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Fall 2021-Industrial Development Internship (Civil Engineers)

Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.


Work Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • During the months of September to December

Job Description

Co-op will gain knowledge of Norfolk Southern’s Industrial Development process. Co-op will help in the process of updating site material and site data base. Co-op will work closely with an engineer to help with preliminary and conceptual industry track and industrial park plans. Responsibilities include 20% travel.


Student must be versed in engineering drawing software such as Microstation/AutoCAD. Knowledge of Microsoft products and Adobe Acrobat are preferred. Should be willing to study site information and reference material in order to resolve problems and make layouts suggestions.


Our co-op program requires an individual be a full-time college student, have a formal arrangement with their academic institution, and be able to alternate full-time work and school semesters. The student may alternate between work and study for three or more terms.



Civil Engineering candidates. Salary for this full-time position depends on class level at the time of employment.


All co-ops will be paid according to the following:


Freshman - $2,500/month

Sophomore - $2,800/month

Junior - $3,000/month

Senior - $3,300/month

Graduate Student - $3,666/month

*$850 living stipend for those that qualify*

New Headquarters – Atlanta, GA


Norfolk Southern is in the process of constructing a vibrant & modern corporate HQ in Midtown Atlanta, GA. Our HQ is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2021. To check out a sneak peek, we’ve linked a playlist below.





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.


We are a team of more than 20,000 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.


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. More information can be found at NS-EEO



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