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Hybrid Year Round Intern - Finance


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

  • Must be a full-time student
  • College credits at least equivalent to one year toward an undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Computer Science or Economics
  • Basic organization AND prioritization skills
  • Basic time and project management skills
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) skills

Qualifications - Preferred

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Advanced Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Intermediate computer skills and able to learn UP's Accounting systems and databases in order to successfully accomplish desired project results

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)
  • On-site cafeteria (with employee discount) and fitness center (free to employees)
  • Competitive pay with hourly rates starting at $19 up to $23. Hourly rate is determined by college status