Year Round Intern - Supply Chain

Date:  Sep 12, 2023

Omaha, NE, US, 68000

Reference Number:  601 
Department: Supply Chain 
Closing Date:  12/31/2023

This posting is for university recruiting candidates, including those currently enrolled in a degree program.  



The Supply department's intern program enables students to experience the work environment of a Fortune 150 company while continuing their education. Students gain insight into the U.S. transportation industry while working for an industry leader. The specific work assignments will depend upon the student's qualifications as well as the duration of the work period. Students will be assigned projects and tasks equivalent to those of any analyst entry level position within the Supply Chain department, including analyzing data, responding to customer requests and working with vendors and contractors as they move through the Supply Chain process. Understanding of basic supply chain concepts and processes is strongly encouraged.


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 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
  • 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

  • Must be a full-time student
  • College credits equivalent to one year toward an undergraduate degree with preference for Supply Chain Management, Logistics / Transportation, or other business-related degrees
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic organization, prioritization and time/project management skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) skills
  • Solid understanding of basic Supply Chain concepts and processes

Qualifications - Preferred

  • GPA or 3.0 or higher

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 (as the job allows)
  • On-site cafeteria (with employee discount) and fitness center (free to employees)
  • Competitive pay with hourly rates starting at $19.00 up to $23.00.  Hourly rate is determined by college status

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.