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UPS Overview

Atlanta, GA (US)
10000+ employees
1907
Company - Public (UPS)
Logistics & Supply Chain
$10+ billion (AUD) per year
At UPS, we love logistics.

But what's it really all about?

Every day, we choreograph the infinite movements of goods, funds, and information in more than 200 countries and territories.

From our early ... Read more

Mission: Empowering careers & commerce around the globe takes more than the concerted efforts of innovative thinkers, collaborative teammates & incredible technology. It calls on the values, purpose & mission that have driven us right from ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Future You earns a college degree. Part-Time Package Handlers have the opportunity to earn up to $25,000 for college tuition on top of weekly pay. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQQiy

    Earn & Learn

    From where you are now to earning your degree.

  • Calling all college students! UPS is coming to a campus near you this semester. Come chat with our recruiters to find out where Future You fits in at UPS!

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UPS – Why Work For Us?


As a global leader in package delivery and supply chain solutions, UPS is passionate about innovating new ways to make business work better, from complex international distribution networks to local business deliveries. That’s logistics. And that’s exactly what a career at UPS is all about.

From our roots as a Seattle, Washington-based bike-messenger company to our present day, multi-billion-dollar global corporation, our team has held a singular focus?making the world work better for everyone. At the heart of all that we do, you’ll find a true dedication to our people, our customers and the communities we serve.

Whether you start with UPS straight out of school like many of our senior managers did, or arrive with years of valuable experience, everyone at UPS has the opportunity to grow. Empowering careers and commerce around the globe takes more than innovative thinkers, collaborative teammates, and incredible technology. It calls on the values, purpose, and mission that have driven us right from the start.

It all begins with talented individuals like you? People who are ready to turn ideas into successful business practices. Explore how UPS jobs can make the world work better for you.


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Going the extra mile makes the world work better. 

Logistics isn't just systems, supply chains, and epic infrastructure. It's a diverse team of individuals who bring their passion to the mission of UPS every day, offering better ways to orchestrate everything from complex international distribution networks to local business deliveries. It all begins with talented individuals like you – people who are ready to deliver on our reputation for billions of customers everywhere. 

That's why we support our part-time employees with full-time benefits, exposure to an incredible range of opportunities and training programs and a practice of promoting from within. Here you'll have the freedom to change your role any number of times, while working for a company whose reliability is second to none. Your passion for innovation, and the pride that comes with doing what you do best, will be rewarded at every level. UPSers are hardworking, collaborative, and entrepreneurial. You'll fit right in.  

Living your dreams makes the world work better. 

Making the world work better. Faster. Smarter. As the leading package delivery company and global leader in supply chain solutions, we’re passionate about bringing better ways to orchestrate everything from complex international distribution networks to local business deliveries. That’s logistics. And that’s exactly what careers at UPS are all about. 

Across the skies, oceans and borders, UPS team members deliver on that promise for billions of customers every day. We offer limitless opportunities in a huge range of career areas, so you’re sure to find roles that suit your dreams and your expertise, along with a lifetime of possibilities.       

Learn more about our career areas at UPS:

If you’re ready for hourly/seasonal work and maybe something more, the smart route is at UPS. 

When you join our global team for a season or year-round, you’ll have some cash in your pocket, and have access to the kind of permanent career opportunities that will keep you moving in the right direction.

We strongly encourage you to consider applying for the Part-time Package Handler role by clicking on the blue icon. Most locations provide up to $25,000 in education assistance toward college, technical or trade school.  

Metropolitan College

Metropolitan College is not a brick and mortar college. Instead, it is a partnership between UPS, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the University of Louisville, and Jefferson Community and Technical College. The program requires that students work part–time in the UPS Air Operation in Louisville, KY. Participants in the program work in the 1DA operation with a start time between 10:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. in exchange for a free education at either of the two partnership schools. Benefits of the program, in addition to regular employee benefits, include:

  • Deferred full undergraduate in–state tuition
  • Book Reimbursement
  • Academic Bonuses
  • Student support at work
  • Student support on campus
  • Career Services
  • On–site computer lab

More details about the Metropolitan College program are available at www.metro–college.com.

Chicagoland Regional College Program (CRCP)

The Chicagoland Regional College Program (CRCP) is a partnership program between the UPS Hodgkins facility and five participating colleges (Moraine Valley Community College, Chicago State University, Morton College, Prairie State College and Olive–Harvey College). Individuals that are accepted into the program attend one of these colleges and are available to work at UPS during the Sunrise (4am-9am) or Night (10pm-3am) shift as a part–time package handler. The program offers additional educational benefits to help cover their college expenses. More details about the CRCP program are available at http://www.crcprogram.com.

Available Scholarships For Children Of UPS Employees

Bringing the dream of a college education closer to reality is what UPS scholarships help fund. As the cost to attend colleges and universities continues to rise, UPS supports a wide range of scholarship programs to ensure students have the opportunity to pursue higher education. Through the Foundation for Independent Higher Education (FIHE), The UPS Foundation supports scholarships at all of the 665 independent colleges nationwide as well as several National Merit Scholars each year. In addition, The Foundation funds scholarships for the children of UPS employees.

James E. Casey Scholarship Program

The James E. Casey Scholarship Program was established in 1963 for the purpose of offering scholarship support to children of UPS employees who planned to enter four–year degree programs at colleges and universities. Scholarships are awarded in amounts ranging from $2,000 to $6,000 per year over four years of undergraduate study at a college or university. These programs also include scholarships for Achievement Scholars, Merit Scholars, Canadian and Mexican students.The competition for the scholarships is open to any student who is a U.S. citizen and whose parent is a regular UPS employee on the date of the student's application and at the time of award.

The George D. Smith Scholarship Program

The George D. Smith Scholarship Program was established in 1983 to provide support for children of full–time UPS employees who are high school seniors planning to enroll in full–time courses of study of two years or less. The scholarships range from $500 to $2,000 per year. Eligible programs include those at business schools, vocational–technical schools, and associate degree programs at four–year colleges and universities. The programs must result in either an associate degree or another formal certification of skills.

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UPS Reviews

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UPS Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at UPS (Howell, MI (US)) in October 2014.

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    Observed the building and policies in a group then everyone went in for a one-on-one interview. It felt really quick and breezy, it seemed as though everyone got the job.

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UPS Awards & Accolades

  • World's Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2014
  • Workforce Optimas Gold Award, Workforce Management Magazine, 2013
  • 100 Best Corporate Citizens, Corporate Responsibility Magazine, 2013
  • Top 250 Companies, Information Week 500, 2013
  • World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere Institute, 2013
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