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Summer Student - Real Estate

  • Req ID: 100747
  • Department: Market Strategy & Asset Management
  • Job Type: Summer Student
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Country: United States
  • % of Travel: 0-10%
  • Job Available to: Students
  • Deadline to apply: 04/16/2023


Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides 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 CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit



  • Read legal agreements for the purpose of identifying the document type and classifying the document key information;
  • Evaluate documents for purpose and characteristics, preparing them for scanning and long-term storage;
  • Create basic geographical information system related to property and railroad infrastructure and creating the corresponding geospatial data



  • Must be currently enrolled in a Business or Real Estate program or related field;
  • Ability and enthusiasm for learning new skillsets;
  • Possess a high level of attention to detail;
  • Able to work with minimal supervision;
  • Able to work well with others in a shared environment;
  • Enjoy learning about, and working with, detailed subject matter;
  • Comfortable with repetitive tasks;
  • Has good computer/data entry skills;
  • Able to read handwriting on historical documents;
  • Experience with Google Earth Pro application;
  • Knowledge of Section Township and Range coordinate system;
  • Familiar with real estate terminology;
  • Knowledge of Government Land Survey coordinate system;
  • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS software;
  • Interest in exploring career opportunities at CP Railway and/or real estate industry.



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 
  • Last 7 years of employment history; includes military service
  • Social Security number verification 


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


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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