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John Deere's internship program allows you to apply the skills and knowledge you're developing at school while contributing to exciting, real-world projects. We regard every intern as a potential full-time employee with strategic importance to our business. We'll provide hands-on experience that's designed to fit your career objectives, that complements your academic work and enhances your learning.

Internships are offered in the following areas.

  • Accounting/Finance
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing/Product Support
  • Supply Management

You can join us as an intern at various points during your undergraduate or graduate studies. The majority of our internships occur during the summer months and last 13 weeks. Extended internship sessions during the academic year are also available in engineering. You could have the opportunity to work more than one session with us.

Interns receive competitive compensation and are eligible for many of the benefits offered to full-time employees. You can view current internship opportunities in the United States and apply for the program online.

Internship Benefits include:
  • Health Insurance, Dental, 401K
  • Subsidized Housing
    • Payroll Deduction
    • Apartment or University Housing (fully furnished)
  • Travel Expense Reimbursement
  • Student Resources
  • Student Website – General Information
    • First Day/First Week Procedures
    • Time Reporting/Expense Reporting
    • Community Information
  • Student Newsletter
  • Year of Service Credit (if 500 hours worked)
  • Networking opportunities, Mentors and New Employee Advisors
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Intern Conference

Intern Conference
All interns are invited to participate in the two-day Summer Intern Conference held in Moline, Illinois. This conference is designed specifically for interns to promote networking with other students, learn more about their functional areas, and to gain knowledge about John Deere as a whole.

Traditionally, the conference is held mid-June in Moline, IL and includes the following activities:

  • Breakout Sessions on Business Topics
  • Functional Sessions and Lunch
  • Keynote Address
  • Social Activity with Functional Leadership


  • Follow the link to Trever's testimonial

    Trever Fluellen, Intern

    "From the first time I saw the excited representatives from John Deere at the career fair at my university, I knew I wanted to become part of the team. John Deere employees make it their mission to exhibit the company's four core values throughout their day-to-day operations."

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  • Follow the link to Michael's testimonial

    Michael Barton, Intern

    "I had many opportunities to meet fellow interns and employees. I was a part of the John Deere softball league and an intern volleyball league, which gave me the chance to get to know employees and interns from across the Quad Cities."

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  • Follow the link to Ariel's testimonial

    Ariel Chester, Intern

    "John Deere provides various classes and learning experiences so I can really look into what I'm pricing and forecasting to sell. I had the opportunity to piece together a tractor engine."

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John Deere is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace and to promote the health and wellbeing of its employees. As required by local, state/provincial and/or federal law or regulation, and in order to provide and maintain a safe and healthy work environment, all Company facilities are designated smoke-free facilities.