IT Year Round Intern - Systems Engineering
Omaha, NE 
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IT Year Round Intern - Systems Engineering
Location: Omaha, NE
Reference Number: 088143
Closing Date: 05/01/2020 at 11:59 PM Central Time
Pay Rate:
Job Level:
Job Open To: Internal and External Candidates


As an intern, you will build knowledge and experience in our core business groups and their vision, business objectives, processes, systems, and services. The intern 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.

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
  • College credits equivalent to one year toward an undergraduate degree
  • Basic organization AND prioritization skills
  • Basic time and project management skills
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills with knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and Internet Navigation. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong problem solving/analytical abilities.
  • Experience or interest in learning about one or more of the following IT infrastructure groups at Union Pacific: IP Networking, Firewall and Network Automation, Linux/Unix Server Engineering/Administration, Windows Client and Server Administration, Server Planning/Server Hardware, Voice Engineering, Web and Java Hosting Platforms, Monitoring, Messaging, Backup and Recovery, Storage Area Networks, Database Administration, and Infrastructure Systems Development.
Physical Requirements
Work Conditions
  • Successful completion of coursework in one or more of the following areas: Data Structures, Database, Internet Development (HTML, Java), Object Oriented Programming, Hardware/Network, Complex Planning and Scheduling, Optimization, Simulations
  • 18 years of age or older
  • 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
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