Union Pacific Railroad Intern Connection Program Internship

Company Overview -

Union Pacific Railroad is one of America's most iconic and admired companies. It is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP), which reported operating revenue totaling $19.6 billion in 2011.Union Pacific is headquartered in Omaha, Neb., and employs more than 45,000 people across our system. We provide safe, fuel-efficient, environmentally responsible freight transportation for a diversified group of business products. Our rails link 23 states and deliver door-to-door freight solutions and logistics expertise.

Union Pacific's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Energy, Industrial Products, Intermodal and service to Mexico markets. We combine excellent customer service with innovation, technology and capital investment to deliver the goods American businesses and consumers use daily.Union Pacific operates competitive routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major gateways to Mexico.


Summer Intern Connection Program -

Located in Omaha, Nebraska at our headquarters building, we provide college students with meaningful on-the-job experience through our internship program. Typically the internships offered are in an office type environment. We look for ambitious undergraduate and graduate students to work in a variety of departments within the company:
• Corporate Audit
• Finance & Accounting
• Information Technology
• Marketing & Sales
• Supply
• Operations (Mechanical & Engineering)
• Union Pacific Distribution Service (UPDS)

Our internships provide a mix of work experience, professional development opportunities and social networking. Students will work on real and challenging projects, getting hands-on experience and supportive input along the way. Our internships are designed to introduce you to Union Pacific Railroad and the career opportunities we have to offer.
Our Intern Connection Program (ICP) is a structured program enables interns to learn the business of Union Pacific Railroad while also making personal connections with other interns and UP employees. Opportunities include:
• Community Involvement Activities
• Networking with Employee Resource Groups
• Social Events
• Learning From Leaders Series
• Your Railroad Fit


Intern Benefits -

We provide housing, transportation and meal cards to interns who do not have access to housing in the Omaha area during their internship. This investment (valued at $2,000) demonstrates our commitment to connecting the best and brightest students with our career opportunities.

The interns are given a monthly salary and depending where the interns are traveling from, they will be given some relocation costs. The program also provides the students an opportunity to discover Omaha and network with other local interns in the Intern Omaha Program presented by the Omaha Chamber.

The interns could be given a monthly or hourly salary based on the length of their internship. The average pay ranges from $16-$22/per hour depending on the level of experience.


Contact Information

  • Lydia White- HR Recruiting
  • Union Pacific Railroad Company
  • 1400 Douglas St
  • Stop 330
  • Omaha, NE 68179
  • Phone: 402-544-1327
  • Email: llwhite@up.com@up.com
  • www.up.com

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  • Omaha, NE
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