The internship is designed around the training and development of interns for potential full time employment. Interns complete fulfilling work and grow their technical and professional skills.
Different senior managers are inconsistent with how they treat interns. Some interns are given the responsibilities and time commitments of a full time employee. Others are given projects that are completed quickly and left with little to do.
Advice to Potential Interns
Industry accounting from afar. Union Pacific uses modern technology, SAP, SQL, to complete financial analysis of processes and business operations. However, most of the bookkeeping operations are automated. Don't apply expecting to do bookkeeping, Union Pacific's accounting department is engrossed with financial analysis and process streamlining.