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Network Systems Intern - Spring 2023

Date: Sep 24, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.


A Day in the Life of a IT - Network Operations Intern:


Work Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • 7:00AM to 4:00PM 
  • During the months of Jan. to April


As an intern within our Information Technology Department, you will have the opportunity to be involved with the development of a variety of enterprise web applications and with existing systems enhancements to help facilitate train operations. You will also be working on enhancing unique and exciting systems that support business operations including train management and control systems, geographic information systems and maps, complex event management, customer support systems and may include support, trouble-shooting and problem resolution skills.


What makes a successful Information Technology Intern?

  • Articulate technical and business elements of the job function.
  • Strong communication skills both verbally & written.
  • Have the aptitude to learn new skills, interact with and engage with peers, management, and business partners.

As an intern you will:

You will be a member of the Network Operations team. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Complete requests for voice and data connectivity
  • Work on multiple projects with your teammates.
  • Be entrusted with independent assignments.

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN network connectivity
  • 802.11 wireless
  • PBX systems
  • VISIO is a plus



You will be enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree (BS) program at the time of the Internship.

Preferred Majors: Computer and Information Sciences, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, or a similar field.

Coursework in Information Security and/or Information Assurance a plus



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


You must be able to work in our midtown Atlanta HQ for 3 months in the Spring of 2023


Relocation assistance is not provided, but Norfolk Southern does offer a Living Stipend of $850/month, which is taxed, to those who qualify.

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