FAQs

 

What’s the minimum age requirement to work at Norfolk Southern?
The minimum age is 18.

How do I apply for a job or submit my resume?
To be considered for any position, you must create a profile through the jobs.nscorp.com website. Mailed and emailed resumes will not be considered. To apply for a position at Norfolk Southern, please follow the steps below.

  1. Locate the position you are most interested in and best qualified for.
  2. Click the yellow [Apply now] button.
  3. Select “Apply Now”.
  4. Click “Continue” after accepting the Privacy Agreement.
  5. Log-in using your username and password OR Click the “New User” button to register as a new user.
  6.  Add your resume, attach a cover letter, and then continue completing your profile. 

How should I dress for my interview?
Come dressed appropriately for the position you’re interested in. Professional dress always makes a great first impression.

Does Norfolk Southern offer internships? How do I apply?
Yes!  Norfolk Southern offers internships tailored to specific positions and career paths. Find out more about our internship programs here. You can apply for available internships there, too.

How many open positions can I apply for at a time?
You can apply for as many as you like, but we can only consider you for one at a time.  To ensure you’re being considered for the role that interests you most, our suggestion is to apply for that one only.  If that one doesn’t work out, then it’s a great time to apply for other opportunities.

I started an application but don’t have time to finish it right now.
Once you have started your application and/or questionnaire, you can always save your work and return at any time to complete the form and submit it. When you’re ready to return to your application, just click the “Edit Application” link listed at the top of every page on Jobs.nscorp.com.  The resulting screen will allow you to log in and complete your application.

I’ve completed my interview, but haven’t heard anything yet.  What should I do next?
Please be patient. We put great care and diligence into determining each individual’s fit for the position and our company, and there may be a number of candidate interviews to complete before we make a selection decision.  You’ll be contacted via phone or e-mail to inform you of the outcome of your interview.

How can I be contacted when positions become available?
You can create a ‘job agent’ when you join the Norfolk Southern Talent Community.  In your NS Talent Community profile the job agents or keywords you have setup will notify you via email when those keywords are mentioned in a new job posting. Our jobs are posted on Jobs.nscorp.com as they become available.

 

 

FAQs

What’s the minimum age requirement to work at Norfolk Southern?
The minimum age is 18.

How do I apply for a job or submit my resume?
To be considered for any position, you must create a profile through the jobs.nscorp.com website. Mailed and emailed resumes will not be considered. To apply for a position at Norfolk Southern, please follow the steps below.

  1. Locate the position you are most interested in and best qualified for.
  2. Click the yellow [Apply now] button.
  3. Select “Apply Now”.
  4. Click “Continue” after accepting the Privacy Agreement.
  5. Log-in using your username and password OR Click the “New User” button to register as a new user.
  6.  Add your resume, attach a cover letter, and then continue completing your profile. 

How should I dress for my interview?
Come dressed appropriately for the position you’re interested in. Professional dress always makes a great first impression.

Does Norfolk Southern offer internships? How do I apply?
Yes!  Norfolk Southern offers internships tailored to specific positions and career paths. Find out more about our internship programs here. You can apply for available internships there, too.

How many open positions can I apply for at a time?
You can apply for as many as you like, but we can only consider you for one at a time.  To ensure you’re being considered for the role that interests you most, our suggestion is to apply for that one only.  If that one doesn’t work out, then it’s a great time to apply for other opportunities.

I started an application but don’t have time to finish it right now.
Once you have started your application and/or questionnaire, you can always save your work and return at any time to complete the form and submit it. When you’re ready to return to your application, just click the “Edit Application” link listed at the top of every page on Jobs.nscorp.com.  The resulting screen will allow you to log in and complete your application.

I’ve completed my interview, but haven’t heard anything yet.  What should I do next?
Please be patient. We put great care and diligence into determining each individual’s fit for the position and our company, and there may be a number of candidate interviews to complete before we make a selection decision.  You’ll be contacted via phone or e-mail to inform you of the outcome of your interview.

How can I be contacted when positions become available?
You can create a ‘job agent’ when you join the Norfolk Southern Talent Community.  In your NS Talent Community profile the job agents or keywords you have setup will notify you via email when those keywords are mentioned in a new job posting. Our jobs are posted on Jobs.nscorp.com as they become available.