Hybrid Year Round Intern - Finance

Date:  Feb 2, 2024

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

Reference Number:  1056 
Department: Finance 
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 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.


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 Finance department and help us revolutionize the way we build America.


The Finance department is seeking students of junior status or below who are interested in working year round. This opportunity requires you to start, in-person, from mid to late-May to the first week in August and spend the summer in Omaha, NE. The student must be able to work 15-25 hours whilst in school and full-time otherwise and during the summer.


Internship opportunities are available in a variety of areas within the Finance Department, including: Accounting, Corporate Audit, Real Estate, Supply, Tax, Treasury and Planning and Analysis. We will work with you to determine the best placement based upon your education, skill set and preferences. You will be assigned projects equivalent to those of any financial analyst on the Finance staff and will be given the opportunity to manage a project from start to finish.


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.


  • 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

  • College credit toward a Bachelors degree
  • Basic organization AND prioritization skills
  • Basic time and project management skills
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • College credits at least equivalent to 1 year toward an undergraduate degree

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.