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5.0 of 5 stars

A great experience to sharpen your programming skills and be affiliated with experienced developers and have compensation for your time.
Omaha, NE | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

I liked the different software tools I've been able to use. I never had a lot of experience with spring or web services before I was here so it's awesome to start messing with those things.


Downers

I don't like that Union Pacific is not open over the weekend. As a student I like to reserve most my time for the week for school and the weekend for work, but they're so flexable with your schedule it works out.


Advice to Potential Interns

The only thing I was worried about was the level of programming competency that I started with. I found out their expectations for entry level programmers is completely reasonable. They help you elevate your skills on the job.


Sample Interview Questions

What projects have you worked on?

What classes have you taken?



We talked a little about ORM tools and hadoop as well.


Advice to Management

I would consider using agile project management methodologies. I heard that agile methodologies can yield a better result than scrum.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Very great experience. Learning something new every day
Omaha, NE | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Flexible hours with school

Treated like a full time employee

Do "real" work

Able to apply what I learn here at work to my school work and vice-versa


Downers

I do not have any negatives regarding my internship


Advice to Potential Interns

Take advantage of all the learning opportunities provided to you

Be a good listener


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

The most innovative experience/Job for a college student
Omaha, NE | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Hours

Training/Classes

Knowledge

Work environment


Downers

Delay to start work


Advice to Potential Interns

Work hard, study, and put yourself out there and people will notice you.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Great!
Omaha, NE | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

I am exposed to many other departments. I am able to apply my education.


Downers

I would like to have more time with my manager.


Advice to Potential Interns

Be computer efficient in Excel etc.


Sample Interview Questions

Tell us about yourself using your resume.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

"An internship of networking, learning, and the best step to becoming a corporate pilot"
Omaha, NE | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The best aspect of my internship is the company willingness to let me be involved in all parts of the department so I am able to expand my knowledge about aviation. Union Pacific has put forth great effort to help me learn and network with other professionals in the field. I also appreciate the type of people that work in this company. I work with some of the best industry professionals in the world that are more than happy to help me put my foot in the door to becoming a professional pilot. Very few college students enjoy their job but I am a lucky one that can say she looks forward to going to work everday.


Downers

What I like least about my internship is that I am either so busy or have very little to do. That is something that the aviation industry faces as a whole.


Advice to Potential Interns

This company gives employees many opportunites, make sure you take full advantage of this. If you put forth a lot of effort into your job, the company is good at realizing this and is sure to show their appreciation.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

This is the best internship experience in America!
Omaha, NE | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Stimulating work, excellent work experience, nurturing work atmosphere, friendly and helpful coworkers, and great pay!


Downers

There were no cons to this intership.


Advice to Potential Interns

If you are a hard and honest worker who likes to be challenged by your work and constantly be learning new information on a daily-basis, Union Pacific is the ideal choice.


Advice to Management

Management has been helpful, fair, and understanding in every aspect of my experience as an intern at Union Pacific.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.9 of 5 stars

This was the best experience I could have imagined happening. I've learned a lot from the people I've worked with.
Omaha, NE | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

I've been able to work with the best and the brightest on projects. Everyone here is friendly and willing to teach new people what they know.


Downers

I didn't like parking downtown, but that comes with working downtown.


Advice to Potential Interns

I would say that they should work for them. This is the best employer, and they should apply there as soon as they can.


Sample Interview Questions

What makes you a fit for our team?

When will you be done with your degree?

Why are you going into this certain field of study?


Advice to Management

I think my manager has done a wonderful job of making the best out of my internship. I hope that other managers take his lead and allow their interns to work in different areas, but also making them apart of the team.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

A Valuable, Life Experience
Omaha, NE | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The work environment and being able to acquire new knowledge every day


Downers

There has been nothing wrong


Advice to Potential Interns

It is a valuable experience


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Endless Opportunities
Omaha, NE | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Environment, Co-workers and the operations behind the railroad


Downers

I've yet to find one thing I dislike about working here.


Advice to Potential Interns

Union Pacific is a great company to work for and has plenty of opportunities for interns as well as educational programs. The hands on training is exceptional and everyone is here to help you along the way. At the end of my intern program I hope to land a job working as a full-time employee!


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Experience of a Lifetime
Omaha, NE | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Networking


Downers

Nothing was bad


Advice to Potential Interns

Network with everyone


Sample Interview Questions

Tell me about a time when you were confronted with an issue and how did you handle it.


Advice to Management

More flexible hours.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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