & Accounting. This full-time position would provide you the opportunity to have several assignments in accounting, business, finance, etc., that are progressive in job responsibilities and provide a broad experience across multiple business units. Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements): Actively pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree program in business with a major in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution Minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher (please do not round) Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship Geographical flexibility to relocate within the United States for the duration of the Internship Program Preferred Qualifications: Desire to build a career in accounting/finance Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or the community Minimum overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (please do not round) Self-motivated and a strong desire to achieve results Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Position Criteria: This role may include travel (up to 10%) within a local region as determined by the assignment manager. Transportation to and from the worksite and for incidental business travel is the responsibility of the intern; however, expenses for required and approved business travel (not including the worksite) will be reimbursed. The summer internship culminates with a formal presentation where students showcase their success stories to leaders of the organization and receive feedback on their performance.
Application Instructions: 

To Apply: In addition to applying through the campus system, interested candidates must apply to in order to be considered for this opportunity.
Required documents: Resume, cover letter, Internship supplemental application instructions

SAO Staff: 

Hillary Koller

Hello! I’m Hillary, Director of Pitt Global Experiences. I originally hail from New Jersey, but became a member of the Pitt community as an undergraduate student in 2002 and I have been here pretty much ever since. During my time at Pitt I’ve had the opportunity to accompany students abroad, and I’m excited to work with you to make your international experience a valuable one! When I’m not in the office, you can find me spending time in the great outdoors, reading, cooking, and taking a yoga or ballet class. Get in touch with me at


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