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Internship - Engineering

Internship - Engineering (Asset Management), Bensenville


Canadian Pacific (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) are now CPKC. As the only truly North American railway, we are making big moves! Drawing on our strong foundations and heritage, CPKC moves essential goods across our 20,000-mile network to support economic growth throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. Be a part of history as we connect a continent and create exciting career opportunities across our new transnational network. Visit to learn about the CPKC advantage, our purpose and culture.



An exciting (paid) opportunity to gain valuable work experience in the dynamic, fast-paced Railway industry! This position runs full time from May 2024 to August 2024 (potential for Fall part-time work in 2024) and will provide you with a  project to independently manage, while receiving support from an assigned leader and mentor.  Projects are scoped in alignment with your term length, are based mainly in the office, and typically will focus on asset management. 



  • 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 a Civil or Mechanical 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




  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program



As an employer with North American presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Drug Test Elements:

CPKC 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 CPKC safe and drug free. 


Background Investigation:

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


  • Criminal history check
  • Reference check
  • Education verification
  • Driver’s License Verification
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service
  • Social Security number verification


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



  • Req ID: 101583
  • Department: Engineering
  • Job Type: Summer Student
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Bensenville, Illinois
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • # of Positions: 8
  • Compensation Rate:
  • Job Available to: Students







Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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