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2022 Fall Marketing Internship

Date: Aug 14, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 31648: 2022 Fall Marketing Internship 


Job Description

A Day in the Life of a Market Analyst Intern


Work Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

As a Market Analyst Intern, you will be assigned to one of six commodity groups in Marketing including Coal, Chemicals, Metals & Construction, Agriculture or Paper, Clay & Forest Products, or Intermodal/Automotive. Our marketing team is responsible for maximizing profitability of existing business levels, developing new business, and maintaining and growing relationships with our existing customer base. As a member of this team, you will support internal customers in developing comprehensive market analyses and plans. Your quantitative analysis will be used to support Norfolk Southern’s business review and forecasting processes, business development and operating metrics.


What makes a successful Market Analyst?

  • Strong analytical skills to provide accurate revenue analysis, volume forecast, as well as supplemental analyses including data on macro-economic trends and drivers within NS’ markets.
  • Solid interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with your team, leadership, and your customers.
  • Ability to participate on high-functioning teams which craft and deliver presentations.
  • A self-starter willing to learn his or her commodity, external factors influencing pricing of that commodity, and interact with industry experts.
  • Skilled in conducting research studies that will provide the team members and senior management with actionable business intelligence.



  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree
    • Preferred Degree Paths: Economics, Management, Finance, Marketing, Business Administration, International Business, Statistics
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel



  • Freshman (27 or fewer credits) - $2,860/month
  • Sophomore (28 to 59 credits) - $3,170/month
  • Junior (60 to 89 credits) - $3,467/month
  • Senior (90 or more credits) - $3,623/month
  • Graduate Student - $4,333/month

*Living stipend of $750/month ($375/bi-monthly) is available to those who qualify.

Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.


At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.


Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Together, we power progress.


Effective December 8, 2021, NS has paused its implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate given the dynamic legal proceedings.  The ultimate outcome of the federal contractor vaccine mandate is yet to be determined. It is still possible that the mandate, as it applies to NS, could be upheld in court in the near future. If the mandate is upheld, NS employees will be required to be vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta