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Application Development Fall Intern 2023

Date: Mar 7, 2023

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.



Job Description

Norfolk Southern Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, seeks a highly motivated and qualified candidate for internship with strong development and analytical skills with proficiency in one or more of the following: .NET, Java, or a front-end development framework. This individual will work on a dynamic, Agile project team developing and supporting one of our highly available and mission critical applications.

The successful candidate will possess a positive attitude with excellent communication and analytical skills with a focus on results. This person must also be able to work closely with the business partners and other cross-functional IT teams to ensure efficient system and code design, assist with development, review code, and deliverables are thoroughly unit tested. 

As a part of our innovative pricing software development team, you will take part in the development of cutting-edge solutions solving the challenging needs of our business. You will build solutions from the ground up, starting with investigating design approaches, prototyping new solutions, and evaluating technical feasibility. You will be responsible for all aspects of development including design, development, testing, and maintenance of key systems. You will work in a dynamic environment to deliver a forward-looking user experience while maintaining high-quality software. 



Actively seeking a 4-yr college degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics


  • Work with the Product Owners to create a comprehensive design based on business needs.
  • Code high quality code based on detailed designs that meet requirements.
  • Provide support for mission critical applications.
  • Effectively communicate with end-users, co-workers, managers, and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative and attention to detail during daily operations.
  • Deliver innovative, engaging web applications using the latest software technologies.
  • Work with outside vendors and external teams to collect and confirm business and technical requirements.
  • Identify design problems and devise solid technical solutions.
  • Continuously improve and enforce best practices, coding, and UI/UX standards.



  • The ability to enhance, customize, and debug existing web applications
  • Working knowledge on Java or .NET
  • Working knowledge on a JavaScript library – React or Angular


Preferred Skills:

  • Working knowledge on relational databases: DB2 or SQL Server
  • High-level understanding of system design and architecture.


We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.


  • Freshman Year $3,430
  • Sophomore Year $3,768
  • Junior Year $4,107
  • Senior Year $4,347
  • Masters Year $5,126
  • PHD Year $5,960

Company Overview

Since 1827, Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) and its predecessor companies have safely moved the goods and materials that drive the U.S. economy. Today, it operates a customer-centric and operations-driven freight transportation network. Committed to furthering sustainability, Norfolk Southern helps its customers avoid 15 million tons of yearly carbon emissions by shipping via rail. Its dedicated team members deliver more than 7 million carloads annually, from agriculture to consumer goods, and is the largest rail shipper of auto products and metals in North America. Norfolk Southern also has the most extensive intermodal network in the eastern U.S., serving a majority of the country’s population and manufacturing base, with connections to every major container port on the Atlantic coast as well as the Gulf of Mexico and Great Lakes. Learn more by visiting

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