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Spring 2023 Industrial Development Intern (Civil Engineers)

Date: Nov 13, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 33714: Spring 2023 Industrial Development Intern (Civil Engineers) 


Schedule: Monday-Friday


Work: January - April

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       $2,948 

Sophomore    $3,293

Junior             $3,553

Senior             $3,763

Post Graduate $4,507


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

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.


Effective December 8, 2021, NS has paused its implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine mandate given the dynamic legal proceedings.  The ultimate outcome of the federal contractor vaccine mandate is yet to be determined. It is still possible that the mandate, as it applies to NS, could be upheld in court in the near future. If the mandate is upheld, NS employees will be required to be vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta