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Date: Apr 16, 2019

Location: Renton, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

PACCAR’s Information Technology Division (ITD), located in Renton, WA utilizes cutting-edge technology to provide systems development, consulting, voice and data communications services to the entire Corporation, which has high visibility in the technology sector

Requisition Summary

PACCAR ITD is searching for talented individuals to join our Summer Internship Program!  

Internships include unique learning opportunities:

  • Learn first-hand from the industry's top professionals
  • Work directly with Managers and Senior Managers
  • Develop mentoring relationships
  • Gain valuable hands on experience


PACCAR is looking for a curious, creative and motivated individual that is passionate about technology to join our innovation group. This position will provide the opportunity to explore emerging technologies in the vehicle, aftermarket, manufacturing and consumer markets, to work with technical teams and lead innovation projects. Our internship program is designed to give you real world experience and develop skills to succeed within the industry.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Assist in the execution of innovation proofs of concept
  • Document functional requirements and solution success criteria
  • Document designs, test plans, and results
  • Assist in the development of business plans to support successful solution adoption
  • Meet with business stakeholders to refine new solution ideas for the innovation portfolio
  • Work with the innovation team to coordinate hackathons and innovation outreach events within PACCAR


  • Strong business acumen
  • Extremely high degree of enthusiasm for innovation and technology
  • Strong background in a technical field such as IT, engineering, finance
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration teamwork skills
  • Confident and enthusiastic verbal communication skills
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Self-motivation and persistence
  • High degree of flexibility adjusting to challenges and changing priorities
  • Open minded listener


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Technology, Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline required
  • MBA strongly preferred

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Manager, Engineer, Intern, Consulting, Computer Science, Management, Engineering, Entry Level, Technology

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