Human Resources Summer Intern 2024 (Paid)

Posted on Aug. 22, 2023 by InternPlug

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  • 1 Vacancy

Job Description

Who are we:

We are one of the largest U.S. railroads transporting the nations freight across 28 western states and 3 Canadian provinces. As a member of our team, you will play a role in supporting the movement of essential products and materials that help feed, clothe, supply, and power communities throughout America and the world. Come make a difference with us!

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Intern Program:

The paid Summer Internship Program is an opportunity to experience what it’s like to be a full-time BNSF employee. As an intern at BNSF, you’ll be given real-life, impactful assignments that will put your skills and education into practice. Your summer project will combine classroom experience and real-life business situations to provide value-added work to BNSF. The program is designed to identify students who will be hired by BNSF as full-time Management Trainees after they graduate. During your summer internship, you will get the chance to network with peers, our Business Resource Groups, and Senior Leaders throughout the BNSF network.

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Work Location:
Fort Worth, TX

Anticipated Start Date: 05/29//2024

Number of Positions: 2
Salary Range: $4,125 per month

Applicants will be notified via e-mail regarding potential interviews, testing, and hiring events for this position. Please check your e-mail daily.


As a Human Resources Intern, you will have the opportunity to positively contribute to the Initiatives of the Human Resources and Medical Department. You will gain valuable knowledge and hands-on experiences within various aspects of HR. Interns will participate in projects and exposures that will provide the opportunity to learn and develop new competencies within HR while being able to influence business decisions and impact the broader organization.

Opportunities exist to gain exposure in the following areas:

  • Talent Acquisition
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Learning and Development
  • Talent Development
  • Performance Management
  • Workforce Analytics
  • Wellness & EAP Programs

As a HR Intern you can expect the following:

  • Lead and participate in projects that will influence business decisions and have an impact on the future of the organization.
    • Gain insights through research, benchmarking, feedback, and data analysis.
    • Partner with HR teams to share insights and propose recommendations.
    • Present proposals to Team Leaders and Sr. HR Leaders
  • Implement changes across the impacted organization.
  • Participate in various HR department activities such as hiring, performance management, talent development to gain exposure to these processes across the organization and develop more insight into HR’s impact on the organization.
  • Gain exposure and understanding to other aspects of BNSF to gain broader understanding of the organization.

Qualified candidates must be able to:

  • Demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Work effectively in a team environment.
  • Express ideas and information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Recognize and respond effectively to unexpected situations and tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrate strong project management skills and the ability to manage deadlines.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changing task priorities and work situations.
  • Demonstrate ability to complete tasks regardless of obstacles.


  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work.


  • Primarily an office environment with some field activities.
  • Normal office hours, Monday through Friday, with weekend or evening work as required.


  • Authorization to work in the US without Company sponsorship now AND in the future.
  • Able and willing to relocate to Fort Worth, Texas for the summer.
  • Pursuing a Bachelors or Graduate degree from an accredited university, and will complete degree no earlier than Fall 2024, Spring 2025, Fall 2025, Spring 2026, or Fall 2026.
  • Have or anticipate to have at least a 2.50 cumulative GPA with a degree in Engineering OR a 2.75 or higher cumulative GPA with a non-Engineering degree.
  • Have four (4) years or less of professional work experience, EXCLUDING internships, part-time jobs, or positions held pursuing a degree in high school and/or college.
  • Able to work out of the Fort Worth office (with potential of being 50% hybrid)


  • Currently pursuing a degree in Human Resources, Management, Legal Studies, Business, OR a similar degree program.


  • Criminal history
  • Last 7 years of driving history
  • Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  • Social Security number
  • Education
  • Medical evaluation
  • Drug Screen
  • Other elements as needed
BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free. Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at .

BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

SF: MO | [[mfield5]] | Human Resources | Fort Worth, TX | 76131

Advertised until:
Sept. 21, 2023

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