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Headed to Sturgis? Pack Your Resume

Posted August 9, 2017 01:00 PM CDT

Union Pacific has a booth at the 2017 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. Meet with our recruiters to discuss career opportunities with the railroad.

If you thought the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was only for leather-clad bikers, you’re wrong. The rally has evolved since it began in the 1930s, attracting motorcyclists and enthusiasts as well as urban professionals and business people. And this year, Union Pacific Railroad, who is recruiting talent.

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Chicago Machinist Keeps Locomotives Running

Jul. 11, 2017 09:20 AM CST

Ten years ago, Jowan Sims was a janitor at a downtown Chicago office building. Working for the railroad wasn’t on his radar until a manager commending his work ethic told him Union Pacific Railroad was hiring.

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Intern Program Brings Field Operations to the Office

Jun. 26, 2017 12:12 AM CST

College-age students from around the nation experienced a traffic simulation of North Platte, Nebraska’s Bailey Yard, what it’s like to have your boots on the ballast at a Conductor Simulator and how 3-D printing and drones can benefit the railroad.

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Girls of Steel Earn Railroad Scouting Patch

Jun. 12, 2017 01:48 PM CST

While many students are spending their first days of summer vacation at the pool, 19 Omaha, Nebraska, Girl Scouts went to work at Union Pacific as “Girls of Steel.” It was an opportunity to see the endless career possibilities the railroad offers and discover how goods they use every day make it to their favorite stores.

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Diesel Electrician Applies Military Experience to Locomotives

Jun. 5, 2017 08:32 AM CST

Arturo Cantu spent four years stationed in El Toro, California, as a corporal in the United States Marine Corps, working as a generator mechanic. When he got out of the military in 1999, he searched for a civilian job that aligned with his skill set and came upon a job fair at the Department of Veterans Affairs. That’s where he learned about careers at Union Pacific.

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