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Fall 2019 Industrial Development Co-op

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Date: Mar 31, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 11536: Fall 2019 - Industrial Development 

Posting Start Date: 04/01/2019


A Day in the Life of an Industrial Development Co-Op

As a Co-op you will gain knowledge of Norfolk Sothern’s Industrial Development process. Co-ops will work closely with our team of engineers to help with preliminary engineering analysis and industry track design. Students should be familiar with engineering drawing software such as Microstation/AutoCAD. Knowledge of Microsoft Office products and Adobe Acrobat are preferred. Co-ops will be asked to gather and analyze data, identify challenges, and provide conceptual solutions to land development projects. Co-ops are tasked with providing preliminary engineering plans and exhibit drawings to aid in facilitating growth along our rail lines. Co-ops will also assist in the process of updating and maintaining our industrial site database.


What makes a successful Co-Op in Industrial Development?

  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to articulate challenges and provide solutions.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree
    • Preferred Degree Paths: Civil Engineering



  • Freshman (27 or fewer credits) - $2,500/month
  • Sophomore (28 to 59 credits) - $2,800/month
  • Junior (60 to 89 credits) - $3,000 /month
  • Senior (90 or more credits) - $3,300/month
  • Graduate Student - $3,666/month

*Living stipend of $850/month is available to those who qualify.


Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is 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 operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.

We are a team of more than 28,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation". As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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