Fall 2024 Industrial Development Intern (Civil Engineers)

Date: Nov 18, 2023

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 36633: Fall 2024 Industrial Development Intern (Civil Engineers) 

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Job Description

A Day in the Life of an Industrial Development Intern

As an Intern you will gain knowledge of Norfolk Sothern’s Industrial Development process. Interns 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. Interns will be asked to gather and analyze data, identify challenges, and provide conceptual solutions to land development projects. Interns are tasked with providing preliminary engineering plans and exhibit drawings to aid in facilitating growth along our rail lines. Interns will also assist in the process of updating and maintaining our industrial site database.


What makes a successful Intern 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



Year             Monthly Rate

Freshman       $3,120

Sophomore    $3,467

Junior             $3,651

Senior             $3,813

Post Graduate $4,680


Other Benefits

Pay one time roundtrip mileage for out of area students.

$425 bi-monthly housing stipend for out of area students (Not prorated)


Job Location

Midtown (TechSquare), Atlanta, GA

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 www.NorfolkSouthern.com.


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