How to Apply

Application Process

All of our internships require candidates to submit college transcripts and must apply online.

Our internship opportunities are posted through Career Services at the colleges we are actively recruiting at. In some instances our internship are posted on

If Union Pacific comes to your campus and you express interest in our positions, you should apply through your career services. After an application is submitted, you may be extended a first-round interview. If that interview is successful, you may be invited to a second-round interview at Union Pacific's headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska.

If Union Pacific does not visit your college campus, you may apply online for one of our posted positions. This process takes about 30 minutes and allows you to submit your resume with the online application. When you are done, you will be able to check your application status online.

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Application Deadline

Year Round Intern positions are posted upon request for a need by the hiring department.


Sara Dworak
1400 Douglas Street
STOP 0340
Omaha, NE 68117
Phone: (402) 544-1365


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates typically are full-time students currently enrolled at a college or university, pursuing an undergraduate degree or a graduate degree in a field of study that support UP's business objectives. Most departments require a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Department may require specific degrees to meet their hiring needs (ie, Finance undergrad - working towards Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Computer Science or Economics). Strong analytical and problem-solving skills along with strong communications skills (both oral and written) are desired. In addition, we hire MBA students who have completed first year in the program and have demonstrated leadership potential.