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Engineering Services - Summer Student (Engineering Program) - Bensenville, IL

  • Req ID: 82935
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Summer Student
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Bensenville, Illinois
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Available to: Students
  • Deadline to apply: 03/19/2021


Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.


What you’ll be working on:

Our Summer Student positions are framed to provide you with a business relevant project that will allow you to independently manage your own area of responsibility, while receiving support from an assigned leader and mentor.  Projects are scoped in alignment with your term length and typically focus on process optimization or other continuous improvement initiatives.


  • Ability to locate, understand, communicate and summarize industry agreements;
  • Create yard schematics from Google Earth across the system using AutoCAD;
  • Asset enrichment template creation and data entry;
  • Assist operations of LiDAR Collection;
  • Hi-Rail with Roadmasters and Inspectors learning day to day Engineering railroad operations.



  • Entering 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of studies in an Engineering Program;
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, AutoCAD and Shared Drives;
  • Must have dexterity on PC keyboard;
  • Must have good communication skills;
  • Must have good organization skills, and be able to work under pressure;
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team;
  • Ability to work long hours with changing work schedule;
  • Ability to drill down, understand root cause and resolve complex issues.


Canadian Pacific is working to close the gender gap in STEM related professions. 



Drug Test Elements:

CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  All new hires are required to undergo a drug screen.  We appreciate your cooperation in keeping CP safe and drug free. 

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:      

  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Employment verification
  • Social Security number verification

CP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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