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2023 Expenditure Accounting Summer Intern

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 33765: 2023 Expenditure Accounting Summer Intern 


Position Responsibilities

Accounting Interns work in our dynamic Expenditure Accounting group and get practical accounting experience through leading task-oriented projects and supporting a broad set of departmental functions across the team.  As an Intern, you will join a diverse team of experienced professionals and be assigned to one of our four functional departments:  Accounts Payable, Capital Accounting, Payroll, and Miscellaneous Billing. 



What makes a successful Accounting Intern?

  • A self-starter committed to seeking opportunities to learn about the rail industry and accounting practices.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to manage time, plan, and prioritize work demands effectively
  • Positive and professional attitude
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.




  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree
    • Preferred Degree Paths: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Management, and other majors in a similar field of study will be considered
  • In depth knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office software





Freshman (27 or fewer credits) - $2,948/month

Sophomore (28 to 59 credits) - $3,293/ month

Junior (60 to 89 credits) - $3,553/month

Senior (90 or more credits) - $3,763/month

Graduate Student - $4,507/month

*Pay one time roundtrip mileage for out of area students.

*$425 bi-monthly housing stipend for out of area students (not prorated).



Work Conditions

Environment: Office

Hybrid - Two days (office); Three days (remote)

Duration – 12 weeks

Travel Required: 0-1 days per month



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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta