Eaton Internship Program: Global (MBA)

  • Company: Eaton
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Posted: January 30, 2018
  • Reference ID: 044201-en-us
We make what matters work.
At Eaton, we believe that power, whether it’s electrical, hydraulic or mechanical power -- is a fundamental part of people’s lives. Technology, transportation, energy and infrastructure—these are things the world relies on every day. That’s why  we are dedicated to helping our customers across the world find new ways to manage power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. And we’re committed to improving people’s lives, the communities where we live and work, and the planet our future generations will depend on. Because that’s what really matters–and  we’re here to make sure it works.
While our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services, our culture and what we value can be represented in six essential leadership attributes expected of all Eaton employees.
  • We’re ethical -- we play by the rules and act with integrity.
  • We’re passionate -- we care deeply about what we do. We set high expectations and we perform.
  • We’re accountable -- we seek responsibility and take ownership. We  do what we say.
  • We’re efficient -- we value speed and simplicity.
  • We’re transparent -- we say what we think. We make it okay to disagree.
  • We learn – we are curious, adaptable, and willing to teach what we know.
You want to make an impact in the world. At Eaton, we’re solving some of the toughest challenges on the planet. Our Early Talent Programs ensure that you have a multitude of opportunities to make an impact across a global organization. Participants in our Early Talent Programs work to solve real-world challenges while developing the skills required to lead at the next level. Early Talent assignments hold true significance to our businesses. In turn, participants gain enriching and diverse experiences and work side by side with experienced leaders to power their careers.
What sets our Early Talent Programs apart:
  • Each individual’s development experience is customized to help participants reach their potential; no two participants will have the same experience or set of roles throughout the program. The majority of participants will work in multiple locations and businesses.
  • Participants receive cross-functional exposure. They have opportunities to build their skills and try on different roles early in their career, ultimately maximizing their potential for consideration for a variety of future roles.
  • By keeping our programs small and selective, we are able to make hiring decisions based on each candidate’s unique skill set and high potential.
  • The opportunity to learn from senior leaders is a part of the fabric of every experience.
Your career matters – and we’re here to make it work. Are you ready?
About Eaton:
As a  power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion, Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. We have  approximately 95,000 employees across the world, and sell products to customers in more than 175 countries.
Position Overview:
This MBA Internship is designed for students pursuing future careers in general management.  During the 12 to 14 week paid internship, students will work on projects that have a measurable impact on business objectives while receiving coaching and mentoring by Eaton leaders.
Interns gain global exposure, develop leadership competencies, and gain knowledge of Eaton’s businesses, products, processes, and functions through the Eaton Internship Program – MBA, General Management program.
The assignment will help the intern develop a wide range of Eaton leadership competencies such as business strategy, business acumen, and gain hands-on experience leveraging resources. The scope of assignments allows interns the opportunity to provide value to the organization by achieving a well-defined important strategic objective. MBA Interns will be given assignments in a specific functional discipline such as operations, supply chain, marketing or business development. Past assignments included strategic market analysis, pricing analysis and financial modeling, and supply chain efficiency improvement projects.
The summer internship concludes with a formal presentation to the senior leaders of the organization, where students showcase their accomplishments and key learnings and receive feedback on their performance.
 After completion of the internship, and upon graduation, your experience and newly acquired skills could lead you to a variety of career paths at Eaton including the GLDP rotational program. The GLDP rotational program could include assignments in Supply Chain, Operational Excellence, Product Line Management, or Front Line Supervision.


Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements):
  • Actively enrolled in an MBA degree program from an accredited institution, with a graduation date no later than August 2019
  • Minimum of five years of work experience between undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • Minimum 1-year of prior managerial, project or supervisory experience
  • 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:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business management, or other technical field from an accredited institution
  • 2+ years, previous managerial or supervisory experience strongly preferred
  • High potential/high interest to develop as a future senior manager in a manufacturing operations environment
  • Desire to gain experience in operations, strategy, product management, and marketing, leading to a career in general management
  • Strong analytical, writing, and presentation skills
Position Criteria:
  • This role may include travel (up to 25%) 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 reimburse
  • 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

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Marketing

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

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