Year Round Intern - Corporate Giving

Date:  Feb 12, 2024
Location: 

Omaha, NE, US, 68000

Reference Number:  1129 
Department: Corporate Relations 
Closing Date:  03/31/2024

 

Union Pacific is one of America's premier transportation and logistics companies, linking 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country and serving many of the fastest-growing U.S. cities. Generations of Americans have built successful careers at Union Pacific and in the process, they have helped build a nation - delivering lumber for our homes, food for our tables, energy for our power plants and the countless raw materials and finished goods that supply the American way of life.

 

If selected as the Corporate Giving intern, you will support the Union Pacific Foundation and the Community Ties Giving Program.  Responsibilities will include the review and processing of grant applications, serving as a point of contact for community organizations, tracking event sponsorships, reconciling contribution information for corporate reporting, analyzing giving histories, and other administrative and project-based assignments related to UP’s philanthropic programs.  Communication and data management are key aspects of this internship.

 

As an intern at UP, you will build knowledge and experience in our core business groups and their vision, business objectives, processes, systems, and services. You will have extensive contact with peers and interaction with senior leaders. There will also be an opportunity to put leadership, technical skills, and business knowledge to immediate use through high value project assignments.

 

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 20 hours per week during the school year and up to 40 hours per week during the summer months.  Most of the work time will occur in-person at Union Pacific Center in downtown Omaha, with some remote work availability.

 

Accountabilities

  • Support processes associated with UP’s philanthropic programs; manage data systems and maintain communications channels, particularly by email
  • Assist with project management for various company initiatives and complete administrative tasks and special projects such as preparing executive briefing reports and managing philanthropic tracking software
  • Updated and maintain select websites
  • Learn and perform core department business group work tasks, processes, and customer services by directly supporting the Corporate Giving & Public Affairs team to manage our relationships with UP communities
  • 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

 

  • Must be a full-time student
  • College credits equivalent to one year toward an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Analytics, Communications, Data Science, Economics, Finance, FinTech, International Business, Management, or Marketing.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills; comfort with handling critical conversations
  • Basic organization, prioritization, and time/project management skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) skills
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Experience with data and communication management software (Tableau, Blackbaud, Salesforce or similar, etc.)

 

 

 

Description

As an intern, you will build knowledge and experience in our core business groups and their vision, business objectives, processes, systems, and services. You will have extensive contact with peers and interaction with senior leaders. There will also be an opportunity to put leadership, technical skills, and business knowledge to immediate use through high value project assignments.

Accountabilities

  • 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
  •  Assist with project management for various company initiatives and complete administrative tasks and special projects
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications - Required

  • College credits equivalent to one year toward an undergraduate degree
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic organization, prioritization and time/project management skills

Qualifications - Preferred

Physical Requirements

Work Conditions

What we offer:

  • A strengths-based, engagement-focused, and performance-oriented culture
  • A flexible, casual and hybrid work environment that allows you to work on-site and from home up to 50% (as the job allows)
  • Ongoing learning, development, and Educational Assistance (including little to no out-of-pocket cost for online and in-person courses at the University of Nebraska at Omaha)
  • On-site cafeteria (with employee discount), fitness center (free to employees), federal credit union, all in Union Pacific Center headquarters building in Omaha, Nebraska

Inclusion Statement

Union Pacific’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is based on our desire to create an environment where people can be their best, personally and professionally. Our employees are unique individuals. Our diverse perspectives come from many sources including gender, race, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status.

As America's railroad, Union Pacific has an innate responsibility to speak out against all forms of discrimination while creating an environment where all can see themselves belonging and succeeding.