Intern - Fellow (Operations Research) Spring 2019

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: 09/04/2018
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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Full time
Fort Worth, TX 76131, US