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Summer 2019 - Environmental Internship

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Date: Jan 1, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 10987: Summer 2019 - Environmental Internship 


Job Description

In this developmental position you will receive broad exposure to our Environmental Protection group with focus on corporate environmental compliance, emergency preparedness, and emergency response. Specific duties, among others, could include:

  • Review, analyze, and comment on pollution control plans, spill response plans, draft environmental permits
  • Review, analyze, and comment on plans and specifications for pollution control systems and storm water control systems
  • Monitor field construction of engineered environmental control systems
  • Trouble-shoot water quality issues to improve compliance
  • Work with Environmental Management Information Systems and compliance databases to track and update compliance related tasks
  • Assist with corporate training initiatives related to the Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act
  • Prepare official corporate environmental documents
  • Analyze environmental incidents for trends, root causes, and to identify corrective and preventive measures
  • Assist corporate environmental personnel in scheduling and executing site audits for environmental compliance for multiple environmental media areas.


What makes a successful Environmental Intern?

  • Upbeat Attitude
  • Self-starter
  • Great organization skills
  • Strong written & oral communication skills
  • Strong computer skills



  • Safety: You must always work in a safe manner
  • Environment: Office and limited field work
  • On-Call:  No
  • Weekend Work:  No
  • Travel Required:   0-3 Days/month


Education / Experience

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree
  • Environmental or civil engineering is preferred



  • Freshman - $2,500/month
  • Sophomore - $2,800/month
  • Junior - $3,000/month
  • Senior - $3,300/month
  • Graduate – $3,666/month

*Housing stipend for those who qualify ($850/month)

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 27,000 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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