Year Round Intern - Information Technology
Lincoln, NE 
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Year Round Intern - Information Technology
Location: Lincoln, NE
Reference Number: 089010
Closing Date: 08/31/2020 at 11:59 PM Central Time
Pay Rate:
Job Level:
Job Open To: Internal and External Candidates


This position will be administered as a paid year round internship and provides hands-on experience in a fast-paced business environment with one of America's leading transportation and logistics companies. The work schedule is flexible and can be designed to accommodate the course commitments of the successful candidate. A flexible work schedule includes up to 25 hours per week during the school year and up to 40 hours per week during the summer months.

As an intern, you will help our core business groups achieve their vision and business objectives by applying technology to improve their processes, systems, and services. You will build knowledge and experience with Union Pacific's IT environment and development processes. The intern candidate will have extensive contact with experienced developers, engineers, and peers, and have opportunities to interact with senior leaders. There will also be an opportunity to put your leadership, technical skills and business knowledge to immediate use through valued project assignments.

Internal Only Comments

  • Assist with project management for various company initiatives and complete administrative tasks and special projects
  • Learn and perform core department business group work tasks, processes, and customer services
  • Perform administrative support for department business group managers
  • Develop and execute project action plans and perform team assignments
  • Build and strengthen a network of professional contacts within departments and across the company
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications Required
  • Basic organization AND prioritization skills
  • Basic time and project management skills
  • Experience with programming/scripting
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with a Linux based or Windows OS
  • strong problem solving skills
  • experience or interest in learning about one or more of the following programming languages/framworks: HTML/JavaScript (with emphasis on Angular), Java, Material Design, Embedded Design, Lab View, Web Service Design, Database (SQL), Deep Learning/Maching Learning, Python, C++
  • advanced computer skills with strong oral and written communication skills
Physical Requirements
Work Conditions
  • Authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • College student
On a post-offer basis, Union Pacific and or its subsidiaries will conduct an investigation into newly hired or transferred employees regarding their past employment, state and federal criminal history, military history, driving history, education, professional license or certification verification if job-related, Social Security number, prior drug history, and other job-related information. Individuals must pass a background investigation for employment. Please to review Union Pacific's policy regarding background investigations.
Employment with Union Pacific is contingent upon the successful completion of a health examination for newly hired or transferred employees which may include a drug screen, a color vision exam, and a fitness-for-duty assessment to ensure that candidates can safely perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. In addition, the company conducts for-cause, post-accident, and random drug and alcohol testing of its employees.

Union Pacific supports diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
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