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Summer 2019 Tax Internship

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Date: Jan 22, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 11142: Summer 2019 - Tax 

Posting Start Date: 01/22/2019


A Day in the Life of a Tax Intern

Tax Internship 

Location: Atlanta, GA


A Day in the Life


Tax Interns conducts tax accounting and performs analysis and audit in connection with federal, state and local tax activities for Norfolk Southern Corporation and subsidiaries. Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Reviews income statement and balance sheet activity to determine proper tax treatment.
  • Supports special studies for the purpose of tax planning.
  • Assists in the development of income tax accruals and associated information in accordance with tax laws and regulations and related financial reporting.
  • Prepares support documentation for tax positions and responses to audit inquiries.
  • Prepares returns, payments, extensions, claims and related documentation.


What makes a successful Tax Intern?


  • Strong analytical skills
  • Solid interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with your team and leadership.
  • A motivated self-starter with a desire to learn.
  • Ability to manage time, plan and prioritize work demands effectively.




  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree
    • Preferred Majors: Accounting, Finance – Taxation



  • Freshman (27 or fewer credits) - $2,500/month
  • Sophomore (28 to 59 credits) - $2,800/month
  • Junior (60 to 89 credits) - $3,000 /month
  • Senior (90 or more credits) - $3,300/month
  • Graduate Student - $3,666/month


*Living stipend of $850/month is available to those who qualify.

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 28,000 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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