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Intern - Fellow (Operations Research) Summer 2019

Date: Jan 31, 2019

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131

Company: BNSF

Apply early as this job may be removed or filled prior to the closing date, which is approximately seven (7) days after the posting date.


Job Location: Fort Worth
Anticipated Start Date: 06/10/2019
Number of Positions: 5
Salary Range: $45,760 - $54,080
Salary Band: 19



An OR Intern-Fellow’s work in the BNSF Operations Research and Advanced Analytics Group may include, but is not limited to, the following:

  1. work with key stakeholders and subject-matter-experts to understand business problems and consider solution approaches
  2. data manipulation and analysis
  3. design, develop, test, and implement OR models and decision-support tools
  4. share results with key stakeholders



  1. This position requires an onsite presence in our Fort Worth office.
  2. 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, is preferred.



  • Masters or Ph.D. students pursuing a major or minor in one of the following: Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, or Transportation.  Ph.D. students are preferred.
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 is required.  An overall GPA of 3.5 is preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Aptitude for computer programming – e.g., CPLEX, VBA, SAS, and Java or another object-oriented programming language
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office – e.g., Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint



BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


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Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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