Year Round Intern - Marketing & Sales

Date:  Feb 8, 2024

Omaha, NE, US, 68000 VAR-SYSTEM, NE, US, 68000

Reference Number:  1111 
Department: Marketing & Sales 
Closing Date:  03/31/2024

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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.


Are you a creative problem solver with strong analytical skills? Union Pacific Railroad is looking for high-energy, hard-working individuals who value teamwork and are dedicated to making a difference in the transportation industry. We love thinking smart, innovating, and moving fast to solve problems. Experience an internship in our Marketing & Sales department and help us revolutionize the way we build America.


The Marketing & Sales department is seeking students of junior status or below who are interested in working year round. This opportunity requires you to work in-person in Omaha, NE during the summer months, spanning from mid to late-May through the first week of August. Union Pacific provides a relocation stipend and housing accommodations for the duration of the summer portion of the internship. The student must be able to work 15-25 hours whilst in school and full-time otherwise and during the summer.


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.


  • Learn and perform core department business group work tasks, processes, and customer services by directly supporting the front line Sales team to grow our portfolio with customer communications, business development initiatives and market growth opportunities
  • Perform administrative support for department business group managers
  • Develop and execute project action plans and perform team assignments that result in process improvements to increase customer and employee satisfaction
  • 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 such as building Tableau reports to support both short and long term sales initiatives
  • Perform other duties as assigned such as working within SalesForce to document tasks and effectively communicate with M&S team

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
  • 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)
  • Competitive compensation

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.