Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
3/13/2019
Job Category:
Marketing
Year Round Intern - Corporate Communications
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Job Description

Union Pacific is accepting online applications for a student internship position on the Corporate Communications team at UP Center in Omaha, Nebraska. The intern will support day-to-day functions and assist with creating promotional materials as well as learn the intricacies involved in protecting and promoting the Union Pacific brand.This internship is designed to provide students hands-on opportunities in a fast-paced environment in one of Americas leading companies. The successful prospect can expect a mentored learning experience, and the opportunity to expand his/her classroom knowledge and skills.Work schedule can be designed to accommodate academic class schedule; however, availability to work 20 hours per week is required.Responsibilities

* Write internal and external communications focused on a variety of topics ranging from corporate policy to human interest and heritage
* Write news releases and compile media distribution lists
* Assist with project management for various company initiatives
* Staff corporate events
* Social media monitoring and response
* Conduct topical research and support monthly metrics reporting

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. Internships available in core department business groups may be determined by business need.

Assist with project management for various company initiatives and complete administrative tasks and special projectsLearn and perform core department business group work tasks, processes, and customer servicesPerform administrative support for department business group managersDevelop and execute project action plans and perform team assignmentsBuild and strengthen a network of professional contacts within departments and across the companyPerform other duties as assigned

College credits equivalent to two years toward an undergraduate degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, English or a closely aligned fieldBasic organization AND prioritization skillsBasic time and project management skillsProficient verbal and written communication skills

Experience as a writer/editor for a university newspaper and/or academic, nonprofit or for-profit organizationsAble to demonstrate effective business writing and editing skills with AP style experienceExperience with Adobe Creative Cloud Design ToolsExperience with Adobe Creative Cloud Design ToolsExperience with social media platforms and analyticsExperience with MS Office software applications, such as Word, Excel, Power Point and/or AccessExperience working in corporate communicationsAble to demonstrate effective business writing and editing skillsAble to plan and manage multiple projects, and meet deadlinesAble to maintain the highest level of organization, creativity and professionalism in a fast-paced environment

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. Internships available in core department business groups may be determined by business need.

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 click here 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.

About Union Pacific Railroad Company

Union Pacific Corporation (UPC) is engaged in the transportation business. The Company?s operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR), links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the United States. Union Pacific Railroad Company?s business mix includes agricultural products, automotive, chemicals, energy, industrial products and intermodal. UPRR has approximately 32,094 route miles, linking Pacific Coast and Gulf Coast ports with the Midwest and eastern United States gateways and providing several corridors to Mexican gateways. The freight traffic consists of bulk, manifest and premium business. Bulk traffic consists of coal, grain, rock, or soda ash in unit trains. Manifest traffic is individual carload or less than train-load business, including commodities, such as lumber, steel, paper and food. The transportation of finished vehicles and intermodal containers is part of the premium business.