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Part Time Student Researcher - JDTIC Champaign, IL

Date: Oct 11, 2017

Location: Champaign, IL, US, 61820

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There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois (US-IL) - Champaign 
Function: Product Engineering
Title: Part Time Student Researcher - JDTIC Champaign, IL - 33111

Your Responsibilities

The Part-Time Student Program is primarily designed to augment the Company's regular full-time staff, and is for students who work in parallel to their school schedule. In this position you will:

  • Support ongoing innovation projects at John Deere
  • Work with multi-disciplinary technology teams to deliver outcomes
  • Help define new projects and methods used to drive innovation at John Deere
  • Leverage new tools and methodologies to support new or ongoing innovation projects

Position Qualifications:

We need excellent communicators, who thrive on solving problems and working in a team environment.  Ideally, you will be pursuing a degree from the University of Illinois in a discipline that applies to the ongoing innovation projects at JDTIC.  In addition, we require:

  • Must be registered as a full-time student at UIUC
  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above 
  • 16 - 20 hours/week during the academic year
  • 35 - 40 hours/week during the summer semester
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word

 

A strong candidate will also have:

  • Professional experience in the discipline that applies to the ongoing innovation projects at JDTIC
  • Work experience in a team environment

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 


Nearest Major Market: Champaign
Nearest Secondary Market: Urbana

Job Segment: Intern, Engineer, Entry Level, Engineering

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