Career Pages

Youth In Rail – Quinlan Kane

Meet Quinlan Kane, a Hydrogen COE summer student at CPKC.  As an Engineering Assistant, he assists the mechanical and electrical teams with design work, test support, and 3D printer support.  Quinlan is currently studying mechanical engineering at the University of Waterloo. He is interested in green energy technology and new transportation technologies. “I’m also interested […]

Youth In Rail – Sarah Chen

Meet Sarah Chen, a quality assurance summer student at CPKC. Sarah’s responsibilities include test automation, software testing, and documentation maintenance. She is currently studying Engineering Science at the University of Toronto with the goal of becoming a fintech software engineer.

Youth In Rail – Liam Berzins

Meet Liam Berzins, a real estate summer student at CPKC.  Working in the Real Estate department, Liam is responsible for document control, analysis and other administrative tasks.  Liam attends the University of Calgary and is pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) & BA in International Relations.  He is looking forward to working in management consulting. 

Youth In Rail – Juanita Aguirre Cadena

Meet Juanita Aguirre Cadena, a summer student in Environmental Operations at CPKC.  Juanita supports Environmental Operations with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications for environmental compliance projects and environmental audits.  She is currently studying Environmental Technology at SAIT. Juanita’s goal is to become an environmental professional with GIS applications. 

Youth In Rail – Devyn Vincelli

Meet Devyn Vincelli, an intern with VIA Rail’s Real Estate & Facility Management team. “I’m working part-time right now because I’m taking summer classes. When it comes to student internships, flexibility is key,” he explains. Devyn is particularly interested in public transportation, especially passenger rail. I’m passionate about urban planning, environmental transition, and transportation infrastructure. […]

Youth In Rail – Martin Ortega

Meet Martin Ortega, who is doing an internship in the technical services department at VIA Rail. He is a student of mechanical engineering at the École de technologie supérieure. Martin is interested in railways, aeronautics, cars and cycling. He is particularly fascinated by sustainable development and green technologies. He aims to become a mechanical designer […]

Youth In Rail – Amanda Myerson

Meet Amanda Myerson, an Instructional Designer intern at VIA Rail.  Working in the Learning & Development, Employee Experience department, Amanda conducts needs assessments to create training programs. She supports the design and development of classroom and online training materials and is redesigning a customer service workshop for on-train service employees.  Amanda holds a bachelor’s degree […]

Youth In Rail – James Martin Chavez

Meet James Martin Chavez, who started at CN last fall as an intern in the Mechanical function and recently joined full-time as a Maintenance and Reliability Engineer.  James graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. As a Maintenance and Reliability Engineer, he is responsible for preventive […]

Youth In Rail – Megan McLeod

Meet Megan McLeod, who interns for the Western Mechanical Division of CN Railway.  Megan is an electrical engineering student at the University of Alberta and plans to specialize in plasma and photonics in her final year.   Her career goal is to apply her knowledge as an electrical engineer in the field of energy and […]

Scholarships, Financial Aid & Diversity Recruitment

Below is a list of scholarships, diversity recruitment programs and financial aid resources offered by Canadian railways and governments, to help you achieve your goal of working in the rail industry. Railway Industry Initiatives CN’s Diversity Scholarship ProgramCN offers grants to support the post-secondary education of women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, military veterans and […]