Canadian National Railway Company Summer Internship - IT in Homewood, Illinois

Summer Internship for students in Information Technology CN is currently seeking candidates who are working towards obtaining a Bachelors of Science specializing inInformation Technologyfor a paid internship during the summer of 2018 (May 14- August 24, 2018).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate within the regional territory the IT portion of major facility/personnel relocations and project deployments, including storage and disposal of IT hardware. Ensuring inventory is accurate and updated in a timely manner.
  • Identify and track customer problems. Escalate issues when required.
  • Guide the customer with technical advice and support for daily issues.
  • Apply and ensure compliance within CN I&T; standards.
  • Attend conference calls and internal meetings
  • Work on special projects as assigned Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • Valid driver's license
  • Must be a legal U.S Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must be a student currently enrolled and working towards a degree in Information Technology.
  • Good understanding of IT Infrastructure components and their relationships.
  • Ability to become familiar with CN standard hardware and software.
  • Ability to network across the organization.
  • Ability to become familiar with the organizational structure and functional process.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are necessary in English
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to travel, with minimal notice, anywhere within our US or Canada operations during the internship.
  • Ability to work both inside and outside in all types of weather conditions
  • Ability to pass a background investigation pertaining to federal and state criminal history, including driver history
  • Must be able to attend Welcome Week - May 14-May 18, 2018 in Homewood, IL

Working Conditions:

  • Combination of office work and working outdoors in varying weather and environmental conditions.
  • Adhere to safe work procedures and policies.
  • Travel for company business

The ideal candidate profile:

  • Interested in a career as an IT Regional Services Representative following the internship
  • Knowledge of railway practices, railway design standards, industry standards and federal regulations affecting railway facilities and operations
  • Demonstrates the ability to work autonomously, adapt rapidly to changing circumstances and situations and manage stressful situations.
  • Collaborative and team-oriented, can motivate others to achieve set objectives and maintains positive interactions.
  • Is result-focused, while prioritizing daily tasks.
  • Excellent English verbal, reading comprehension and writing skills.
  • Dedicated to getting the job done while meeting established standards of quality, safety and company satisfaction.
  • Understands and applies safety standards


  • Previous experience in a railroad environment
  • Students that are entering their Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year

Work location:

  • Homewood, IL

State/Province: IL

City: Homewood

Country: United States

Auto req ID: 8527BR